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New Gauntlet Editors

By Col. Ingus

Fearing regime change through force, the Gauntlet held its free and democratic elections on the first day of war in Iraq. “I will not leave the office!” screamed a triumphant Lawrence Bailey, who won the Editor-in-Chief election by one vote. “I will also tell my sons to stay put!”Other candidates were not so lucky.“I guess… Continue reading New Gauntlet Editors

Nicole spends Sunday in Gauntlet offices

By Editing Test

Are you tired of Internet Explorer and Netscape Navigator? Several new browsers seek to depose those two web browsers as the kings of the World Wide Web. Internet browsers originated in Berkley in 1992 with Mosaic, which was capable of viewing text pages only on the familiar dull-grey background. Since then browsers have improved tremendously… Continue reading Nicole spends Sunday in Gauntlet offices

Calgary mayoral election candidates 2010: Barb Higgins

By Gauntlet Elections Board

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

Calgary mayoral election candidates 2010: Bob Hawkesworth

By Gauntlet Elections Board

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: Wayne Stewart

By Gauntlet Elections Board

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: Craig Burrows

By Gauntlet Elections Board

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: Joe Connelly

By Gauntlet Elections Board

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: 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: Ric McIver

By Gauntlet Elections Board

Ric McIver was born in Woodstock, Ontario and moved to Calgary in 1981. After a long career in the food industry, McIver was elected as Ward 12 alderman in 2001. He was acclaimed for a second term in 2004 and re-elected in 2007. McIver decided to run for mayor because, after nine years on Council,… Continue reading Calgary mayoral election candidates 2010: Ric McIver

Calgary mayoral election candidates 2010: Jon Lord

By Gauntlet Elections Board

Jon Lord is an local businessman and entrepreneur. Perhaps his most well known venture is Casablanca Video, a business he started in 1983. Around that same time he was founding chairman of the Business Revitalization Zone for Marda Loop. He was elected alderman of Ward Eight in 1995 and served two terms. Lord’s first platform… Continue reading Calgary mayoral election candidates 2010: Jon Lord