Calgary mayoral election candidates 2010: Naheed Nenshi

By Gauntlet Elections Board

Naheed Nenshi grew up in Calgary and holds a bachelor of commerce from the University of Calgary, where he was president of the Students’ Union in 1994. He also received a masters in public policy from Harvard University. Nenshi has experience advising in corporate strategy, as well as consulting with public, private and non-profit organizations.┬áNenshi… Continue reading Calgary mayoral election candidates 2010: Naheed Nenshi

Calgary mayoral election candidates 2010: Joe Connelly

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Joe Connelly earned his bachelor of commerce from the University of Calgary and has over 25 years of experience in the non-profit, corporate and entrepreneurial business sectors. Connelly was the vice-president of Tourism Calgary and during his term ushered in the new tagline for the city “Calgary, Heart of the New West.” Connelly decided in… Continue reading Calgary mayoral election candidates 2010: Joe Connelly

Calgary mayoral election candidates 2010: Craig Burrows

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Craig Burrows was elected to Council from 2001-2007 where he served as alderman for Ward Six. Burrows was ousted from his aldermanic position in 2007 and has since been acting as VP of business development for a private equity firm. Burrows regards his loss in the Ward as a valuable lesson that has given him… Continue reading Calgary mayoral election candidates 2010: Craig Burrows

Calgary mayoral election candidates 2010: Wayne Stewart

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Wayne Stewart spent 27 years as a senior manager with Shell Canada, followed by 19 years working within the non-profit sector. Stewart emphasized his experience in both the business and community spheres. “You’ve got to be able to attend to social needs while at the same time being a sound financial manager,” he said. “And… Continue reading Calgary mayoral election candidates 2010: Wayne Stewart

Calgary mayoral election candidates 2010: Bob Hawkesworth

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Bob Hawkesworth, a University of Calgary alumnus, has been an elected politician since 1980 in municipal and provincial circles. Since 1993 he has served as alderman for Ward Four. Hawkesworth is very passionate about what he believes and a proud defender of City Hall. He said his main reason for running was because everything he… Continue reading Calgary mayoral election candidates 2010: Bob Hawkesworth

Calgary mayoral election candidates 2010: Barb Higgins

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Barb Higgins moved to Calgary in 1989 as a CTV broadcaster for the 6 p.m. news. Higgins maintained this role for 21 years until July of this year when she opted to run for mayor. Higgins’ resume displays her work with various volunteer and charity organizations. In her Gauntlet interview, she discussed the nature of… Continue reading Calgary mayoral election candidates 2010: Barb Higgins

Challenging the trend of student apathy

By Nicole Foussekis

If someone eavesdropped on idle student talk in the University of Calgary halls, they might not believe the city is engaged in an intense municipal battle for mayor. Yet while some students consider the race unimportant, others are enthused with political interest, challenging the generalization that youth are apathetic to politics. Some students are not… Continue reading Challenging the trend of student apathy

Filmmaker hopes to raise awareness for global warming

By Ryan Kerr

Explorer, professor and filmmaker Mark Terry stopped by campus Sept. 28 for a screening of his documentary The Antarctica Challenge. Filming documentaries for over 20 years, Terry has achieved tremendous international acclaim for his work in Antarctica. He attributes the success of his film to a conscious effort not to push a heavy agenda. “I… Continue reading Filmmaker hopes to raise awareness for global warming