Naheed Nenshi: First Muslim mayor of a major North American city

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Naheed Nenshi: ‘No one has ever given me the manual on how to be a politician’ – Winnipeg Free Press Calgary Mayor Naheed Nenshi has been described as the rock star of municipal politics but all that celebrity doesn’t mean he’s not prepared to roll up his sleeves and do some…

LaFontaine-Baldwin Symposium Featuring Calgary Mayor Naheed Nenshi|Naheed Nenshi takes centre stage to share insights on citizenship and inclusion

LaFontaine-Baldwin Symposium: Featuring Calgary Mayor Naheed Nenshi  Calgary Mayor Naheed Nenshi delivers the 13th LaFontaine-Baldwin Symposium keynote alongside Adrienne Clarkson and John Ralston Saul. Co-presented by the Stratford Festival and the Institute for Canadian Citizenship. Using a keynote address followed by an intimate roundtable discussion, the Symposium encourages a dialogue between the audience and our…

Meet the Mayors from around the world transforming their Cities —- Huffington Post com article’s list which includes Naheed Nenshi, Calgary Canada

In a blog post last year, Huffington Post Media Group President and Editor-in-Chief Arianna Huffington and former New York City Mayor Michael Bloomberg wrote about mayors’ rising prominence in the U.S. “In recent years, as Washington has sunk further into a swamp of dysfunction, local leaders are rising to meet many of the toughest challenges…

Calgary’s Muslim Mayor Ranked Second Most Powerful Person In Canada: won an overwhelming re-election victory— Read media converges

Calgary mayor Naheed Nenshi re-elected in landslide   Naheed Nenshi is a left-leaning politician in a conservative-tilting province   Related Story: Naheed Nenshi talks to the BBC Watch   The mayor of Calgary has won an overwhelming re-election victory, after receiving accolades earlier this year for his handling of devastating floods. Naheed Nenshi won 74%…

Naheed Nenshi on the cover of Reader’s Digest – Ismaili Mail story

Calgary Mayor Naheed Nenshi is on the front cover of the May edition of Reader’s Digest. The five part article is also available on-line Politics 2.0 – Naheed Nenshi and the Power of Social Engagement How a number-crunching tweet machine became Calgary’s mayor, and why his down-home leadership is transforming municipal politics. By Marcello Di…

Naheed Nenshi celebrates birthday with prostate test – CBC News Canada

1 in 7 men diagnosed with prostate cancer, says Calgary’s Prostate Cancer Centre Mayor Naheed Nenshi stands outside the Man Van at Calgary city hall Monday, awaiting his PSA test. (CBC) Calgary Mayor Naheed Nenshi turns 40 this week and he’s marking the occasion early by making a statement about men’s health. Nenshi arranged with…