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Mayor Naheed Nenshi challenges poets to invade council meetings Canada-wide

MetroNews Canada - ‎14 hours ago‎
"The creative industries in Canada are an important part of what makes our country a great place to live," said Mayor Nenshi in a release Tuesday. "I'm looking forward to once again challenging other Canadian cities to use their Council Chambers as a ...
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Calgary's Naheed Nenshi says Ottawa should get final word on pipelines

Toronto Star - ‎Feb 4, 2016‎
Calgary's Naheed Nenshi says Ottawa should get final word on pipelines. Calgary's mayor says politicians are free to voice their opinions, but it's ultimately up to the federal government to give the approval on pipelines.
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Naheed Nenshi Appears On '22 Minutes' To Sell Energy East Pipeline

Huffington Post Canada - ‎Feb 2, 2016‎
It was a light take on a cross-country conflict that has seen Nenshi and other politicians go head-to-head with Coderre over Energy East.
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Nenshi, not Trudeau is pitch perfect on pipeline politics

Toronto Sun - ‎Feb 7, 2016‎
OTTAWA - When it comes to getting the pitch on pipeline politics perfect, Calgary Mayor Naheed Nenshi nails it. Nenshi, like me, wants to see the Energy East pipeline built.

Nenshi submits formal funding request to NDP government for Green Line LRT

Calgary Herald - ‎Feb 3, 2016‎
“While this ($330 million) is insufficient to fully fund one-third of the Green Line, we are optimistic that the funding can support our short term cash flow requirements and could potentially be the first few years of a longer-term funding partnership ...
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Mayor Nenshi's food bank drive sets record

Calgary Sun - ‎Jan 29, 2016‎
Calgarians banished the oil bust blues to collect a record $777,000 for the Mayor's annual Christmas food drive. With hundreds of students at West Springs school screaming their approval Friday, Mayor Naheed Nenshi praised corporate and individual ...
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Canada's big city mayors want infrastructure spending details from Liberals

CBC.ca - ‎Feb 4, 2016‎
Calgary Mayor Naheed Nenshi said in a speech at Ottawa City Hall that now is the time for the federal government to invest in infrastructure with a list of projects building up, people out of work and falling construction costs.
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Le maire de Calgary rêve d'un match Nordiques-Flames

Le Journal de Montréal - ‎Feb 7, 2016‎
«Oh! c'est mon rêve, vraiment», lance Naheed Nenshi tout sourire, alors qu'il venait de commenter sa visite du nouvel amphithéâtre de Québec. Il s'est montré très impressionné par la nouvelle infrastructure. L'homme s'y est rendu samedi, en compagnie ...
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Mayor Nenshi renounces Uber scare tactic

MetroNews Canada - ‎Feb 8, 2016‎
"We know of at least one case where someone with a criminal conviction made it through Uber's third party screening process," said Nenshi. "Calgary's rules have four basic criteria: the vehicle has to be inspected, the driver has to pass a police ...
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'There's a point where there's no more you can do,' says Nenshi of Olympic park safety

CBC.ca - ‎Feb 7, 2016‎
"WinSport has been running this facility for many, many years with enormous safety and sometimes there's a point where there's no more you can do," said Calgary Mayor Naheed Nenshi,. He said he would know more after returning home from a gathering in ...
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Nenshi joins Canadian mayors slamming Return of Kings

CBC.ca - ‎Feb 3, 2016‎
Mayor Naheed Nenshi has joined the group of Canadian municipal leaders speaking out against controversial website Return of Kings, which has planned meetings on Saturday in more than 150 cities worldwide, including Calgary.

Jarvis: Absent Dilkens misses opportunity

Windsor Star - ‎11 hours ago‎
Surrounded by mayors and journalists, Prime Minister Justin Trudeau and Vancouver Mayor Gregor Robertson take part in a news conference in the Foyer of the House of Commons on Parliament Hill in Ottawa Friday, Feb. 5, 2016.

Nine Ways to Turn Vancouver's Housing Crisis from 'Breaking Point' to Tipping Point

TheTyee.ca - ‎1 hour ago‎
Calgary Mayor Naheed Nenshi (right) offers a 'homeownership toolbox' and townhouse keys to first-time buyers. Photo courtesy of Attainable Homes Calgary.
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Milke: Nenshi, Notley and Trudeau: With Alberta friends like these…

Calgary Herald - ‎Feb 6, 2016‎
Your reaction might be similar to how some Albertans react to the news that Mayor Naheed Nenshi, Premier Rachel Notley and Prime Minister Justin Trudeau now desire to defend or help Alberta's energy sector.

Video: Mayor Nenshi proclaims the Year of Music in Calgary

Calgary Herald - ‎Jan 28, 2016‎
Mayor Naheed Nenshi made it official on Thursday, Jan. 7: this year, 2016, is the Year of Music in the city. Here is the video of him reading the proclamation at the Calgary Tower.

City of Calgary named one of Alberta's top employers

MetroNews Canada - ‎Feb 8, 2016‎
“Each day my colleagues at The City of Calgary come to work knowing that we get to do great things to make Calgary an even better place in which to live, work and play,” said Mayor Naheed Nenshi. “We're proud to receive this honour, and I'm grateful ...
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Council punts proposed Chinatown density change until 'meaningful' consultations happen

Calgary Herald - ‎Feb 8, 2016‎
The applicant's proposal received the blessing of Calgary's planning commission but was tabled by council last November for further public consultation.

A political love affair: Justin Trudeau and Rachel Notley: Steward

Toronto Star - ‎Feb 8, 2016‎
Whether it will all work out the way Notley, Calgary Mayor Naheed Nenshi and most Albertans would like remains to be seen. There are so many unpredictables: the oil price, international pressure for stringent climate change policies, the trend to ...
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Calgary police hope demerits will be the game-changer for distracted driving

Calgary Sun - ‎Feb 8, 2016‎
So far, police Chief Roger Chaffin, RCMP Deputy Commissioner Marianne Ryan, Mayor Naheed Nenshi, former NHL star Sheldon Kennedy, country music star George Canyon and singer Jann Arden, to name a few, have made the pledge online.
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Marble Pedestal: Canadian mayors right in condemning Roosh V

The Gateway Online - ‎Feb 8, 2016‎
Following Watson's tweet everyone else started to join in, including Calgary mayor Naheed Nenshi, our own mayor Don Iveson, Toronto mayor John Tory, Halifax mayor Mike Savage, Vancouver mayor Gregor Robertson and Winnipeg mayor Brian Bowman.
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