Category Archives: Calgary

Winston Heights-Mountview 2009/10 President’s Report

by DJ Kelly May 19, 2010

Last night we held the 2009/10 Annual General Meeting for my community – Winston Heights-Mountview. As a reader of this blog you may not know that I’ve just completed my first year as the president of our community association. I love our neighbourhood. I think it’s a great place to live. And while the majority […]

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What CivicCamp is doing for the 2010 Calgary Municipal Election

by DJ Kelly May 18, 2010

I don’t know about you, but leading up to the 2007 Calgary municipal election I had a heck of a time finding information about candidates. Sure the big “main stream media” did a good job of covering the basics and they did a very good and detailed job of dissecting the mayoral race, but I […]

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The No ‘How’ Part 1: Ald. Ric McIver

by DJ Kelly May 10, 2010

In follow up to my last post where I asked 2010 municipal election candidates to tell us ‘how’ they will accomplish their objectives instead of just ‘what’ those objectives would be, I thought it was only fair that I take the first ‘kick at the can’ so to speak. On Friday – almost ironically the […]

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Notice to all candidates: Don’t tell me ‘what’; tell me ‘how’

by DJ Kelly May 7, 2010

As election time approaches we are going to hear a LOT of potential politicians trying to articulate their vision for the City. They’ll be laying out their goals, and some may even layout a few objectives for how they will accomplish their goal. But let’s never forget that the life of an alderman or mayor […]

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Municipal elections and confusing legislation

by DJ Kelly April 28, 2010

Now that the spring is upon us and we are just six months away, many wonks are turning their thoughts to the municipal election in October. With Bill 9 receiving royal assent last week, you can include the Alberta Legislature in that group. After the Bill was given assent into law, I gave it a […]

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