Calgary City Hall

Just A Motion Away: 14 Priority Items for Calgary City Council in 2014

Paul Hughes | Posted 03.08.2014 | Canada Alberta
Paul Hughes

Council is a slow grind even on a fast day. If they could slide it into second gear, we'd begrudgingly forgive the Culture of One Gear (bureaucracy) that has entrenched itself at city hall. It's a lot like peer pressure at school.


The Calgary Herald | Posted 01.23.2014 | Canada Alberta

Shane Homes CEO Cal Wenzel is suing the mayor of Calgary for $6 million. A statement of claim filed November 13 states Naheed Nenshi "developed an ...

Suspicious Package Found At City Hall

The Huffington Post Alberta | Posted 07.03.2013 | Canada Alberta

An suspicious package found at Calgary City Hall contains no explosive materials, police have determined. CBC Calgary reports the black bag contain...

Art Show Too Offensive For Calgary City Hall?

The Huffington Post Alberta | Posted 04.17.2013 | Canada Alberta

An anti-oil pipeline art exhibit has had its permit revoked and will soon be shipping off from Calgary's city hall. The show, titled Art for an Oil...

imagineCalgary: Calgary's Open Government Initiative Betrayed by Bureaucrats

Paul Hughes | Posted 01.30.2013 | Canada Alberta
Paul Hughes

We'll drive, copilot, change the tunes, serve up the beverages, adjust the heat and ensure government doesn't fall asleep... but someone has to open the doors so we can get in the car. Unlock the doors of government and let citizens in, that is the mantra of imagineCalgary, now firmly in the hands of hardened bureaucrats. The language of imagineCalgary is not their mother tongue and they are struggling with just the basic translation, let alone the incredibly lofty and epic targets found within the imagineCalgary tome.

Rachel Mendleson

Rob Ford Not Alone In Facing Tough Budget Choices | Rachel Mendleson | Posted 09.28.2011 | Canada Business

The battle lines were quickly drawn Thursday at Toronto City Hall, where hundreds of residents sat through hours of depositions for the chance to give...

Rookie Mayors Have One Thing In Common

The Huffington Post Canada | Jennifer Lewington | Posted 09.17.2011 | Canada Politics

Ever since they pulled off stunning election victories within a week of each other last year, the rookie mayors of Toronto and Calgary have shared the...