Cam Stewart

Liberal Party of Canada candidate for Calgary Forest Lawn.
in 2015 Federal Election (Canada).

Contacts

Website: camstewart.liberal.ca
Email:
Phone: (403) 807-9200
Address: 3735 Rundlehorn Drive NE; Calgary, Alberta, Canada, T1Y 2K1

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Biography

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Cam retired from the Calgary Police Service after serving the citizens of Calgary for 25 years. He worked in a variety of units including investigations, undercover, crime analysis, and diversity relations. After retiring from CPS, he facilitated training and provided consultative advice to many organizations, including the United Way of Calgary, Red Cross, City of Calgary, and the Federal Government.

Known for his tireless dedication and enthusiasm work for Calgary communities, Cam Stewart was the Board Chair for Calgary Learns and the President for the Alberta Association for Multicultural Education. He is currently the Calgary Chair for the Institute of Canadian Citizenship and an active Rotarian in the Calgary East Rotary Club.

Cam has been recognized for his work in building bridges between communities with several awards, including; The Calgary Police Chief’s Award for Community Service, the Exemplary Service Medal, the Outstanding Contribution to Adult Learning Award, the Jewish Repairing the World Award, the YMCA Peace Medal, the Jerry P. Sellinger Award, and the Baha’i Community Racial Harmony Award. Before joining CPS, Cam was involved in army cadets and militia, where he earned the Duke of Edinburgh Award. He was also honoured with an eagle feather by an elder for his work with Calgary's Aboriginal community.

Cam’s concerns for human rights and social justice issues have allowed him to help government, corporate and nonprofit agencies be more inclusive and socially responsible. As a businessman and entrepreneur, he understands the corporate indicators for success and is able to communicate between sectors and cultures. Most of all, Cam is a community builder, who connects people to the resources they need and facilitates collaboration between leaders and stakeholders.

Cam is focused on maximizing the potential of all citizens and is particularly passionate about increasing literacy for all and the successful integration of diverse individuals. To be successful on the world stage, Calgarians must have the skills and knowledge to compete. Integration of growing populations of immigrants, Aboriginal peoples and persons with disabilities is imperative to individual and community well-being.

Cam holds a Masters degree from Royal Roads University in International and Intercultural Communications and a Certificate in Business Management from the University of Calgary. Wanting to share his knowledge, he teaches degree courses in the Criminal Justice Program at Mount Royal University. Cam and his wife Marina have lived most of their lives in Calgary, raising 5 children and 5 grandchildren.