About This Show
Join Calgary journalist Annalise Klingbeil and producer Kerianne Sproule for thoughtful discussions on critical municipal issues with community leaders, policy makers, politicians, artists and, most importantly, Calgarians who make this city unique and vibrant. We’ll take you beyond city hall's agenda, talking points and the social media firehose and delve into topics that pique our interest and hopefully yours each episode.
Most Recent Episode
Ep. 11: ‘This just isn’t right’
7 days ago
When he ran for mayor in 2010, Naheed Nenshi campaigned on 12 better ideas for Calgary.
“Better idea number one is about secondary suites,” Nenshi said in a 2010 campaign video before he won council’s top job. “This is one of those areas where our city council could have acted decisively so long ago and they just haven’t.”
But after seven years with Nenshi at its helm, council still hasn’t acted decisively on the issue.
On this episode, host Annalise Klingbeil interviews Nenshi about secondary suites.
The pair talk about why the mayor has failed on his 2010 campaign promise to legalize suites, what he would go back and do differently, and just how much time council spends on the painstaking process of approving secondary suite applications one by one. Think of it as part 2 to last week’s Secondary Suites 101 episode.
As always, Kerianne Sproule makes us sound great. And, your feedback, advice, ideas, shares and iTunes reviews are appreciated.
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