"They are honestly the worst people in the world to me. I've never dealt with people like this before."
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Sweeping demographic changes have drastically changed what was Canada's most conservative province. The cause of these demographic changes has been massive interprovincial and international migration. Conservatives in Alberta are vocal, well-connected and well-funded but they are not the majority. Progressives are.
Confirms what many have thought all along.
In Canada, the South Asian's are one of the most political active communities. Despite all of their successes, British Columbia's Ujal Dusanji remains to be the one, and still the first and only Premier of a Canadian province of South Asian heritage. Rana Bokhari intends to become the second.
I've heard it said that a person's true personality comes out in a crisis. If that's true, then thousands of people may well have fallen (further) in love with Calgary's own Mayor Nenshi these past few days. When Nenshi ran for mayor three years ago, he wasn't a serious contender according to the pollsters. Still, my husband and I put a sign on our lawn, believing that this Harvard-educated, articulate, and worldly young Calgarian was the future we wanted for our city.
After two consecutive weeks of the media fanfare over the Calgary city hall and its Mayor vs. the Calgary Home Builders Association (CHBA) verbal spat, I have to admit that this ping pong game of jab is starting to make for a lot more of an exciting read than the antics of certain Hollywood starlets' run-ins with the law and rehab.
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 grading his fellow council members, giving them an A-, o...
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 out Friday afternoon by Nenshi after a string of Twitter...