Tag Archives: Civic Camp

Announcing #yycdata Camp

by DJ Kelly March 18, 2011

Civic Camp in partnership with Pixels and Pints and The City of Calgary will be hosting the first #yycdata Camp at the University of Calgary. The goal of #yycdata Camp is to discuss the opportunities where the use of public data can improve Calgary. (On March 22, 2010 Calgary City Council approved a pilot open public data […]

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2010 Year-End Blog Review

by DJ Kelly January 3, 2011

On this exact day (January 3) of last year I wanted to take a look back at the previous year as viewed through the eyes of my blog. At the time I said 2009 “was a good year for me personally and I think this blog shows some of the highlights that come to my […]

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Re-thinking public engagement: a Calgary experiment

by DJ Kelly May 28, 2010

It’s funny how different aspects of your life serendipitously cross from time to time. Following my presentation at Leadership Calgary earlier this month about the current state and possible future of western democratic government (in LC speak it was titled “how do we build a systemically and systematically adaptive democratic government?”) we find a British […]

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A guide to the Plan It amendments

by DJ Kelly September 29, 2009

I’m on vacation right now and not able to provide my full comments on the Plan It amendments coming back to Calgary city council on Monday. Instead I invite you to take a look a this “Guide to the Plan It Amendments” compliled by CivicCamp Calgary. (Specific credit looks like it belongs to Bill Morrison, Neil Keough […]

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Plan It, round 2: The most important decision facing Calgarians

by DJ Kelly September 24, 2009

Next week is a BIG week in Calgary. As Naheed Nenshi correctly states in his Calgary Herald op-ed today, “On Monday, Calgary city council makes a decision bigger and more important than all the other decisions it has made since being elected . . . combined.” Plan It – the document that lays out how […]

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