Best Mayor in the world

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Naheed Nenshi in Calgary, Alberta
Photo by Brandon Koger/CC, Flickr

Best mayor in the world
Adapted from CBC News by Nila Gopaul
Level 1

In 2014, Naheed* Nenshi
was voted the best mayor**
in the world.
* say:  nah-heed
** say: may-er – the head of a city or town

Nenshi is the mayor of Calgary.
Calgary is in Alberta, Canada.

Nenshi heard the news
in February 2015.
His birthday is on February 2.
He is now 43 years old.

The news was
a great birthday present.
“I am super happy,”
says Nenshi.

First Muslim mayor
In 2010, Nenshi became
the first Muslim mayor
in Canada.

People say Nenshi works hard.
He is a good listener.
He is a great leader.

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