For asking women to run for office: Calgary City Council has long been a boy’s club. Ask Her Calgary, a campaign to get 20 women to run for office in the fall 2017 election, set out to change that. By summer, they’d met their goal. Co-founder Esmahan Razavi even ran for council herself. She didn’t win, but another woman who came in through the Ask Her door did. And the countdown clock to election 2021 is already ticking. —S.B.