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S: Naheed Nenshi: Mayor of the City of Calgary

BC: I hope that every kid who woke up this morning and their parents showed them the newspaper or turned on the t.v - regardless of their background regardless of their ethnicity or their income or what neighborhood they lived in this city - I hope that every kid in the city said ''Wow, in Calgary I can be anything'' -Naheed Nenshi

FC: Naheed Nenshi: Mayor of the City of Calgary | By Kaylin O'Connor and Jadyn Willian

1: The race for Mayor | Who IS Naheed Nenshi? | Naheed Nenshi is our mayor. He was in the top 3 with Ric McIver, and Barb Higgins. He made many great speeches with cameras and microphones all around him!! | On youth can vote: Naheed Nenshi: 2,520 votes Barb Higgins: 1,565 votes Ric McIver: 1,381 votes | There were nearly 28, 000 votes ahead on second-place Ric McIver

2: About Naheed Nenshi | Nenshi was born in Toronto, Ontario, and raised in Calgary, Alberta.] His parents, Noorjah and Kurban, were South-Asian-origin immigrants to Canada from Tanzania, and he has a sister.[ He was educated at the University of Calgary, receiving a Bachelor of Commerce in 1993, and completed a Master of Public Policy from the John F. Kennedy School of Government at Harvard University in 1998.[] Nenshi worked for McKinsey & Company for several years before starting his own consulting business.[] Nenshi has written about how cities can retain young professionals and co-founded two citizen's groups aimed at improving Calgary's civic government. He was an instructor in non-profit management in the Bissett School of Business at Mount Royal University and wrote a regular municipal affairs column for the Calgary Herald.[

3: Being Mayor sure is hard work!! Going in elections, Discussing problems and issues, having people flashing their cameras at you and just having fun !!!

4: Many people came to support Naheed in many different ways..... | Naheed had many different ways for people to vote and support him for Mayor such as Facebook, Twitter, MySpace and giving speeches in Malls | In many ways, Naheed Nenshi’s come-from-behind win in Calgary’s mayoral race is a traditional story. He is well spoken and makes great speeches. Next thing you know he is the mayor of Calgary

6: Naheed Nenshi Accomplishments | Becoming Mayor of Calgary. | Getting to go Harvard University | : I’m proud of the fact that I have helped so many emerging leaders – my students, fellow volunteers, and young people I have mentored – make real change in their communities. | | (Copy and Paste) | He was named one of Calgary’s Top 40 under 40 by Calgary Inc magazine.

7: Naheed Nenshi's Goals. | | (Copy and Paste) | Making Calgary a better City | Getting Airport tunnel under control | Hopes to rework budget process.


9: Naheed Nenshi is the 36th Mayor of Calgary | MORE INFORMATION ABOUT NAHEED NENSHI | His favourite colour is purple | He is 38 years old | He has his own website ( | He used Facebook and MySpace to gain support during the elections

10: BIBLIOGRAPHY | All our information found: | Wikipedia | Calgary Herald | Youth Can Vote | | CBC News |

11: Pictures We Used | Calgarypolitic.scom | | | timthumb.php | | | |

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