Category Archives: Politics

What is a ‘progressive’? Part 3 – Interconnectedness

by DJ Kelly February 26, 2010

This post is part 3 in an ongoing series trying to define “what is a ‘progressive’?” in advance of Reboot Alberta 2. You may view part 1 here and part 2 here. The three ‘pillars’ of progressivism – interconnectedness, understanding and adaptability – are in that particular order for a very specific reason. Although it […]

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Alberta’s proposed electoral boundary MAPS!

by DJ Kelly February 25, 2010

Yesterday the Alberta Electoral Boundary Commission released its interim report. You can download a full copy of it here [PDF]. But let’s face it, all you really care about is the maps section. What area do you live in now? What new constituencies have been created?! Well, me and my mad Photoshop skillz are here to help […]

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A political party that is willing to adapt!? Meet the Alberta Party

by DJ Kelly February 24, 2010

It is not very often you hear about a political party being willing to rethink all of its policies and principles. Somehow in the process of moulding themselves into representing what the majority of citizens want, these core ideals that formed the initial impetus for the creation of the party – sometimes decades old and […]

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What is a ‘progressive’? Part 2

by DJ Kelly February 24, 2010

This post is part 2 in an ongoing series trying to define “what is a ‘progressive’?” in advance of Reboot Alberta 2. You may view part 1 here. To define “what is a ‘progressive’” I would recomend we start with defining ‘progressive’. But where do you start when trying to define ‘progressive’? To get the ball […]

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Bronconnier will not run again; so who will?

by DJ Kelly February 23, 2010

So Dave Bronconnier has just announced he will be stepping down from the mayor’s chair and handing over his oversized mayoral necklace (does that thing have an actual name?) come October 2010. He will not be running for re-election. While it is possible we could spend some time reflecting on our 35th mayor’s tenure – […]

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