Mayor of Calgary, Naheed Nenshi, presenting white hats to Salim, Sulaiman, Vipul Mehta, Shweta Pandit, and Raj Pandit (Photo credit: Amir Jessani)

Mayor Naheed Nenshi bestows White Hats to Salim-Sulaiman and Team

Mayor of Calgary, Naheed Nenshi, honored the much loved Bollywood Stars by presenting the team with the white Smithbilt hat to Salim, Sulaiman, Vipul Mehta, Shweta Pandit, and Raj Pandit. The White Hat is a long-standing tradition in Calgary, a symbol of the Western hospitality and good cheer Calgarians like to share with visiting guests.…

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Support & Vote for the Inspiring Leadership of Calgary’s Mayor Naheed Nenshi to win the World Mayor 2014 Award

The organisers of the World Mayor Project are looking for city leaders who excel in qualities like: Honesty, leadership and vision, management abilities and integrity, social and economic awareness, ability to provide security and to protect the environment as well as the will and ability to foster good relations between communities from different cultural, racial…

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The World Mayor Prize | New testimonials posted for World Mayor nominee Naheed Nenshi, Calgary, Canada

With less than three days before the chance to vote closes, Ismailimail is proud to present a selection of comments received to date about World Mayor nominee Naheed Nenshi, Mayor of Calgary, Canada, published by the London based The City Mayors Foundation which awards The World Mayor Prize.  The winner and runners-up of World Mayor 2014 will be…

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Support & Vote for Inspiring Leadership | Calgary’s Mayor Naheed Nenshi – World Mayor 2014

Ismailimail highlights the third of 4 posts today, seeking support from our readers to vote for some inspiring people and organization as they continue in their quest for excellence and making a difference. Canada’s only candidate, Calgary’s Mayor Naheed Nenshi has been short-listed for global recognition by the City Mayors Foundation. The London based philanthropic organization, released…

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Calgary Mayor Naheed Nenshi is one of 25 around the world up for award: Vote now – Every vote counts

Canada’s only candidate, Calgary Mayor Naheed Nenshi has been short-listed for global recognition by the City Mayors Foundation. Mayor Naheed Nenshi, Calgary, Canada Support the candidacy of Mayor Nenshi by emailing us your reasons why he should win the 2014 World Mayor Prize. (Please insert ‘Calgery Nenshi’ in the subject line and provide your name…

Nenshi urges Calgarians to fight global poverty - Calgarian Zaytoon Janjua raised more funds than any participant throughout Canada

Nenshi urges Calgarians to fight global poverty – Zaytoon Janjua raised more funds than any participant throughout Canada

Thee local Ismaili community walks to raise over $1 million every year in order to fight poverty, in third world countries including Africa and Bangladesh. This year’s walk was particularly successful with the World Partnership Walk website stating that Calgarian Zaytoon Janjua raised more funds than any participant throughout Canada. Janjua raised over $113,000 for…

Nenshi: ‘I’ve never in my life thought of myself as the guy shaking hands and kissing babies’ – The Globe and Mail

There was a moment this week when Naheed Nenshi seemed ready to lose it. The strain of leading his city through its devastating flood finally seemed to catch up with him as he knelt outside Calgary’s emergency operations centre to accept a hand-made card from five-year-old Anna Selk. “Dear Mayor Nenshi,” it read. “Thank you…

Flooding in Alberta: Exemplary Role of Calgary Mayor Naheed Nenshi – Statement by: Senator Mobina S. B. Jaffer

Hon. Mobina S. B. Jaffer: Honourable senators, I want to associate myself with the statement that Senator Black made on Friday regarding floods in southern Alberta and the heroic efforts of so many public servants and volunteers. Today I also want to recognize and celebrate the exemplary leadership that Mayor Naheed Nenshi of Calgary has…

CNN’s Fareed Zakaria’s feature: Immigration lessons for the U.S. from around the world – citing Canada’s Muslim Mayor Naheed Nenshi

-Excerpt- When Nahed Nenshi became the first Muslim mayor of a major Canadian city in 2010, he shattered Calgary’s “redneck” stereotype. “When I was running for office, it was only people who were not from here who said ‘Whoa, is Calgary ready for a mayor like that?’” he says. “The people in Calgary just said,…