Tag Archives: Alberta Liberal Party

Conversing with Alberta politicians on Twitter

by DJ Kelly June 4, 2009

Twitter has proved to be a pretty powerful tool for democratic engagement. The Bill 44 debate cemented that belief because MLAs were having conversations on Twitter with constituents well into the night as the live debate in the Legislature continued. I think the argument put forward by Ian Bushfield over on his blog “Terahertz” regarding […]

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A final issue to push you to the polls?

by DJ Kelly March 3, 2008

As you no doubt know, today is election day in Alberta. So if there is one thing you plan on doing today it should be getting out to your local polling place and marking an X next to the candidate/party of your choice. You can find your polling place by visiting www.elections.ab.ca. Have you made […]

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30 Second Summary of the Alberta Election Thus Far

by DJ Kelly February 20, 2008

As we find ourselves passing the half-way point of the provincial election you have no doubt noticed I have pretty much been entirely silent during thus far. While I could blame my seemingly abandoned blog on the fact I was in Asia for the first third of the writ period, or the fact I’m still […]

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China Airlines you have not broken my will yet! But Stelmach has broken Hung Pham’s

by DJ Kelly January 29, 2008

Well here we are, however many god-forsaken China Airlines survived hours later, in Taipei. (BTW, I’m pretty sure I know what Canada’s contribution to China’s development was: they gave the old Air Canada planes to China Air.) Yeah, it wasn’t the most fun 12 hours I’ve ever spent. Especially when the flight started off sitting […]

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A culture of policy announcements: 30% is a good step

by DJ Kelly January 26, 2008

This morning the provincial government unveiled their much anticipated (at least it was anticipated a year and a half ago) cultural policy. (You can read it here.) I was extremely impressed with the number of people that showed up to the Southern Alberta Jubilee Auditorium. Turnout was such that there were not enough chairs and […]

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