Category Archives: Calgary

Metro column: Digging down to the core of the tunnel issue

by DJ Kelly September 10, 2010

Much of the mayoral campaign so far has been about wanting — or not wanting — to dig a big hole. The proposed — and as yet unfunded — Airport Trail tunnel is touted as an alternate access to the Calgary International Airport after Barlow Trail closes from McKnight Boulevard to Airport Trail in 2012 […]

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Metro column: Writing’s on the (facebook) wall

by DJ Kelly September 3, 2010

We now stand at 17 mayoral candidates. Obviously only one of them will be our next mayor. Several of them probably represent your view of what you’d like Calgary to be. But how do you decide who has a serious chance at winning – and should get your vote – and to which candidate would […]

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Metro column: Sun setting on face-to-face time

by DJ Kelly August 27, 2010

How many of the 2010 mayoral candidates have you met so far? You’re in the majority if you said none. Rest assured, candidates are trying their best to fix that. At least, a few are. With the summer festival season ending this weekend, the biggest opportunity for candidates to meet you is officially ending, too. […]

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Metro column: Broaden your voting horizons

by DJ Kelly August 20, 2010

Are you sick of hearing about Ric McIver and Barb Higgins yet? This week, I did a few media interviews on the candidates’ use of social media. Following one interview, the cameraman wanted to get images of the different websites they were using. I started by showing him some of the sites that I thought […]

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18 to 34 Year Olds, Social Media and the Calgary Election

by DJ Kelly August 17, 2010

In today’s issue of Metro Calgary I was quoted for an article about Calgary municipal election candidates’ use of social media. The questions asked of me were simple enough: who’s doing it well, etc. However there was a second interviewee for the same article. Bruce Foster, identified as chair of the department of policy studies […]

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