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Youth Can Vote Results!

MEDIA ADVISORY October 22, 2013 Youth Can Vote mock election results The results are in! As of 9 a.m. on Oct. 22, over 3,000 students in elementary, junior and senior high schools across Calgary have cast their vote as part of the Youth Can Vote program by Youth Central. Many of the results were similar […]

Calgary city council candidates make final campaign push

Jon Lord fully expects to wake up Tuesday morning as mayor of Calgary. “We have certainly had a huge impact in what was suppose to be a coronation,” he said in between visits with small-business owners during the last full day of campaigning Sunday. “We have raised a whole ton of issues that likely wouldn’t […]

Junior high students pepper Calgary mayoral candidates

By Tamara Gignac, Calgary Herald October 11, 2013 Featured Image: Lorraine Hjalte, Calgary Herald The kids can’t vote — but give it four years. Students at a southeast junior high school got the opportunity Friday to quiz mayoral candidates about everything from taxes to secondary suites. The event — one of only two mayoral forums […]

Calgary mayoral candidates face off at junior high school

CBC Calgary October 11, 2013 Even though no one in the crowd is old enough to vote, six candidates for Calgary mayor made their campaign pitches today at a Forest Lawn junior high school. Students at Ian Bazalgette School asked questions about a number of topics, including environmental issues but also whether Calgary needs more skateboard parks. […]

Practice makes perfect: Calgary group hosting ‘dry run’ for first-time voters

By Robson Fletcher Metro Calgary Calgarians will have the chance on Monday evening to enter ballot booths and cast votes for mayor, city council and school trustee. No, it’s not advance polling ahead of the Oct. 21 general municipal election. It’s not, in fact, real voting at all. Rather, it’s a “dry run” of the voting process […]

Gael MacLeod Launches Calgary Ward 4 Re-election Campaign

Nenshi’s Vote Pledge

Calgary Transit is (finally) Going High Tech

    Remember a past post about electronic bus passes?  Check it out it out if you missed it to get up to speed up on the new electronic fare system that is coming to Calgary next year. Now, the city has launched a contest to name Calgary’s new smart card (the contest submissions closed July 3rd).    […]

Your Education, Your Voice

Are you concerned about your Education? Do you wish you had more of a say in these decisions made? Well currently there is a Youth Minister’s Advisory Council that recruits ideas for YOUR voices to be implemented into OUR education. There is a website called: www.speakout.alberta.com that has a discussion board, posts several blogs and […]

How to Stay Informed During the Summer

Now, we all know the summer and the freedom from lack of school can induce laziness and make you want to never use your brain again, but education certainly does not stop after school ends! Summer is sometime politics’ busiest season, so here are some ways to stay engaged and informed with what’s going on […]