• A Proven Progressive Enters YYC’s Mayoral Race

    Former cabinet minister and MLA Kent Hehr running for mayor CALGARY, AB (September 6, 2021) Longtime Calgary politician Kent Hehr is announcing his plans to run for mayor in the Calgary municipal election. “Frankly, this wasn’t my plan. But I haven’t seen a truly progressive candidate who will continue to establish Calgary’s reputation as a […]

  • Taxes, Transit Top Voter Issues

    By Calgary Leader Editorial Staff September 2021 – Calgarians rank taxes and transit among their top issues for the upcoming municipal election on Monday, October 18. A Leger poll indicates the majority of voters (54%) want to push ahead with expanding transit plans, such as the Green Line. The candidates’ positions on transit have been […]

  • Building a Safer Calgary

    By Calgary Leader Editorial Staff September 2021 –  Safety is top of mind for voters. Between 2017 and 2019 the number of Calgarians who felt unsafe in the downtown core jumped from 18 per cent to 32 per cent, according to a survey from The City of Calgary and the University of Calgary. The Calgary […]