DJ on “Your Neck of the Woods” podcast

Wednesday, September 1st, 2021 | 2021 Election, Calgary, Politics, Technology

DJ was recently a guest on the Your Neck of the Woods podcast hosted by Ward 1 City Council candidate Jacob McGregor.

“Community advocacy, collaboration, and economic recovery. These are things that are of paramount importance to the latest guest on Your Neck of the Woods. DJ Kelly a candidate for Ward 4, and community engagement strategist at the University of Calgary as well as …

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Let’s do this

Thursday, May 27th, 2021 | 2021 Election, Calgary, Featured, Politics

DJ Kelly Ward 4 Calgary

I don’t know if it was the new year or springtime or the rollout of vaccines, but a lot of our neighbours started looking ahead to the rest of 2021, noticed there was an upcoming election and that our neighbourhood was moving to Ward 4. Which led them to a realization that Sean Chu may be our councillor. I served as president of our community

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Let the Dairy Queen return

Friday, April 23rd, 2021 | Calgary, Politics

DJ Kelly Ward 4 Calgary

Every single morning my daughter and I walk past the site of a former Dairy Queen on Centre Street on the way to her bus stop. We often talk about the fire that ended its life. One day it was there, the next there were fire trucks and the next it was a burned-out husk of a building. A few months later we watched it …

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How open data came to be in Calgary

Monday, March 22nd, 2010 | Calgary, Politics

At this today’s Regular Meeting of Council, Calgary City Council passed their Open Data Motion.

Obviously I’m beyond excited about the City of Calgary transitioning into a period of openness and accountability. Passing an open data motion should be seen as a gigantic step forward in rethinking how a government interacts with citizens and who really runs ‘the show’. The people.

I thought I’d take …

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