'Getting Blotto': Nenshi And Gang Debate Drinking At Work

'Getting Blotto': Nenshi And Gang Debate Drinking At Work

01.20.2015
Council members accused colleagues Monday of drinking during meeting supper breaks and “getting blotto” at community events, as a councillor...
Tobogganing Ban in Canadian Cities Raises Other and Equally Disturbing Concerns

Tobogganing Ban in Canadian Cities Raises Other and Equally Disturbing Concerns

01.15.2015
I guess driving is next on the hit list because the City has built the roads on which we drive. And what about walking? Heavens, that can...
The Highest Paid Mayor In All The Land

The Highest Paid Mayor In All The Land

Michelle Butterfield   01.14.2015
An automatic 3.8 per cent raise issued to Calgary Mayor Naheed Nenshi earlier this month has made him the highest paid mayor in Canada....
Nenshi Wants MORE Tobogganing Hills, Not Less

Nenshi Wants MORE Tobogganing Hills, Not Less

Michelle Butterfield   01.14.2015
Instead of implementing a ban on tobogganing like other cities across North America, the City of Calgary is actually looking for more places...
Nenshi Says Gay Rights Debate Makes Albertans Look Like 'Hillbillies'

Nenshi Says Gay Rights Debate Makes Albertans Look Like 'Hillbillies'

The Canadian Press  12.12.2014
CALGARY - Calgary's mayor says a now-delayed Alberta government bill about gay-straight alliances in schools would have focused international...
Mayors Decide On Grey Cup Bet

Mayors Decide On Grey Cup Bet

The Canadian Press  11.27.2014
CALGARY - This year's Grey Cup bet between the mayors of Calgary and Hamilton has a whole lot of food on the line.Calgary's Naheed Nenshi...
Increase Supply to Make Housing More Affordable

Increase Supply to Make Housing More Affordable

11.19.2014
When I first came to Alberta a quarter-century ago, vacancy rates in Calgary and Edmonton exceeded 10 per cent. In Edmonton, where I lived...
Let's Go For Bragging Rights In B.C. Elections

Let's Go For Bragging Rights In B.C. Elections

11.10.2014
Considering that local councils in B.C. spend more than $8 billion a year of our money, it's a bit of a paradox that most voters -- if...
Nenshi Shortlisted For World's Best Mayor Prize

Nenshi Shortlisted For World's Best Mayor Prize

Michelle Butterfield   10.31.2014
Calgary Mayor Naheed Nenshi has made the official short list for the 2014 World Mayor Prize, an international search for the world's best...
Nenshi Wants Montreal's Best And Brightest

Nenshi Wants Montreal's Best And Brightest

10.25.2014
Calgary mayor Naheed Nenshi is on an Eastern Canadian tour, trying to persuade graduating university students to launch their careers in...
Politicians Bring The Funny For Vancouver Mayor's 50th

Politicians Bring The Funny For Vancouver Mayor's 50th

09.18.2014
Vancouver Mayor Gregor Robertson turns 50 today, and his fellow politicians brought the funny to YouTube. Liberal Leader Justin Trudeau...
Nenshi Calls Would-Be Premiers' Positions On Cities 'Insipid'

Nenshi Calls Would-Be Premiers' Positions On Cities 'Insipid'

09. 3.2014
All three men vying to be Alberta’s next premier have relatively “insipid” policy plans for the province’s big cities that pale...
Meet The Mayors From Around The World Transforming Their Cities

Meet The Mayors From Around The World Transforming Their Cities

Michael Maisel  08.15.2014
In a blog post last year, Huffington Post Media Group President and Editor-in-Chief Arianna Huffington and former New York City Mayor Michael...
Nenshi's Selfie Proves There Is Such Thing As An Honest Politician

Nenshi's Selfie Proves There Is Such Thing As An Honest Politician

07.29.2014
When Gabriel Collins lost his camera at the Calgary Folk Fest last weekend, he probably thought it was gone forever. But not only was...