The Confluence

The Confluence

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The Confluence hosted by Trevor Howell, Annalise Klingbeil, Kerianne Sproule
5: An ’80s TV dad for mayor and Calgary’s garish Stampede cartoons
Jun 16 • 38 min
The race to become Calgary’s next mayor has another entrant. Bill Smith, a Calgary lawyer and former president of the Alberta Progressive Conservative Party, formally kicked off his campaign at a well-attended event at Fort Calgary on June 12. On this…
4: Grabbing a tiger by the tale and much ado about slates
Jun 2 • 46 min
The former owners of a well-known restaurant have sued Druh Farrell, accusing the inner-city councillor of — among others things — defamation, “systematically” flouting her public duties and corruption. And a foursome with conservative ties announced…
3: How do you eat an elephant?
May 19 • 75 min
How do you eat an elephant? One bite at a time. It’s Calgary’s most ambitious infrastructure project to date. A 46-kilometre, $4.65-billion (and counting) light rail transit line that will tunnel beneath the downtown core and ease commutes for thousands…
2: They got asked… a lot
May 5 • 42 min
In this week’s episode, we’re joined by Ask Her board member Sarah Elder-Chamanara, former Calgary alderwoman Gael MacLeod, and Minister for the Status of Women Stephanie McLean to discuss why so few women run for public office, the discrimination they…
1: Nothing to lose
Apr 21 • 31 min
A popular mayor seeking re-election and vying to secure his political legacy. A veteran Ward 10 councillor with “nothing to lose” and everything to gain … if he can woo enough voters in his favour on election day. No, we’re not previewing this October’s…
Coming soon …
Apr 18 • 0 min
Join hosts Trevor Howell and Annalise Klingbeil for thoughtful discussions on critical municipal issues with community leaders, policy makers, politicians and, most importantly, Calgarians who make this city unique and vibrant. Stay tuned for our first…