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 …
Tuesday, August 31st, 2021 | 2021 Election, Calgary, Politics
On Monday a group of City council hopefuls gathered to call on the current council to implement COVID-19 protocols to stem the fourth wave. I was invited to join them, but despite generally supporting their belief that action is needed, I declined because I didn’t feel there was a solid enough plan to directly support.
This is an important topic, and I want to share …
Thursday, May 27th, 2021 | 2021 Election, Calgary, Featured, Politics
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 …
Friday, April 23rd, 2021 | Calgary, Politics
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 …
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 …