Archive for August, 2008

National Digital Media Day 2008 Save the Date

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Photo Credit: Boris Mann on Flickr On September 25th digital media producers and enthusiasts will get together for 24 hours of collaboration and celebration of the medium. An annual day to raise the profile of the digital media industry and celebrate the dynamic work taking place in this sector. In Canada, a massive cross-country event […]

Vancouver History: The Miracle Mile

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Squeaky Marmot on Flickr With the Olympics happening until Sunday, what better time to tell the story of the Miracle Mile which is commemorated on the corner of Hastings and Renfrew. At the main entrance to the PNE grounds stands two figures mid-stride. The statue, unveiled in 1967, displays two men racing each other. One […]

Benefit Concert in Surrey

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Tanya, Me, Jenny Last month I published a personal post about the loss of my friend Tanya’s brother. As he left behind two young sons there have been ongoing fundraising efforts to help cover the cost of his funeral and everyday expenses the family has incurred. Also, since his celebration of life ceremony was held […]

Vancouveropoly

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Yesterday it was announced that a new Monopoly Here & Now: The World Edition will be released by Hasbro and it will feature three Canadian cities. Montreal will occupy the dark blue property traditionally owned by Boardwalk, the most expensive one on the game board. Toronto will occupy the magenta property traditionally owned by Virginia […]

Vancouver Blogger Profile: Steve Jagger

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Last winter I was interviewed by one of Steve Jagger’s companies, Reachd, and once again in June on his real estate blog, Ubertor. Since then Steve has been keeping me up to date on their events and workshops (like the five that are coming up in September). He is one of the biggest success stories […]