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Naheed Nenshi – first Muslim mayor of a Canadian major city

On October 18, 2010 at the Calgary municipal election, a son of immigrant parents won over 39% of the votes to become the first Muslim mayor of a major Canadian city.

The victory was compared to US President Obama’s election victory, as the new mayor used social media tools including youtube, facebook, twitter to connect with the voting public. read more