Calgary: Electing its Thirty-Seventh Mayor!

By: Freeha A.

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Mayor Naheed Nenshi has certainly improved the barren wasteland of Calgary with his good deeds towards society, but citizens may question whether it is enough to stay in office. Using his kind heart and brilliant mind, he has undoubtedly changed our city for the better, leading him to eventually earn the World Mayor’s Award in February 2014. Not only is he responsible for reducing energy use of street lights by fifty percent, setting up the municipal non-residential phased tax program, increasing the size of the police force, and much more, but also made sure it was a team effort. In 2011, Nenshi encouraged every Calgarian to do three deeds for the city out of the goodness in themselves. With this information, it may seem apparent to some for the re-election of our dedicated Mayor. Recent situations, however, may say otherwise… Continue reading

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The Las Vegas Massacre, Five Hundred Injured Fifty-Nine Dead

By: Chai. B

Las Vegas 1(People run for cover at the Route 91 Harvest country music festival in Las Vegas, Nevada, after gunfire was heard on Sunday, Oct. 1, 2017.)

On Oct. 1, at least 59 people were killed, and 500 people injured during the Las Vegas shooting. The gunman perched on the 32nd floor of the Mandalay Bay Resort and Casino showered bullets down onto the route 91 Harvest Music Festival. Continue reading

Naheed Nenshi in trouble with Calgary small buisnesses

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by Michael E

Naheed Nenshi may have trouble getting re-elected as the economy takes its toll on Calgary’s small business community.

In the last mayoral election, mayor Naheed Nenshi destroyed the competition with an astounding 74% of votes. As mayor Nenshi runs for his third term in office, he may have some unprecedented vulnerabilities, especially in the small business community.

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Tensions Escalate as Catalonia Pushes For Independence

Article by Stella T

 

Tension is building in Europe as Catalonia and Spain continue their fight over the independence of Catalonia, with Spain even threatening to seize Catalonia’s president. While a final decision on whether or not to act has not yet been reached, Spain has deployed members of the National Police Force who are prepared to join a raid if Catalan police attempt to shield the president.

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