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The dozen who will dominate politics in 2016 | Toronto Star

Five women and seven men appear to be ready to influence by word or deed in the coming year. Tim Harper, Jan 01 2016: By word or by deed, 12 people, five women and seven men, including a prime minister, a mayor, three premiers and a First Nations leader, are set to be the most influential dozen political personalities in 2016. Naheed Nenshi (Calgary) The … Continue reading The dozen who will dominate politics in 2016 | Toronto Star

Interview: Naheed Nenshi on Syrian refugees and anti-Muslim attacks | Mcleans.ca

Interview: Naheed Nenshi on Syrian refugees and anti-Muslim attacks | Mcleans.ca

‘I think we’re going to show people who we are, our generosity of spirit, what we’re capable of’ Aaron Wherry – November 20, 2015 – Excerpt: But today I had a meeting this morning where we had a community forum on refugees. And I was a little bit nervous walking in because it was an open invitation, anybody could come, and I thought there might … Continue reading Interview: Naheed Nenshi on Syrian refugees and anti-Muslim attacks | Mcleans.ca

Lego Mayor Nenshi

Calgary Public Library Foundation presents limited-edition Calgary’s Mayor Naheed Nenshi LEGO mini figure

A custom-designed limited-edition LEGO mini figure and accessories of Calgary’s Mayor, His Worship Naheed Nenshi. Only 100 of these LEGO replicas are available, so get one while you can! With this purchase you will also receive the IdeaLab literary themed bookmarks and a tax receipt for $85. Source: Library Store | Products | Lego Mayor Nenshi About librarystore.ca is an initiative of the Calgary Public … Continue reading Calgary Public Library Foundation presents limited-edition Calgary’s Mayor Naheed Nenshi LEGO mini figure

Mayor Naheed Nenshi, winner of the World Mayor Award and guest Lecturer of the 2015 LaFontaine-Baldwin Symposium. (image via Stratford Festival)

When Canada Works, It Works Better Than Anywhere – Calgary Mayor Nenshi: Complete Speech of the 2015 LaFontaine-Baldwin Symposium

Posted 19 October 2015 by NNL Staff in Featured THUNDER BAY – Calgary Mayor Naheed Nenshi presented this speech at the LaFontaine-Baldwin Symposium hosted by the Institute for Canadian Citizenship and its co-founders and co-chairs, John Ralston Saul and the Right Honourable Adrienne Clarkson on September 19 2915. The LaFontaine-Baldwin Symposium is an annual signature event hosted across the country, showcasing leading thinkers. Here is … Continue reading When Canada Works, It Works Better Than Anywhere – Calgary Mayor Nenshi: Complete Speech of the 2015 LaFontaine-Baldwin Symposium

Naheed Nenshi - Video - LaFontaine-Baldwin Symposium

Complete Event Video of the LaFontaine-Baldwin Symposium featuring Mayor Naheed Nenshi’s Lecture

Published on Sep 24, 2015 Calgary Mayor Naheed Nenshi delivers the 13th LaFontaine-Baldwin Symposium keynote on citizenship and the importance of inclusion alongside Adrienne Clarkson and John Ralston Saul. Using a keynote address followed by an intimate roundtable discussion, the Symposium encourages a dialogue between the audience and our lecturers. It aims to inspire and challenge attendees to become part of the ICC’s national conversation … Continue reading Complete Event Video of the LaFontaine-Baldwin Symposium featuring Mayor Naheed Nenshi’s Lecture

LaFontaine-Baldwin Symposium Lecture Past Speakers

Mayor Naheed Nenshi on LaFontaine-Baldwin Symposium

On Saturday, I had the great honour of walking in the footsteps of John Ralston Saul, George Elliott Clarke, The Rt. Hon. Adrienne Clarkson, Shawn Atleo, and His Highness the Aga Khan. I presented at the LaFontaine-Baldwin Symposium on “The Canada we hope for: a naive view. As a preview of the speech, I wrote this for my hosts, the Institute for Canadian Citizenship: “Canada … Continue reading Mayor Naheed Nenshi on LaFontaine-Baldwin Symposium

Sherry Mason - Nenshi Inspires at LaFontaine-Baldwin Symposium

Sherry Mason’s Storify – Nenshi Inspires at LaFontaine-Baldwin Symposium

Sherry Mason - Nenshi Inspires at LaFontaine-Baldwin Symposium

I have admired Naheed Nenshi and his approach to politics since he was elected Mayor of Calgary in 2010.

Today, I was excited to have the opportunity to hear Mr. Nenshi speak at the 13th LaFontaine-Baldwin Symposium in my southwestern Ontario hometown, Stratford.

It was a truly inspiring lecture and an invitation to action.

Sherry Mason, Stratford, Ontario, Canada

Discover, Explore and Learn more from Sherry Mason’s summary of the event captured via tweets from people in attendance – Nenshi Inspires at LaFontaine-Baldwin Symposium @stratfest @ICCICC

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Calgary Mayor Naheed Nenshi says he thinks the vast majority of people in this country would like to help refugees. (Image credit: Chris Bolin, Globe and Mail)

Globe and Mail interviews Calgary Mayor Naheed Nenshi

How did your family end up in Canada? This past summer, I went to Tanzania for the first time in almost 40 years. I took my mom to the shore of Lake Victoria at Mwanza and I looked across and realized that if my parents had been born on the other side of that lake, instead of being immigrants to Canada in 1971, they would … Continue reading Globe and Mail interviews Calgary Mayor Naheed Nenshi

Calgary Mayor Naheed Nenshi, shown here on July 29 in Calgary, is the keynote speaker at Saturday's LaFontaine-Baldwin Symposium at the Avon Theatre in Stratford. (Image via Stratford Beacon Herald)

Calgary Mayor Naheed Nenshi takes Stratford’s Avon Theatre stage for LaFontaine-Baldwin Symposium

“Nenshi is a serious presence in Canadian life … He’s more than the mayor of Calgary. He’s an exemplar if a new kind of politician – someone coming up from a different background with a different kind of energy and a different perspective.” – Charlie Foran, Institute of Canadian Citizenship CEO “He’s a legendary off-the-cuff improvisational speaker … We’re anticipating a really lively speech that’s … Continue reading Calgary Mayor Naheed Nenshi takes Stratford’s Avon Theatre stage for LaFontaine-Baldwin Symposium

Christopher Hume covers urban affairs for the Toronto Star and is also our architecture critic. (image credit: The Toronto Star)

Toronto Star | Let’s not forget that in Canada we are all migrants: Hume invokes the example of the Ismaili Muslims including Mayor Naheed Nenshi

Except for First Nations, we are a country made up of immigrants. That’s why it matters how we treat refugees. Whether we came to Canada as victims of war or seekers of a better life, we have a vested interest in whom the country does and doesn’t accept. Toronto has seen waves of refugees. In the 1950s, it was Hungarians escaping Communism. In the ’70s, … Continue reading Toronto Star | Let’s not forget that in Canada we are all migrants: Hume invokes the example of the Ismaili Muslims including Mayor Naheed Nenshi

Now Showing Livestream of “World Mayor” Naheed Nenshi's LaFontaine-Baldwin Symposium Lecture

Now Showing Livestream of “World Mayor” Naheed Nenshi’s LaFontaine-Baldwin Symposium Lecture

Updated with the full event video released on September 24th, 2015 “Canada is not perfect. The world is not perfect. But we, as individual citizens from our own disparate communities, we have the power to be better. The Canada we hope for starts in our homes and our hearts. The Canada we hope for is always within our grasp even if we have to fight … Continue reading Now Showing Livestream of “World Mayor” Naheed Nenshi’s LaFontaine-Baldwin Symposium Lecture

Mayor Naheed Nenshi - LaFontaine-Baldwin Symposium, Sept 19

Livestream: Naheed Nenshi’s LaFontaine-Baldwin Symposium lecture – “The Canada We Hope For: A Naïve View” on Saturday, September 19th, 2015 at 10:00 am ET

“Canada is not perfect. The world is not perfect. But we, as individual citizens from our own disparate communities, we have the power to be better. The Canada we hope for starts in our homes and our hearts. The Canada we hope for is always within our grasp even if we have to fight for it every day. And, if we get it right, anything … Continue reading Livestream: Naheed Nenshi’s LaFontaine-Baldwin Symposium lecture – “The Canada We Hope For: A Naïve View” on Saturday, September 19th, 2015 at 10:00 am ET