The formal petition to recall Calgary Mayor Jyoti Gondek under Alberta’s recall legislation continues to pick up steam. Initiated by local HVAC company owner Landon Johnston, the petition reflects growing dissatisfaction with Mayor Gondek’s leadership.

However, despite the increasing number of  Calgarians signing the petition, organizers say there are a number of roadblocks ahead that make their quest nearly impossible.

Johnston joined Rachel Emmanuel to discuss why he started the petition and gives an update on how the campaign is going.

Tune into The Alberta Roundup!



  • Rachel Emmanuel

    Rachel is a seasoned political reporter who’s covered government institutions from a variety of levels. A Carleton University journalism graduate, she was a multimedia reporter for three local Niagara newspapers. Her work has been published in the Toronto Star. Rachel was the inaugural recipient of the Political Matters internship, placing her at The Globe and Mail’s parliamentary bureau. She spent three years covering the federal government for iPolitics. Rachel is the Alberta correspondent for True North based in Edmonton.