Category Archives: Alberta

CBC Radio column: Stelmach’s resignation, courts’ banning Twitter, and Egypt

by DJ Kelly January 26, 2011

In this alberta@noon column on CBC Radio One with host Donna McElligott I talk about the online reaction to the resignation of Alberta Premier Ed Stelmach and what it might mean to opposition parties. I also discuss the suggestion by the lawyers of Russell Williams that the tweets of journalists were harming the public and […]

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Stelmach’s resignation: Why he did it

by DJ Kelly January 25, 2011

While the timing of today’s announcement by Premier Ed Stelmach may be a surprise, his resignation itself should not be. For months there have been grumblings about how the Progressive Conservative party will handle the next election. The Wildrose Party has positioned itself as an heir apparent making room for all Alberta conservatives. Meanwhile disenfranchised […]

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2010 Year-End Blog Review

by DJ Kelly January 3, 2011

On this exact day (January 3) of last year I wanted to take a look back at the previous year as viewed through the eyes of my blog. At the time I said 2009 “was a good year for me personally and I think this blog shows some of the highlights that come to my […]

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Metro column: Campaigns all about timing

by DJ Kelly December 17, 2010

The following column was published in both Metro Calgary and Metro Edmonton. —- The calendar hasn’t even flipped to 2011 yet but the provincial parties are already busy lining up their election plans for an anticipated spring 2012 vote. And the tried-and-true methods for engineering election wins will again be unfurled. Sure those strategies have […]

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Metro column: Province misses the point and shoots the messenger

by DJ Kelly November 26, 2010

I’m not sure if this will become a regular occurrence or not, but because of today’s column’s focus on a provincial issue – instead of the regular civic issues – my regular Metro column was published in both Metro Calgary and Metro Edmonton. — So let me get this straight: Not caring enough about the patients’ comfort […]

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