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Easter arrives in early April this year as it brings spring showers, blooming flowers, and the ability to finally wear all that white you put away at Labour Day. Over the next two weekends there are several family-friendly events happening around the Lower Mainland with the main attractions being good old fashioned Easter egg hunts. […]
Other conferences might claim to have been the first social media or blogging conference in the country or the province but you’re hearing it from me today that Northern Voice was the very first. Northern Voice launched in the late winter of 2005 solely to talk about personal blogging. Before social networking, before professional blogging, […]
Canada’s original personal blogging conference, founded in 2005, will be taking place this weekend out at UBC. Northern Voice has been bringing bloggers together to talk about everything from transit and politics to journalism and knitting with a core focus on sharing, collaborating, and blogging your heart out in whatever capacity. I have been attending […]
My first Day Two session at Northern Voice is How (Should) Journalists Use Social Media, with speakers Lisa Johnson of the CBC and Kirk LaPointe of the Vancouver Sun. Lisa talked about how she uses her own blog, Twitter and Facebook to reach out and find stories. First off, she explained that using social media […]