Naheed Nenshi

'We're number four!' Calgary ranks fourth in The Economist's list of most livable cities

Calgary has finished in fourth place in an annual ranking of the world’s most livable cities.The 2018 index of global livability compiled by The …

Top 10

Former city councillor Andre Chabot seeks UCP nomination in Calgary-East

Andre Chabot, a former mayoral candidate and longtime city councillor, is seeking the United Conservative Party nomination for the riding of …

United Conservative Party

Your letters for Thursday, Aug. 2

Paper ballots provide public with confidenceRe: “Voting day problems should have been evident,” Chris Nelson, Opinion, July 28.I was one of those …

Polling

Letters to the Editor, Aug. 2

<b>WHY SO CONFIDENT?</b><br>It looks like the fix is in. Mayor Naheed Nenshi has something up his sleeve. No way can Nenshi and gang overcome a 75% dislike of …

City Halls

Calgary city council backs call for mental health and addiction strategy

City council has backed a call to set aside up to $25 million over the next five years in a bid to improve crime prevention and supports for mental …

Mental Health

Demise of polling industry association leaves Calgary election review in limbo

Alberta pollsters are wondering what will come of a review into polling failures surrounding Calgary's civic election last year.<p>The Marketing …

Canada

Calgary Olympic Bid Corporation announces CEO

The organization tasked with investigating a potential Calgary bid for the 2026 Winter Olympics will announce its CEO today.<p>Calgary 2026, as the bid …

Nordic Skiing

Olympic bid CEO announcement Tuesday; some councillors concerned about bid process

Even as Calgary 2026 Olympic bid corporation plans to announce its new CEO on Tuesday, there are signs the Winter Olympic bid may be in …

Canadian News

Editorial: Don’t lower the voting age

Oh, to be 16 again.<p>Youth. Unbridled desire to take on the world. High school and friends. Developing your own thoughts for the first time.<p>Of course, …

Voting

‘TINPOT DICTATOR STUFF’: Calgary mayor rips Ford’s Toronto plan

Calgary’s mayor is attacking Premier Doug Ford’s plan to cut the number of Toronto city councillors and cancel votes for other municipal …

Toronto

Lombray Ball Arrested For Suspected Hate-Motivated Crime

NEWS<p>Lombray Ball, 50, of Toronto is charged with two counts of assault and one count of threatening death.<p>Popular Videos<p>Prince Harry And Meghan …

Family Business

Calgary mayor attacks Ontario premier over council plan

Calgary's mayor is attacking Ontario Premier Doug Ford's plan to cut the number of Toronto city councillors and cancel votes for other municipal …

Canada

Toronto council could shrink to 25 members – here’s how cities around the world compare

Ontario Premier Doug Ford has vowed to reduce Toronto city council by nearly half – from 47 councillors to 25.<p><b>READ MORE: Ontario to introduce</b> …

City Politics

Letters to the Editor, July 23

<b>JUST SAY NO</b><br>Another $5 million for the Olympic committee and Mayor Naheed Nenshi already stating that the bid will happen regardless. What was …

Canadian News

RocketSpace not landed in Calgary yet; officials 'confident' tech firm still coming

Tech company RocketSpace has not yet set up shop in Calgary, even though more than a year has passed since city officials identified the San …

Silicon Valley

Editorial: Sitting pretty on piles of our cash

Guess what, folks, it may be a sunny summer outside, but rainy days are here again.<p>This week’s disclosure that the City of Calgary has millions — …

City Halls

Dashcam Video Captures Crushing Moment Truck Totals Vancouver Cyclist's Bike

BRITISH COLUMBIA<p>Dashcam footage shows a cyclist’s bike getting crushed by tanker truck in Vancouver on July 4, 2018.<p>Popular Videos<p>Prince Harry And …

British Columbia

Calgary mayor and city officials mark 2013 flood anniversary

Five years after the southern Alberta flooding, Mayor Naheed Nenshi and other city officials reflected on what the disaster was like for …

Canadian News

Calgary kicks off summer road construction

Roads

Calgary mayor Naheed Nenshi keeping B.C. premier on the hook for Trans Mountain purchase price tag

Calgary mayor Naheed Nenshi praised the federal government’s decision to purchase the Trans Mountain pipeline, but didn’t hesitate to put the B.C. …

Canada

Pothole calls up as crews fill in 3,500 over two months: city

Roads

Calgary city council votes to restart arena conversation with Flames

CALGARY — The frosty silence over the building of a new NHL arena in Calgary thawed a little Monday.City council voted to form a committee that will …

City Politics

Calgary council takes 1st step back to arena negotiation table

The frosty silence over the building of a new NHL arena in Calgary thawed a little Monday.<p>City council voted to form a committee that will attempt to …

City Politics

Thousands in Calgary spend Mother’s Day fundraising for future generations

Thousands took part in the 41st Annual Sport Chek Mother’s Day Run, Walk and Ride Sunday.<p>The fundraiser is in support of the Calgary Health Trust …

Mother's Day

Here's some context behind Calgary mayor Naheed Nenshi's petulant rant about John Horgan

Charlie SmithThese days if you want to take down a politician, you accuse them of populism.The word immediately summons the image of Donald Trump—a …

Canada

Giant panda cubs frolic at Calgary Zoo debut

Calgary Mayor Naheed Nenshi says the loan of four giant pandas who made their debut at the Calgary Zoo on Monday is a “feel-good” story for the city. The zoo’s CEO says female Er Shun could potentially be impregnated next year.

Giant Pandas

6 Things To Know About The CANZUK Movement

BUSINESS<p>The movement wants to see closer ties between Canada, Australia, New Zealand and the United Kingdom.<p>Popular Videos<p>Prince Harry And Meghan …

Catherine, Duchess of Cambridge

HuffPost Canada's 'Backbenchers' Episode 4: Max Tory Drama And Trudeau's Kinder Surprise

POLITICS<p>Faced with an impending deadline, the pipeline pressure is on for Prime Minister Justin Trudeau.<p>Popular Videos<p>Prince Harry And Meghan …

Canada

Facebook makes it easy to run illegal and 'Astroturf' ads, say Canadian digital political strategists

Clive Veroni, a Toronto-based author and expert on marketing and brand positioning, said the carefully-crafted Trudeau brand as a feminist has been …

Calgary library renamed after local family's $1.5M donation

A southwest Calgary library has been renamed to recognize a $1.5 million donation from a local family.<p>The Alexander Calhoun Library officially became …

Genealogy