Calgary needs a mayor to ‘meet this critical moment’ in 2021: Nenshi

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In a year-end interview with Postmedia, the mayor said there are now two more major challenges on the list: a societal “reckoning” over systemic racism demanding action, including from the city government. And June 2020 also brought the fourth-costliest natural disaster in Canadian history to Calgary as a devastating hailstorm dealt more than $1.2 billion in damage. The question now, with a municipal election set for October 2021, is who will be on council to work on picking up the pieces. But first comes the question of who’s running — and the most intense scrutiny is on the mayor’s chair.