Metro column: It’s over to you, Calgary

by DJ Kelly October 15, 2010

Finally, the Calgary Municipal election here. On Monday you and I will go to the polls to select who we want to work on our behalf for the next three years. This final week of the campaign has provided all kinds of drama, too. Naheed Nenshi collected endorsements from former mayoral candidates Kent Hehr and […]

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Metro column: ‘Striking 180’ for city voters

by DJ Kelly October 8, 2010

“Throw all the bums out!” Remember one year ago when that was all we heard from our friends, neighbours and media? Well, Ric McIver is still polling in first place for mayor. True, Naheed Nenshi and Barb Higgins are not that far behind, but the results of a recent poll of who we might vote […]

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City of Calgary Election iPhone App Review

by DJ Kelly October 6, 2010

I’ve been having a bit of “back and forth” via email with the City of Calgary’s Deputy City Clerk and Returning Officer for the past couple months. On July 29 I originally asked her about the possibility of creating a “where to vote” widget, similar to what the City has (or at that point, would have) on […]

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Metro column: Campaign missing the mark

by DJ Kelly October 1, 2010

An election is the ultimate exercise in personal branding. If you try to be something you are not, people will figure it out pretty quickly and you’ll see your vote totals affected accordingly. Most of the candidates in this election have this down to a science. Ric McIver for nine years has been the common […]

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Your personal Reboot Alberta 3.0 invitation

by DJ Kelly September 28, 2010

I’ve been pretty busy working on election type stuff for the past few weeks – not for any candidates however – and so I haven’t had much of a chance to write on anything else. But I wanted to share some info with everyone about Reboot Alberta 3. I’m happy to have been invited to […]

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