Calgary-Bow NDP President Resigns siting Bullying/Candidate selection


(L-R ) Former Calgary Bow NDP President Krista Li, Alberta NDP Director of Organization Garett Spelliscy, and Former Calgary Councillor Druh Farell

The Trouble in Mouseland spilled over to social media on Thursday morning as Calgary-Bow Alberta NDP Constituency Association President announced here immediate resignation from the board.


The reason, Former Calgary Councillor Druh Farrell's surprise candidacy announcement, accusations of bullying from party staffers, and subtle racism.


Krista Li, the former Calgary-Bow NDP president said that she tendered her resignation due to recent events with the party, "(Recent events) demonstrated to me an unwillingness by party staffers to act in good faith, act respectfully, and act with decency."


Li, in a string of tweets posted to her Twitter account, said that the surprise announcement from former Ward 7 Councillor Druh Farrell shocked the constituency association, "On Monday, our (constituency association) found out on Twitter that a nominee had been announced for our riding.