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I Wrote About Cyberbullying a Decade Ago: Here’s What’s Different About This Problem Today

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I wrote about cyberbullying a decade ago: here’s what’s different about this problem today. I share my story and some great resources from RiseAbove with TELUS that can help empower youth to stand up to cyberbullying.

Top 5 Shaw Go WiFi HotSpots in Downtown Vancouver

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Imagine a city where around so many corners your phone, laptop, or mobile device hops on a free WiFi signal, allowing you to post and work from anywhere. Thanks to Shaw Go WiFi hotspots, a benefit of being a Shaw WideOpen Internet 150 customer, this dream of connectivity is a reality. Jack Poole Plaza Location: […]

Shaw WideOpen Internet 150: How We Stay Connected

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“Are you two texting each other?” a server might playfully ask John and I as we enjoy a dinner out at a local restaurant. We are a very connected couple, however when we’re together and on our phones we’re usually fact checking our conversations, adding to our in-person interaction by briefly referencing an online source. […]

FestivalSeekers Is Your Ultimate Festival Guide

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The quote “I didn’t even know there was a festival for that!” is displayed on the About page of FestivalSeekers, an online directory and guide to festivals across Western Canada. Indeed, the site provides information about festivals you didn’t even know existed on top of the most popular summer events, contests, photos, deals, and useful […]

STORYHIVE Web Series Competition

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TELUS and Optik TV’s STORYHIVE is funding content creators in our community through two campaigns in 2014. The first in the spring awarded $200,000 in production funding and another ends on December 1st, awarding 15 $10,000 grants in BC and 15 $10,000 grants in Alberta, plus two $50,000 grants to produce and distribute a full […]

Scout Magazine’s Vancouver Lexicon

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Scout Magazine‘s co-founder Andrew Morrison and writer Sean Orr have completed the mighty task of putting together a Vancouver Lexicon, within which you will find local inside jokes, definitions, historical tidbits, hockey player nicknames, and of course no list of Vancouverisms would be complete without Leaky Condos. Photo credit: Clayton Perry on Flickr Scout released […]