Doing what is right is often difficult but in the long run is the courageous and winning stance. Keep up the excellent job for all Calgarians.
Al and Betty E.
I’m glad to support a strong woman, who speaks her mind and actually listens to and does what the constituents want & need. I LOVED the comment they posted from you on Save Calgary’s Facebook page, telling how embarrassing & disappointing our mayor has been regarding the arena issue.
Alia Vanzhov Past President of Somerset-Bridlewood Community Association
Diane seems to be the only councillor who remembers that they are voted to represent the views of the electors. Keep up the excellent job, albeit by yourself.
Some of your colleagues have been speaking in favour of the BRT - those are people in other parts of Calgary who may not understand the concerns of those affected - like you do. Thank you not taking a stand and not only listening, but hearing us.
Please pass along to Diane our appreciation for her responsible approach to deploying taxpayer dollars, and her willingness to engage with and take into account the views of Calgary citizens. Her approach and willingness to not only listen, but to seek input is both refreshing and impressive.
I recognize it can be difficult to be the 'responsible' councillor opposing a project that some of your colleagues on Council support, but it is recognized and appreciated by citizens of Calgary who wish the city council to be measured and prudent in utilizing limited financial capability. I am one of the many Calgarians who support you. Thank you for representing us so well.
The parents and staff of Bridlewood school are overjoyed at finally getting this much needed crosswalk for the school!
Thank you for your hard work, your dedication, for stepping up, for doing this difficult and extremely demanding job with grace, with enthusiasm and with dedication to your constituents. All with a smile and a positive attitude. The world needs (lots) more like you.
Craig and Linda
Thank you for your time and consideration and keep up the terrific work. You are a real and only asset to The City of Calgary.
I believe you are a champion and a true leader. Whatever you do, I know you'll do it out of concern, compassion and with integrity.
You are truly a role model that I want to aspire to become as a woman in leadership.
Thank you for sticking to your principles and standing up for what is right as you leave the Commission after so many years of service. It's an honour to have you represent us as our Councillor.
I have been Diane's supporter at the polls for years. I have asked many people to support her, simply because she DOES listen.
Forgive my tardiness in thanking you for the crosswalk lights! Staff and residents of Shawnessy Lodge are very appreciative. Thank you! Your constituents love you.
Thank you very much for helping get our sidewalk fixed. We really appreciate it and you have our vote!
I appreciated your comments at the council meeting. In your case, you made it clear that you had listened to the presentations and had made up your mind about how to vote. I was moved by your heartfelt remarks. Thank you for all the time and effort you put into making this city great.
Thx Diane, I appreciate you coordinating this process. Good to know our councillor has influence to get our position heard and involving the correct folks. And that you take the time to get actively involved.
Your bravery regarding the whole Calgary Police Commission has been admirable, and my daughters are watching, so I do sincerely thank you for that.
I am very grateful to Councillor Colley-Urquhart's responsiveness to her constituents and her respect for carefully spending taxpayer dollars!
I have always seen you as an incredible supporter of the Police Service and your leadership is needed even more now given the ongoing issues within the Service. It is my hope your voice will not be silenced.
Inspector Verne F. (Retired)
Ms. Urquhart has shown respect for SW residents by engaging with public consultation. She talks to her residents.
Diane is an excellent example of how a Councillor should relate to citizens!
Diane's years of experience on Council, her work on countless committees, together with her background in community work, serves Calgary well. She has the knowledge and judgement that support the values and beliefs that are the foundation of our City.
Jeff Fielding City Manager
You are a courageous woman, a principal leader, and ethical politician.
Diane, you have many supporters, not just because you are courageous but because you see when things are wrong and will not stand by when others will. This is real bravery, true courage and honest indignation.
Thank you so much for understanding our concern and prompt action. This is a real good example of a Councillor working for the residents and actually getting a solution. Hats off... you definitely rock.
Kavita and Monoj
I attended your Woodcreek Townhall, where you gave us the opportunity to express our concerns face to face. Thank you for organizing that meeting. We are very fortunate to have your wise contributions on City Council. Keep up the great work.
Your efforts have paid off this with vote. Glad you are not outnumbered on this council. I know you work diligently for maximum value for Calgarians, controlling spending and setting wise priorities. It takes a lot of time and effort and is appreciated.
Thank you for your leadership and time. It is sincerely appreciated. it is clear that you are passionate about Calgary and Calgarians and what what is best for this city.
Councillors like yourself, who are positive thinkers, are always welcomed by our community. I sincerely hope that you continue to serve our community in the 2017 election.
Prat Varhney Past President and Chairman Hindu Society of Calgary
Thank you Councillor Diane for your prompt response to this matter. I have read about the good work you do. Now I have experienced it too.
hank you for standing up for your beliefs, morals and principles and giving us an example of what elected officials should be. You continue to be a great role model for me on what life in politics can be.
I believe that you try to do what is right for the people of your ward and the City of Calgary.
Was really impressed with Diane during the 3 hours at Council. She was engaged and interested in everyone and asked GOOD questions.
I appreciate your quick response to my email and thank you very much! You have my vote come election time!
On behalf of the Women's Centre of Calgary's Board of Directors, we applaud your efforts to address the culture of bullying and sexual harassment in the Calgary Police Service while on the Calgary Police Commission. We recognize the leadership that you have consistently shown on gender equality while on the Commission, and we thank you for your service.
The Women's Centre
Your common sense approach to the town hall meeting was very refreshing. I was impressed the way you handled the meeting letting everyone have their say. You didn't shy away when the meeting went overtime. This approach to problem solving was refreshing.
Thomas from Woodbine
I so value your insights and expertise. You have taught me a great deal in a very short time.
Tom Bornhorst Board of Directors, Calgary Telus Convention Centre
You are an amazing person whose impact in the community I have seen many times. Last night I experienced first hand your kindness, compassion, leadership, and humility and the impact that has. I will forever be grateful to you. Thank you for being an incredible leader.