Newspaper article The Canadian Press

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Newspaper article The Canadian Press

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CALGARY. x-08s. Calgary Conservative MP Michelle Rempel has taken Mayor Naheed Nenshi (nah-HEHD' NEHN'-shee) to task for a remark she considers sexist. Rempel was raising concerns on Twitter about a property tax policy on Sunday. Two days later, Nenshi told reporters Rempel doesn't know what she talks about and that apparently "math is challenging." Lori Williams, a policy studies professor at Mount Royal University, says it reminds her of an exchange during a 2015 Alberta election debate in which then premier Jim Prentice made a remark to N-D-P Leader Rachel Notley about math being difficult.

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TAG: Williams says Nenshi's remarks make him appear petty and condescending. …

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