Tag Archives: Druh Farrell

Calgary, meet your new council

by DJ Kelly October 19, 2010

The unofficial results are in and we have seen a mix of change and returning of the old guard happening. It’s a whole new ball game now; an entirly new dynamic. Here’s the list of who the fifteeen around the table will be: Mayor – Naheed Nenshi Ward 1 – Dale Hodges Ward 2 – Gord Lowe […]

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Councillor ages: does it mean anything?

by DJ Kelly March 23, 2010

The world has changed a LOT in the last few years. Things are speeding up so fast many of us have difficulty keeping up. Stereotypically the ones complaining about this “speeding up of life” are members of older generations. This isn’t ageist – its just that those under the age of 35 have grown up with […]

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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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From the high ideals of 1993 to the gerrymander of 2009

by DJ Kelly May 30, 2009

Below is some interesting information to help frame the discussion around whether Ald. Chabot’s council approved map is a good solution and if a proper process was followed. Policy Title: Ward Boundary Determination and Review Policy Number: CC017 Approved by: Council Effective Date: 1993 May 03 The criteria used by the Returning Officer for reporting […]

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