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Calgary mayor addresses Congress 2016 0:46 - ‎May 28, 2016‎
Calgary Mayor Naheed Nenshi says we need to find a balance between protecting the environment and allowing industry to thrive, in remarks made at the Saturday launch of a week-long convention in the city.
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Naheed Nenshi Apologizes To Kathleen Wynne Over Wildrose Comments

Huffington Post Canada - ‎May 27, 2016‎
EDMONTON - Calgary Mayor Naheed Nenshi apologized Friday to Ontario's premier for the way she was ridiculed by the Wildrose party's finance critic in the Alberta legislature.
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Naheed Nenshi Says He Won't Run For Stephen Harper's Seat

Huffington Post Canada - ‎May 26, 2016‎
“It is very flattering that people say I could do a good job there but I have said many times that I have the best political job in Canada and I've still got 18 months to go in a mandate, so we're going to make that the best of the 18 months as we can ...

Enmax exec salaries, bonuses justified, says Nenshi

Calgary Herald - ‎May 25, 2016‎
Mayor Naheed Nenshi defended seven-figure bonuses handed out to Enmax Corp. executives last year, contending the city-owned utility has to compete with the private sector in attracting and retaining top talent.

Enmax VP's $1.1M bonus not out of line, Nenshi says - ‎May 26, 2016‎
Calgary Mayor Naheed Nenshi says executive compensation at city-owned Enmax is under control despite one of its senior executives banking a $1.1-million bonus.
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The 6 big thinkers headlining the 'academic Olympics' in Calgary

Calgary Herald - ‎May 27, 2016‎
The largest academic gathering in Canada kicks off in Calgary this weekend, with over 6,300 prominent scholars gathering to present the latest findings in the social sciences.
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Congress 2016 begins with a bang and lots of big thinking

UCalgary News - ‎9 hours ago‎
With hundreds of presentations on a wide range of topics - from Elmo stickers on apples, to Einstein and end-of-life legislation— and speeches by Mayor Naheed Nenshi and writers Naomi Klein and Margaret Atwood, it was a jam-packed weekend at ...
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Nenshi 'dumbfounded' by hours-long debate for minor tweaks to city's secondary suite bylaw

Calgary Sun - ‎May 17, 2016‎
It took two council meetings, several hours of debate, the introduction of amendments and amendments to those amendments ... and a brief call for a plebiscite to settle city council's ongoing debate over secondary suite regulation that ultimately went ...
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Cost of NDP carbon levy could offset $13.5M commitment to Calgary's low-income transit pass, says Nenshi

Calgary Herald - ‎May 27, 2016‎
Mayor Naheed Nenshi praised the NDP government's $13.5-million commitment to support Calgary's low-income transit pass program but cautioned the province's incoming carbon tax could offset any gains.

City council ponders chopping next year's tax hike to 3.2% - ‎4 hours ago‎
We've been grinding away at this for a long time," said Mayor Naheed Nenshi. "But there will come a point where there's no more grinding away, and there really is a real impact on service.
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Premier Kathleen Wynne Begins Visit to Alberta

Government of Ontario News - ‎May 26, 2016‎
Tomorrow in Calgary, the Premier will meet with Calgary Mayor Naheed Nenshi, tour the General Electric Customer Innovation Centre, participate in a roundtable with business representatives and deliver a keynote speech at the Calgary Chamber of ...
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Calgary joins ranks of 100 Resilient Cities - ‎May 25, 2016‎
Whether we are responding to the floods of 2013, adapting to the economic downturn, or taking in refugees and evacuees, we have shown the very best of ourselves," said Mayor Naheed Nenshi. "What we learn through our participation in this network will ...
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Crews in Fort McMurray continue to prepare for re-entry

660 News - ‎May 29, 2016‎
We're looking forward to that,” Couture said in on an online address Saturday evening. Fort McMurray residents will begin returning home on Wednesday.
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Decidedly Jazz Danceworks opens its impressive new facility in style

Calgary Herald - ‎May 29, 2016‎
After eloquent tributes to DJD's artistic vision from Sundstrom, Alberta Lieutenant-Governor Lois Mitchell, and Mayor Naheed Nenshi, the audience was truly stoked to see the aptly-named inaugural show New Universe. Decidedly Jazz Danceworks rehearses ...
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Save Derek Fildebrandt and demand he be readmitted to the Wildrose Party.

The Rebel - ‎May 29, 2016‎
Naheed Nenshi and some left-wing journalists whined about that, and said his questions were “rude" - as if it's rude to point out that Wynne's Liberals have turned Ontario into a have-not province, with the largest debt of any jurisdiction in the ...

Editorial: Ensuring proper ethics

Calgary Herald - ‎May 28, 2016‎
Mayor Naheed Nenshi had said two part-time watchdogs hired to keep city council members in check and avoid ethical breaches would receive a “very modest retainer,” along with an hourly fee.

Fortney: Literary icon Margaret Atwood on floods, fires and compassion

Calgary Herald - ‎May 28, 2016‎
The southern Alberta flood was another massive display of compassion in recent times. “Everybody pitched in and the mayor was terrific,” says Atwood, who has made no secret of her admiration for Calgary Mayor Naheed Nenshi. “That could have been your ...

Speedcubing record breaker just wanted to beat his brother - ‎May 28, 2016‎
MORE CALGARY NEWS | Calgary airport makes travel easier for children with autism; MORE CALGARY NEWS | Naheed Nenshi 'doesn't get' Leap Manifesto in Congress 2016 address.
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The Tiny Deal-Breakers That Make Uber Skip Town

Motherboard - ‎May 29, 2016‎
“They follow the same playbook in every jurisdiction, as though the jurisdictions don't talk to one another,” Calgary mayor Naheed Nenshi said in February. “They try this everywhere. In this case, we're going to put in regulations that protect people ...

Reserved C-Train parking and increased fines go before Calgary council committee - ‎May 17, 2016‎
... lots reserved-only parking. "Making the lots 100 per cent reserved I think is a terrible idea and I think that it goes exactly against our goal - especially in a time of declining ridership - which is to encourage people to take transit," said ...