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The Calgary Journal asked Calgary mayoral and council candidates five questions about what they would do if they were trapped on a deserted island.

Journalists claim FOIP fails at privacy and access to information

Rusnell, Ford and McClure discuss the issues with government when it comes to getting information in Alberta.For many, privacy and access to information have been prominent topics, especially after recent National Security Association spying controversies to the Wikileaks information leaks.

However, for many Albertans, this may not seem relevant, especially at a provincial level.

The Sunshine Summit, held in Calgary on Sept. 25, 2013, sought to engage Albertans in the importance of this issue.

Aldermen Pootmans and Farrell re-examine noise bylaw for outdoor concerts after election

ThumbnailnoiseCalgary's city noise bylaws will be re-examined when city council meets after the upcoming municipal election on Oct. 21. The issue was addressed during city council's Sept. 16 meeting with several aldermen and Mayor Naheed Nenshi expressing their concerns.

It was brought up that many Calgarians have had their quality of life impacted by the noise of outdoor festivals.

City lays out plans to help rebuild damaged pathways and green spaces

Calgary closed parkways Bowness Park is one of many locations in Calgary that is still recovering from June's horrendous flood. Already undergoing a $10.5-million renovation, the park was hit hard by the flood and remains closed to the public.

A video posted on calgary.ca  goes over the damaged areas and what Calgarians can expect.