Brian Bowman — Winnipeg
Family: He and his wife, Tracy, have two children.
Elected: Oct. 22, 2014
Background: Bowman is Metis and is known for being the first indigenous mayor of a major Canadian city. He beat front-runner Judy Wasylycia-Leis, a former MP. Before being elected he was lawyer with a background in privacy law and social media.
Twitter followers: 14,786
Don Iveson — Edmonton
Family: He and his wife, Sarah Chan, have two young children.
Elected: Oct. 21, 2013
Background: Iveson was elected to city council in 2007 and took a run at the mayor's job when Stephen Mandel announced he wouldn't seek another term in office. Prior to politics he held positions in the student media with Canadian University Press and the Gateway at the University of Alberta.
Twitter followers: 59,891
Naheed Nenshi — Calgary
Elected: Oct. 18, 2010
Background: Nenshi was heralded as the first Muslim mayor of a large North American city when he was elected five years ago. Prior to politics he was a professor in the field of non-profit management at Mount Royal University's Bissett School of Business.
Twitter followers: 247,957
Gregor Robertson — Vancouver
Family: He and his wife, Amy, have four children.
Elected: Nov. 15, 2008
Background: Robertson co-founded Happy Planet, a Vancouver-based socially organic juice and natural foods company, before being elected to the provincial legislature as a New Democrat in 2005.
Twitter followers: 53,635
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