Sean Chu bumped Gael MacLeod from her council seat in Ward 4. ​

MacLeod came out the winner here in a scramble of 11 candidates seeking an open chair in the last election. In that field, MacLeod took just 25 per cent of the votes cast and still went to city hall. Chu finished second.

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Ward Demographics

  • Population: 85,683
  • Per cent population: 7.5%
  • Total dwellings: 33,009
  • Percentage of home ownership: 71.91%
  • Vacancy rate: 2.14%
  • Largest age group: 45-54
  • Transportation:
    • Bicycle: 138 Transit: 4,394 Drove alone: 18,013
  • Current alderman: Gael MacLeod
  • Communities: Beddington Heights, Country Hills, Edgemont, Greenview, Greenview Industrial Park*, Hidden Valley, Highland Park, Huntington Hills, Macewan, North Haven, North Haven Upper, Sandstone Valley, Thorncliffe

​​*GreenView Industrial Park also in Ward 9

Registered candidates 


City Councillor

Gael MacLeod

Gael MacLeod

Represented the residents of Ward 4 for one term from 2010-2013.

Blair Houston

Blair Houston

Small business owner and community volunteer.

Michael Hartford

Michael Hartford

Running as a candidate in Ward 4.

Sean Chu

WINNER: Sean Chu

Calgary police officer for more than 20 years, most recently with the community outreach unit.

Yuri Shterngartz

Yuri Shterngartz

Candidate running in Ward 4 in the upcoming election Oct. 21.


Public School Board

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


Catholic School Board

  • WINNER: Margaret Belcourt (Incumbent)
  • Emmerson Brando