Archive for October, 2008

Monday Link Fest: News Blast

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After a 4-5 hour long live blog of Interesting Vancouver the other night I pretty much decided to disconnect for the weekend (save a few posts that were preset to publish on the site). Now that I’m back in touch with the world, here’s what I’ve discovered: Twitter can be used for terrorism! Much like […]

Media Democracy Day in Vancouver 2008

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Today is Media Democracy Day across the nation and Vancouver’s festivities are taking place until 6:00pm at the Vancouver Public Library. Since 1996, there have been several efforts by concerned citizens and media activists to build coalitions to make the media more democratically accountable in the US as well as Canada. Initially MD Day was […]

Glitter with the Arts Club

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Thursday night John and I attended the Arts Club fundraising gala, Glitter. I have a brief interview with the Arts Club publicist, Nicole McLuckie (below) as well as a detailed post over on E!Online. The event honored three Arts Club alumni who have made profound contributions to the Vancouver theatre (as well as film and […]

Interesting Vancouver 2008 Live Blog

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There are 15 speakers in the room this evening for Interesting Vancouver at the Vancouver Rowing Club, all from diverse and unique backgrounds and each with something interesting to say. I’m sitting here looking up at the Rowing Club’s Roll of Honor for men who gave their lives for their country in from 1914-1918. Upon […]

Vancouver-Burrard By-Election Candidate Interview: Arthur Griffiths

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Those living in the Vancouver-Burrard or Vancouver-Fairview districts may have received their yellow voting cards in the mail by now. No, this is not for yet another federal election, but as previously outlined, two provincial by-elections will be taking place October 29th. The next interview in my by-election series is with Arthur Griffiths of the […]