Purple army celebrates

After a tension-filled battle over the spot for Calgary’s 36th mayor, Naheed Nenshi has taken office as Canada’s first Muslim civic leader. “The purple army was never about winning an election. It was about revitalizing the public conversation in this city.” said Nenshi during his victory speech. Promising budget cuts, …

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Administrative Information student vies for board of trustees’ spot

One of SAIT’s own is running in this year’s civic election. Twenty-year-old SAIT student Josh Traptow is campaigning to represent wards 1 and 2 on the Calgary Board of Education’s board of trustees. In his second year of Administrative Information Management, Trapatow says he has what it takes to balance …

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Mayoral candidates come to campus

For those of you who secretly wished to be American just for the chance to vote for Obama, saddle up. The candidates in Calgary’s Municipal Election came bearing textbook Obama platforms during Tuesday’s mayoral debate held in the Heart Building. The theme for the evening seemed to be ‘change everything’ …

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