Tag Archives: Lindsay Blackett

Who would you be proud to have as premier?

by DJ Kelly February 8, 2011

I’m not a fan of party politics. Quite frankly I could care less which “party” is in charge. I care more about who the people in government are and what kinds of decisions they make. With three leadership races going on at the provincial level there is an immense possibility for new leadership, some names are even […]

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Metro column: Griffiths right man at right time?

by DJ Kelly January 28, 2011

It looks like Stelmach made the decision for us. There’s no need for an election to make it happen. There will be a new premier by next year. And in the wake of Premier Stelmach’s resignation the long list of potential replacements is starting to pile up. Ted Morton has to be the front-runner at […]

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An intro to Lindsay Blackett

by DJ Kelly March 15, 2008

For those of you in the arts I have some required reading for you. Fellow blogger, The Enlightened Savage, has done up a wonderful primer to introduce you to Alberta’s new Minister of Culture and Community Spirit. The Calgary Professional Arts Alliance will be sending Minister Blackett a personal welcome shortly, and hopefully we will […]

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An open letter to Ed Stelmach, re: please give me a job

by DJ Kelly March 13, 2008

Dear Mr. Stelmach: I wanted to thank you for emulating Premier Lougheed. No, no, not for arguing with “Ottawa” over our energy plans, but for creating a ministry of Culture. It is absolutely great news to see something like this: not only a cultural policy but a department to implement it. Oddly groundbreaking, actually. If […]

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