PC leadership hopeful Ric McIver talks about his bid for the Premiership with the Gauntlet

By Chris Adams

Three provincial politicians have battled for the Progressive Conservative leadership since Allison Redford resigned as Premier this spring. The Gauntlet first interviewed candidates Jim Prentice and Thomas Lukaszuk. We finish our candidate Q&A series with leadership candidate Ric McIver. As Calgary-Hays MLA, McIver has served as minister of transportation and minister of infrastructure since assuming… Continue reading PC leadership hopeful Ric McIver talks about his bid for the Premiership with the Gauntlet

Private money and research deals

By Riley Hill

Elizabeth Cannon is the eighth, and first female, president of the University of Calgary. Prior to becoming president, Cannon was a renowned geomatics engineer and the dean of the Schulich School of Engineering. Since taking office in 2010, she has organized campus under the “Eyes High” strategic-growth plan to turn the U of C into… Continue reading Private money and research deals

Spreading too wide

By Ira Wells

Jordan Petty: How would you define “urban sprawl?”Dr. Byron Miller: That’s a tough question. There are lots of different definitions out there, without much agreement on any one in particular. I would define it in terms of [an area] that is low density and automobile-oriented–automobile oriented above all else. In other words, development is planned… Continue reading Spreading too wide

Tale of the Tape

By Mike Attersall

Hema "The Chocolate Rocket" Chengkalath As a fifth-year Dino this will be a year of high expectations for Hema Chengkalath,however she’s up for the challenge. Full of energy and passion, she helps boost her team morale in so many ways. She always seems to have a positive attitude, a smile never leaves her face and… Continue reading Tale of the Tape