When it comes to poverty, the buck stops here

Continuing poverty is one of the great failings of our society. Calgary, like any other community, is not immune to the effects of poverty.  Poverty lessens our great city every day.That's why... Read More

Calgary's new central library result of new Community Investment Fund

Earlier this week, Mayor Nenshi and City Council took a major step toward creating a much-needed and long-overdue new central public library in Calgary--they approved a site and committed $175 mill... Read More

Better data makes for better decisions - Calgary's 2011 civic census results

Highlighting that good data makes for good decisions at City Hall, Mayor Nenshi announced the results of the 2011 Calgary civic census today. While the big number is 1,090,936 (our population ... Read More

Falling in love with Calgary a little bit more

Adding a bit of purple to a Glenbow Museum street art projectI write a monthly column in the Calgary Sun. Here is the full July story which appeared only in print which can now be read online at th... Read More

Happy Stampede!

Yahoo!It's the end of the first day of Stampede and it's been a busy one for Mayor Nenshi. From riding a horse (named Garfield) in the parade to opening the Indian Village, he's right into the Calg... Read More

City aggressively looking for efficiencies

I write a monthly column in the Calgary Herald. Here's the full text of my July 1st story:Happy Canada Day! I'll be spending the day in every part of the city (wonder if I can get from Evergreen to... Read More