Stories Tagged - Naheed Nenshi
Sept. 02, 2021 | Josh Skapin
Sept. 11, 2019 | Geoff Geddes
Sept. 17, 2015 | CREBNow
Parks Foundation Calgary kicked off the final phase of its 138-kilometre Rotary/Mattamy Greenway in the northeast community of Cityscape Wednesday to fan fare from local residents, dignitaries and supporters.
"It's a gigantic deal. It will change the face of this city forever," said Mayor Naheed Nenshi, a vocal supporter of the project since taking office.
Added Parks Foundation Calgary CEO Myrna Dube: "Often it's said the Calgary has a can-do attitude. It'd like to take that a step further and say it's 'will-do.'"
June 17, 2015 | CREBNow
Calgarians looking to find rental housing have been treated to more selection in recent months.
According to a report from Canada Mortgage and Housing Corporation (CMHC), Calgary's vacancy rate in April stood at 3.2 per cent. The number is more than double the rate seen last April, when CMHC reported Calgary vacancies at just 1.2 per cent.
Across Alberta's urban centres, the rental apartment vacancy rate was 3.4 per cent in April 2015 compared to 1.8 per cent in April 2014, according to the report.
June 16, 2015 | CREBNow
In council today, Coun. Sean Chu made a recommendation that "Council direct the traffic engineer to exercise his authority to not allow bicycle riding on the Stephen Avenue Mall between 11 a.m. and 1 p.m. weekdays.
Coun. Druh Farrell argued there are already restrictions in place during Stampede week adding, "We're talking about a pilot here, let's try it out."
Dec. 17, 2014 | CREBNow
''If this fails today, we're done ... I'm done, frankly."
So was the sentiment of Mayor Naheed Nenshi earlier this week prior to council voting 8-7 against a reform plan for secondary suites in the city.
The mayor, expressing frustration at the tedious talks, followed up by saying if secondary suites showed up in council again, he'd leave the room until it came time to vote.
Ward 7 Coun. Druh Farrell, meanwhile, likened the entire process to "giving birth to a chair."
Dec. 16, 2014 | CREBNow
Mayor Naheed Nenshi:
"How can we continue to have discretion in this debate while removing the approval of each secondary suite from council ... a lot of folks think today's vote, if it were to pass, [suites would] be legal immediately."
"If this fails today, we're done ... I'm done frankly because we have tried very hard to try different compromises."
Oct. 01, 2014 | CREBNow
Alberta Premier Jim Prentice has given the go-ahead for two flood- mitigation projects to protect High River and Calgary from future flooding.
"The waters receded more than a year ago, but for many Albertans last summer's floods are far from over," he said. "Those directly affected by this disaster have told me they expect their government to act faster to help them feel safe in their communities and get on with their lives."
July 23, 2014 | CREBNow
Here's a few of the things the mayor had to say about the census:
"Calgary experienced this year, its greatest single year of growth in population, as a matter of fact in my time in this job we have experienced three of our four largest years of population growth."