Calgary Mayor Naheed Nenshi

Canada's Oldest, Youngest, Coolest Mayors In One Awesome Selfie

The Huffington Post Alberta | Posted 05.29.2014 | Canada Alberta

It doesn’t seem like Rob Ford is being missed much at this year’s Federation of Canadian Municipalities meeting. Calgary Mayor Naheed Nenshi t...

WATCH: Sharon, Nenshi And Bram!

The Huffington Post Alberta | Posted 05.25.2014 | Canada Alberta

When Lois of beloved Canadian children's group Sharon, Lois and Bram couldn't make the Calgary International Children's Festival last week, they chose...

LISTEN: Nenshi Vs. Radio Caller Does Not End Well

The Huffington Post Alberta | Posted 05.16.2014 | Canada Alberta

It's no secret Calgary Mayor Naheed Nenshi loves to debate. But he's being called "condescending" for his quick tongue and strong opinions after a...

LOOK: Nenshi Knows How To Handle The Haters

The Huffington Post Alberta | Posted 05.06.2014 | Canada Alberta

There's a reason Calgary Mayor Naheed Nenshi is considered one of the best Canadian politicians on Twitter. He's informative, engaging, and not afr...

LOOK: And You Thought Nenshi Couldn't Get Any Nerdier..

The Huffington Post Alberta | Posted 04.25.2014 | Canada Alberta

The stars are out in full force for the Calgary Comic and Entertainment Expo, but so far it's Mayor Naheed Nenshi who's stealing the show. The self...

Not As Popular As He Used To Be

The Huffington Post Alberta | Posted 03.31.2014 | Canada Alberta

Calgary Mayor Naheed Nenshi has slipped a little bit in the popularity department – but the council he leads had made big gains in approval, suggest...

Canada's Second Most Powerful Person

The Huffington Post Alberta | Posted 11.22.2013 | Canada Alberta

Canada is chock-full of influencers and achievers. Among the federal politicians, artists and business tycoons who make the Maclean's most powerful...

Straight Talk on Taxes and the City's Budget

Naheed Nenshi | Posted 01.23.2014 | Canada Alberta
Naheed Nenshi

There's been a lot of talk about the City's budget and your property taxes. I want to set the record straight about the budget and your taxes over the last three years, as well as what you get in return. Bear with me; it can be challenging to explain the City's budget, but I hope by reading through this blog post, you'll be able to gain a clearer understanding of property taxes and how the City uses your money.

WATCH: Nenshi's Advice To His 23-Year-Old Self

The Huffington Post Alberta | Posted 09.15.2013 | Canada Alberta

Calgary Mayor Naheed Nenshi had some honest advice for his younger self. "The 23-year-old Naheed was working on Bay Street in Toronto, making a lot...

How Politicians Are Using Quebec's Charter to Their Advantage

Rachel Décoste | Posted 11.11.2013 | Canada Politics
Rachel Décoste

Political grandstanding on the back of Quebec is a cutesy tactic to pledge allegiance to the local ethnic vote and to cozy up to countless other countrymen. But the side-effect of far-sightedness is a string of empty words.

Nenshi's Bold Plan For The $52 Million

The Huffington Post Alberta | Posted 07.22.2013 | Canada Alberta

Calgary Mayor Naheed Nenshi is urging council members to agree to use the city's unexpected $52-million tax surplus to help rebuild after flooding las...

Nenshi Piggybacks On Home Builder Video To Raise Cash

The Huffington Post Alberta | Posted 05.03.2013 | Canada Alberta

Hot on the heels of the home builders' video controversy last week, Calgary mayor Naheed Nenshi has come up with a way to turn the scandal into dollar...

Nenshi's Harsh Words For Keystone Opponents

CBC | Posted 03.30.2013 | Canada Alberta

Calgary Mayor Naheed Nenshi says he defended the Keystone XL pipeline proposal last week while he was at the World Economic Forum in Switzerland. ...

Nenshi Attends World Economic Forum Annual Meeting In Switzerland

Calgary Sun | Posted 03.23.2013 | Canada Alberta

Mayor Naheed Nenshi's junket to an economic forum in Switzerland smacks of self promotion rather than selling Calgary to the world, say a pair of alde...

Nenshi Says It Isn't Just About Bike Lanes And Food Trucks

The Huffington Post Alberta | Posted 12.18.2012 | Canada Alberta

Calgary Mayor Naheed Nenshi says his last two years in office have not all been about bike lanes and food trucks. In a letter to Calgary residents...

Nenshi Won't Build An Arena For Lady Gaga

The Huffington Post Alberta | Posted 12.11.2012 | Canada Alberta

Calgary Mayor Naheed Nenshi appeared on Shaw TV for an hour-long live Q&A session on Monday. While answering a question about a new arena in Calgary, ...

11 Questions For Naheed Nenshi

The Huffington Post Alberta | Posted 11.14.2012 | Canada Alberta

These days it seems everyone wants a piece of Calgary Mayor Naheed Nenshi. Thousands tweet and Facebook message him every day. He's sure to be on stag...

'I Think Mitt Romney's A Decent Guy': Nenshi Talks U.S. Election

The Huffington Post Alberta | Michelle Butterfield | Posted 01.09.2013 | Canada Alberta

As Naheed Nenshi ramps up his own election campaign, he told a youth gathering on Thursday he was turned off by the politics surrounding the recent U....

(WATCH) Nenshi Runs Again

The Huffington Post Alberta | Posted 11.07.2012 | Canada Alberta

Rumours started early Wednesday but by the afternoon, Calgary's beloved Mayor Naheed Nenshi had confirmed that he will be seeking re-election in 2013....

SEE: What Grade Did Readers Give Nenshi?

The Huffington Post Canada | Posted 10.19.2012 | Canada Alberta

Calgary Mayor Naheed Nenshi received a grade of A- from readers as he completed two years in office. The mayor celebrated his term in office by gr...

Mayor Nenshi Grades Council, How Do You Grade Him?

The Huffington Post Canada | Posted 10.19.2012 | Canada Alberta

Calgary Mayor Naheed Nenshi celebrated two years in office by grading his fellow council members and giving them an A-, The Calgary Sun reports. N...

Na-Na-Na-Na-Na-Na-Na-Na Nenshi!

The Huffington Post Alberta | Michelle Butterfield | Posted 08.24.2012 | Canada Alberta

It would be sweet if Calgary had a real-life superhero running the city...Oh wait, they do! Ok, ok. Not really. The above picture was tweeted o...

Rachel Mendleson

Rob Ford Not Alone In Facing Tough Budget Choices

HuffingtonPost.com | 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...