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Vancouver Blogger Profile: Terri Potratz

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Being a blogger who has branched out in terms of writing nationally about Vancouver, I’m pretty stoked to introduce Terri Potratz who is currently in the running to be *the* Vancouver blogger for FASHION Magazine. Who are you? My friends call me the “Jill of all trades,” because I love diversity and having 10 things […]

Third Tuesday Live Blog with Jeff Young

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After a quick dinner across the street at the Granville Room folks have made their way over to Republic for this month’s Third Tuesday. A follow up to his first talk last winter — Jeff will be touching on the topics of trademarks, rights of privacy, and intellectual property law. Everyone really enjoyed his first […]

Social Media for Change: Thank Your Donor

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Often when people think of donating to a noble cause they think of dollar signs, however we all have much more to offer our fellow man than cash. Canadian Blood Services has launched a campaign to encourage those who have received blood to share their story and thank their donor through the power of the […]

Power Outages in Vancouver July 14

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Update: July 13, 2009: Over 40,000 people are affected by a power outages in Vancouver today, West of Cambie street. Check out the BC Hydro map to see who is without power at this time. Power outages, transformer blowouts and traffic gridlock are all part of a chaotic scene in downtown Vancouver today. I’d include […]

Vancouver Folk Music Festival 2008 and Summerfest

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This weekend I’ll be out in Surrey for Fusion Festival but for those who cannot make the Skytrain out to Surrey Central for this (free) three day event filled with dancing, food and concert performances in the park, there’s another event happening down at Jericho Beach Park. Celebrating three days of world music. Vancouver Folk […]

Best of Vancouver 2008: Media Ballot Expanded

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The Georgia Straight (the newspaper, not the body of water) is known for being an authority on all-things passing through and within Vancouver and they’re putting the call out for your picks for the 13th annual Best of Vancouver 2008. There are 238 questions in categories like City Life, Media, Arts, & Culture, Travel, Mind […]