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Humbly, I’m asking you to vote for me, Scott McKeen. This is not a demand. Not a challenge. It is more of an offer than a request. On offer is my 12 years of observing, researching and writing about city council for The Edmonton Journal. On offer is my 24 years in total of working for the hometown newspaper, researching and writing about topics as diverse as land-use planning and urban isolation. Those years added...

1) How do you plan to encourage your constituents to become actively engaged in civic politics and city-sponsored events? Communication is my career choice. I was a journalist for nearly 30 years and when I left The Edmonton Journal in 2010 I launched a small business, a communications company. My plan is to hold monthly and informal coffee meetings at some cafe or restaurant in the ward. I realize these might start small, but I'm...

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To be a candidate for council is to answer a lot of questions. Below are a few questions that were sent to me by a voter, along with my answers. Let me point out, though, that I don't have all the answers. No one does. I like to think I'm a quick study. As a journalist I had to do interviews and research for every story and column. A councillor needs such skills, too. He...

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