Calgary Ward 3

Jim Stevenson re-elected in Ward 3

Jim Stevenson is back for four more years after winning re-election in Ward 3.

2 candidates ran in council race for this northeast riding

Jim Stevenson is back for four more years after winning re-election in Ward 3.

This sprawling northeast riding has been represented by Stevenson for the last two terms. His challenger, Tanveer Taj, unsuccessfully ran for a public school trustee position in the last municipal election.

Fast-growing suburbs, traffic and development around the airport are big issues to manage in this ethnically-diverse ward which straddles the Deerfoot corridor. Look for Stevenson to be at the ribbon-cutting of that $300-million airport tunnel next spring.

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Ward Demographics

  • Population: 87,914
  • Per cent population: 7.6%
  • Total dwellings: 28,184
  • Percentage of home ownership: 82.32%
  • Vacancy rate: 2.14%    
  • Largest age group: 35-44
  • Transportation:
    • Bicycle: 31 Transit: 3,810 Drove alone: 18,667    
  • Current alderman: Jim Stevenson
  • Communities: Calgary International Airport, Cityscape, Country Hills Village, Coventry Hills, Harvest Hills, Horizon*, Panorama Hills, Pegasus, Redstone, Saddle Ridge, Saddle Ridge Industrial, Skyview Ranch, Stoney 1, Stoney 2, Stoney 4, Taradale

*Horizon also in Ward 5

Registered candidates 


City Councillor


Public School Board

  • Rick Lundy
  • Wilf Phillips
  • WINNER: Lynn Ferguson (Incumbent)


Catholic School Board

  • Linda Wellman - Acclaimed, no vote held Oct. 21.


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