Mayoral Candidates

Emile Gabriel

Website: dr-egj.ca

Facebook: @mayor4calgary

Twitter: @Gabriel4Mayor

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Q. Which Library do you use the most?

A. Southwood Library

Q. In your view, how does Calgary Public Library strengthen your ward?

A. It provides different services that are essential to my community.

Q. What is your earliest library memory, or, tell us about an experience you’ve had at Calgary Public Library that made a positive difference to you.

A. Helping me with connecting laptop to the monitor in the meeting room, where our volunteer group had an important meeting.

Q. What is your favourite program or resource at Calgary Public Library?  

A. I have a variety.

Q. What are you reading now? What’s one book you would recommend others read, and why?

A. Main focus is on floods and flood mitigation and water conservation.

Q. What musical instrument would you be most likely to borrow from our musical instrument lending library, and why? (We have banjos, drums, guitars, keyboards, ukuleles, violas, violins, and xylophones.)

A. Sax.

Larry Heather

Website: larryforcalgary.ca

Facebook: @LarryforCalgary.ca

Twitter: @CalgarySenate

Q. Which Library do you use the most?

A. Central Library

Q. In your view, how does Calgary Public Library strengthen your ward?

A. It enables students and citizens to access a world of knowledge and application otherwise beyond their reach.

Q. What is your earliest library memory, or, tell us about an experience you’ve had at Calgary Public Library that made a positive difference to you.

A. Finding a wealth of material for my former radio show on AM 1140

Q. What is your favourite program or resource at Calgary Public Library?  

A . CD’s and special topics

Q. What are you reading now? What’s one book you would recommend others read, and why?

A. God and Government Vol. One – A Biblical and Historical Study Gary Demar 1990

Q. What musical instrument would you be most likely to borrow from our musical instrument lending library, and why? (We have banjos, drums, guitars, keyboards, ukuleles, violas, violins, and xylophones.)

A. Banjo, if I wanted to pick up a new one. No trombones – that is my current

Bill Smith

Website: billsmithformayor.ca

Facebook: @BillSmithforMayor 

Twitter: @TeamBillSmith

Instagram: @teambillsmith

Q. Which Library do you use the most?

A. Central Library

Q. In your view, how does Calgary Public Library strengthen your ward?

A. Libraries are a vital community gathering place to explore the joys of reading, learning and exploring the world through books and other library materials.

Q. What is your earliest library memory, or, tell us about an experience you’ve had at Calgary Public Library that made a positive difference to you.

A. When I was a kid I remember going to the bookmobile which was a converted blue bird school bus. On special occasions the bookmobile would even show up occasionally at Glenmeadows elementary and had a better selection of kids books.

Q. What is your favourite program or resource at Calgary Public Library?  

A . My favorite program is the on-line checkout of e-books which can be listened to while travelling.

Q. What are you reading now? What’s one book you would recommend others read, and why?

A. I am currently reading Notley Nation: How Alberta’s Political upheaval swept the country by Sydney Sharpe and Don Braid.  I would recommend The 7 habits of highly effective people by American Educator Stephen Covey.

Q. What musical instrument would you be most likely to borrow from our musical instrument lending library, and why? (We have banjos, drums, guitars, keyboards, ukuleles, violas, violins, and xylophones.)

A. If I had the time I would borrow a guitar as I would like to learn how to play that instrument. One of our son’s and our daughter play a little guitar so it would be great to share some time with them trying to learn.

 

Jason Achtymichuk (Jason GoGo)

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Andre Chabot 

Website: chabot4calgary.ca

Facebook: @Chabot4Calgary

Twitter: @Chabot4Calgary

Brent Chishom

David Lapp

Website: lappteam2017.com

Facebook: @DavidLappforMayor

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Naheed Nenshi (Incumbent) 

Website: www.nenshi.ca

Facebook: NaheedNenshi

Twitter: @nenshi

Curtis Olson

Website: curtisolson.ca

Facebook: @CurtisInYYC

Twitter: @CurtisInYYC

Instagram: @CurtisInYYC

Stan the Man Waciak

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