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Calgary election 2021: Who won in Ward 14?

Peter Demong is projected to win another term as councillor of Ward 14, which he has represented since 2011.

The city’s south-central ward looked slightly different for this election, losing the community of Douglasdale to Ward 11.

Here’s a quick look at the four candidates running for council in Ward 14.

Stephen Dabbagh

Dabbagh is running for councillor in Ward 14. No campaign information was available at the time of publishing.

Dabbagh’s Twitter page

Peter Demong

Ward 14 Coun. Peter Demong is the incumbent in this year’s race. Originally elected in 2011, he has served three terms on council and is seeking a fourth.

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This latest term saw Demong sit on the city’s planning and urban development, utilities and corporate services, and intergovernmental affairs committees. He was also one of two city council representatives at the Alberta Urban Municipalities Association.

In March, the province moved forward towards extended producer responsibility (EPR), a file Demong has been doing advocacy work on for years. EPR could see the cost of recycling plastics put on plastics manufacturers instead of municipal/provincial governments.

Demong promises progress on zero-based policy review and EPR.

Demong’s website

Demong’s Facebook page

Demong’s Twitter page

Andrea Hinton

Andrea Hinton is a long-time Calgary resident who attended Mount Royal University and worked as a lab analyst in the oil sands. Hinton is also an active volunteer for a variety of efforts.

She hopes to reform city finances, including council pay, and revitalize the city and its economy.

Hinton’s website

Hinton’s Facebook page

Hinton’s Twitter page

Anton Ovtchinnikov

A Russian-Canadian, Ovtchinnikov started working in the restaurant industry shortly after immigrating to Calgary with his family. He then transitioned to the kitchen supply industry, and is an active volunteer on community boards and associations.

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He seeks to reform city finances using zero-based budgeting and strike a committee to re-examine regulations.

Ovtchinnikov’s website

Ovtchinnikov’s Facebook page

Ovtchinnikov’s Twitter page

In total, 27 people are running for mayor and there are 100 candidates for city council. Eighteen people are running to become Calgary Catholic School Board trustees, while 38 people are running to become Calgary Board of Education trustees.

Election day is Monday, Oct. 18.

Results

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