Calgary City Hall (PHOTO: ERIC TANNER)

Calgary’s municipal election is now behind us and the mayor and council are getting up to speed in their roles.

Podcast editor and host Sam Chipera spoke with Rachel Timmermans, SAMRU’s external vice president, and Duane Bratt, a Mount Royal University political science professor about the results and what they mean.

Bratt says that the new government has a whole, “host of challenges,” due to the change in seats on council and with a new mayor. 

However, Timmermans says that she looks forward to the new open minded council to support Calgarians and to hold a conversation on how best to improve the city.

The Calgary Journal Podcast is produced by Sam Chipera, with support from the Calgary Journal Team. Music credit goes to Punch Deck. Check out more election coverage on, and on social media.

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