Archive for March, 2009

PopVox Award Nominations Are Now Open

Tuesday, March 31st, 2009 — 7:30pm PDT
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The 2009 PopVox Awards are upon us and the people’s choice nominations are now open. If you have created a project, submit a video by April 30th, 2009 for consideration and the winners of the following categories will be based on popular vote: Best Student Project Best Start Up Best Do-Gooder (Social Change Initiative) Best […]

Vancouver 2010 Live Sites Poll

Tuesday, March 31st, 2009 — 11:46am PDT
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When tickets for the Vancouver 2010 games went on sale I didn’t even ante up as I was looking forward to covering the games from a community perspective – not necessarily from inside the rink (although okay, that would be amazing). Sharing stories and capturing the excitement from local pubs, restaurants, parks, friend’s homes, and […]

Metro Vancouver Park Series: Minnekhada Regional Park

Tuesday, March 31st, 2009 — 11:00am PDT
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Our pal John Biehler has great ideas for photowalks, which are meetups where everyone bring a camera and takes photos of what they see along the way. He’s had the brilliant idea of getting away from the downtown core for these events and recently ventured out to Minnekhada Park a few times. After seeing his […]

Twitter Quick Tip: Backgrounds Part One

Monday, March 30th, 2009 — 6:49pm PDT
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People often list their reasons for not following someone back on Twitter and on each list, something about the aesthetic of a user’s profile page is always included. I’ve decided to do a multi-part series of quick tips on how to make your Twitter profile shine. The first video (below) is about how to match […]

Orange Day by the Union Gospel Mission

Monday, March 30th, 2009 — 9:52am PDT
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From March 27th until April 10th the Union Gospel Mission wants to encourage you to get outside, explore Vancouver, your neighbourhood, and your local parks. Photo credit: UGM on Flickr Take a walk (instead of filling up the car with gas) and head to the market (in place of going out for that big fancy […]

LiveBlog at the 2009 Juno Awards

Sunday, March 29th, 2009 — 12:12pm PDT
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The eTalk Red Carpet program is running from 3:30pm until 4:30pm (Pacific) and I’ll be heading down to GM Place to liveblog the 2009 Juno Awards this afternoon as well. I won’t be backstage in the media room like at last night’s gala dinner since I’ll be up above the set in the press box […]