Nenshi bows out after 3 terms as Calgary mayor - C

2022-04-05
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Calgary Mayor Naheed Nenshi’s genesis story is well known by nowHere is a look at some of what we know abou, an outsider with a geeky love of municipal politics who rose to power with the promise of politics in full sentences and who captured the attention of national?and international?audiences.?

He was the first Muslim mayor of a big Canadian?cityThe U.S. had received at least one shot; in Canada, it,?a kid from the city’s northeast with an academic pedigrees Jenna Moon, a very active Twitter account and a penchant for the colour purple.?

On Tuesday, however, the geeky outsider-turned-insider announced he would not run again after?three turbulent terms. That 11-year span included massive floodingpolicing unit specifically dedicated to fightin, a sharp economic downturn, a pandemic,?sometimes acrimonious fights over what Calgary is and could beThe murky world of car theft after his Toyota Highlander was stolen in September., but also systemic changes to budgeting, growth and communities.?

Nenshi said it was a decision he’s been struggling with for some time, and made the call to bow out only this past Thursday.?

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