Mayoral Candidate Review

Calgary Municipal Election 2013


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Platform Points


Funding Notes

Naheed Nenshi

Nenshi’s webpage has the information that is required without having too much.  If anything, he could flesh out the page with more information about himself and his qualifications1.

- Even Better Growth

- Even Better Transportation

- Even Better Community

- Even Better Government1

Nenshi 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 1998.9

Voluntarily agreed to:

-       Limit campaign expenditures to $0.65 per resident;

-       Disclose all donors on Nomination Day and regularily thereafter; and

-       Donate any campaign surplus to the City or to Charity.1


During run for previous election, Spent $403,829 during the last election.  During that election, Rick McIver spent more than a million and Barb Higgins spent 600 thousand.10

Bruce Jackman


Larry Heather

 Music plays in background.  No discussion of own policy, only expression of concerns about Nenshi.


Anti-Abortion Activist


Sandra Hunter


   Ran in 2010 election. Total 2010 funding was $0


Milan Papev Sr.

Too much information, not correctly targeted to Calgary voters.  Difficult to find specifics.  Somewhat random in its organization.



Norm Perrault

No webpage



Carter Thomson

Full webpage with necessary information.  Platform is somewhat divided between "My Focus" and "Election Issues" but it provides a good basis for Thomson's stance on issues.



- Encourage Business
- City Government
- Business Friendly
- Inter-Municipal Affairs
- Transportation Issues
- Police, Fire, and Emergency Servies
- Over spending on Elaborate Projects
- Upcoming Major Investment







Jon Lord




Jonathan Joseph Sunstrum


   Ran in 2010 election

 Total 2010 funding was $27,370.10




Naheed Nenshi

Bruce Jackman

Alex Morozov

Milan Papev

Norm Perrault

Carter Thomson

Jon Lord

Jonathan Joseph Sunstrum

Sandra Hunter


Should Calgary Ease Zoning Prohibitions on Secondary Suites?








$52 Million surplus - refund or flood?








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Property Taxes in Calgary










City Budget









City of Calgary Flood Response










Calgary Flood Overtime









Access Calgary 1km rule









Public Transit

















8.     www.progressivechangeisprogress

9.     wikipedia

10.     CivicCamp 2010 Campaign Funding Data


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