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The events of Charlottesville have been deeply unsettling, reminding us that hatred and bigotry are closer than we'd like to believe.
Hours after it was confirmed Jim Prentice had died in a small place accident in British Columbia, Calgary mayor Naheed Nenshi released a touching statement remembering the former Alberta premier. The...
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The apology comes on the heels of a report into the incident.
Speculation has started about potential candidates, but Nenshi wants to make it clear he won't be one of them.
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The mayor has apologized to city council.
The Calgary mayor gets festive for the kids.
We've figured out a simple truth: we're in this together. Our neighbour's strength is our strength; the success of any one of us is the success of every one of us. But this is incredibly fragile. It must be protected always from the voices of intolerance, divisiveness, small-mindedness, and hatred. It's the right thing to do.
“If we want to have a conversation about the status of women in this country, let’s have that conversation. Let’s talk about murdered and missing aboriginal women.”
Calgary Mayor Naheed Nenshi has slipped again in the popularity department, and less than half of Calgarians are pleased with how city councillors are operating, new poll numbers suggest. According t...
Nenshi said companies remain bullish — not just about the oilsands — but also about natural gas and conventional oil.
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Calgary Mayor Naheed Nenshi is a lot of things — Best Mayor In The World, social media superstar, Harvard grad — but he proved today that he is definitely not a vocalist. To make good on a bet he los...
"He doesn't feel that he's ever wrong."
CALGARY - Calgary's mayor says a now-delayed Alberta government bill about gay-straight alliances in schools would have focused international attention on "what kind of hillbillies we are."During a sp...
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Calgary Mayor Naheed Nenshi has made the official short list for the 2014 World Mayor Prize, an international search for the world's best mayor. Nenshi, who has been elected twice as mayor, is just o...
When Gabriel Collins lost his camera at the Calgary Folk Fest last weekend, he probably thought it was gone forever. But not only was it found, but one of Calgary's best known citizens turned it in –...
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 the next best understudy. Mayor Naheed Nenshi gla...
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 heated exchange with a constituent who called in to...
There's a reason Calgary Mayor Naheed Nenshi is considered one of the best Canadian politicians on Twitter. He's informative, engaging, and not afraid to speak his mind. But, perhaps most importantly,...
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 new poll numbers. Seventy one per cent of Calgaria...
CALGARY - Calgary Mayor Naheed Nenshi has been invited to take part in an international leaders program in the United Kingdom.Nenshi is to travel to London next week where he is to join delegates from...
Canada is chock-full of influencers and achievers. Among the federal politicians, artists and business tycoons who make the Maclean's most powerful list, the lowly mayor of Calgary, Naheed Nenshi, is...
CALGARY - Calgary's mayor says he has a lot of serious questions for Canadian Pacific after a bridge across the swollen Bow River failed and train cars carrying oil products derailed. Naheed Nenshi sa...
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.
Over two years ago, Calgarians chose a new mayor and city council. We have been hard at work since then, and thought this would be a good time to share with you how we are doing and what work remains to be done.
So, how are we doing?
There are a few things that Calgary Mayor Naheed Nenshi does differently than most other Canadian mayors – he's a prolific tweeter and constantly calls out the federal government on their funding of m...
It’s been less than 24 hours since Calgary Mayor Naheed Nenshi announced he will be seeking re-election in next year’s municipal elections but some boosters are suggesting an even higher office may be...
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...