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The City of Champions - An Economic Renaissance
News Posted On Jul 18, 2021

The City of Champions - An Economic Renaissance

Whether it's overcoming a devastating tornado or recovering from a global pandemic, resiliency is one of our city's greatest strengths. For me, the City of Champions is more than a name -- it embodies who we are as Edmontonians. As we come out of one…

Fighting Food Insecurity in Edmonton
News Posted On Jun 30, 2021

Fighting Food Insecurity in Edmonton

If you know me or have been following my work as Can Man Dan, you know that I'm all about sustainable living and tackling food insecurity with practical solutions. In short, I love community gardens! Not only are they a great way to bring neighbours…

Ten Years of Being Can Man Dan
News Posted On Jun 21, 2021

Ten Years of Being Can Man Dan

On June 12, 2021, I had the great honour of celebrating ten years of being Can Man Dan! When I first started my activism work in June 2011, I had no idea that my door-to-door weekend passion project would turn into a multi-million dollar movement and…

Made in Edmonton - Ward Ipiihkoohkanipiaohtsi
News Posted On May 13, 2021

Made in Edmonton - Ward Ipiihkoohkanipiaohtsi

Shopping locally is something I have been passionate about for many years. Whether it's for my charitable endeavours, my bid for city council, or my everyday personal needs, I do my absolute best to purchase goods and services from Edmonton-based businesses.…

Big Money in Local Elections - Ward Ipiihkoohkanipiaohtsi
News Posted On Apr 11, 2021

Big Money in Local Elections - Ward Ipiihkoohkanipiaohtsi

"Who is funding and backing your campaign?" What should be a simple answer from municipal candidates has now become something more concerning and convoluted than ever before, and that's because there is more big money surrounding candidates and dictating…

Everything You Need to Know About Ward Ipiihkoohkanipiaohtsi
News Posted On Mar 24, 2021

Everything You Need to Know About Ward Ipiihkoohkanipiaohtsi

In the last few weeks, I've spoken with hundreds of residents in Ward¬†Ipiihkoohkanipiaohtsi and one thing I noticed is that there is a lot of confusion surrounding Edmonton's new ward names and boundaries. My instinct to help people and solve problems…

Supporting Edmonton in a Pandemic - Ward Ipiihkoohkanipiaohtsi
News Posted On Mar 02, 2021

Supporting Edmonton in a Pandemic - Ward Ipiihkoohkanipiaohtsi

When the pandemic hit last year, it caught us all off guard and changed the way we live our daily lives. It also brought many challenges that we'll be facing for years to come. That being said, when our community comes together, we can provide monumental…

Why I'm Running - Ward Ipiihkoohkanipiaohtsi
News Posted On Jan 22, 2021

Why I'm Running - Ward Ipiihkoohkanipiaohtsi

Whether you know me as Can Man Dan, Dan Johnstone, or just Dan, I am running to be your next city councillor for Ward Ipiihkoohkanipiaohtsi. I have been proud to call Edmonton home my entire life and have spent over twenty years in Ward¬†Ipiihkoohkanipiaohtsi,…

Big Support for Edmonton Businesses
News Posted On Jan 13, 2021

Big Support for Edmonton Businesses

I always take pride in supporting small and local business owners whenever I can. Not only are these types of businesses essential to Edmonton's economy, they are also fundamental to the livelihood of the employees working there. As the Chairman and…

Christmas is On! Thank you, Edmonton!
News Posted On Dec 25, 2020

Christmas is On! Thank you, Edmonton!

Thank you, Edmonton! My tenth annual Holiday Food and Toy Drive was a massive success and it's all because of you! Check out these numbers! After 22 chilly days in the cold, I wrapped up my final day of camping out for kids in need and I am so excited…