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HockeyStars Blog is Now Live

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Not only can you find some posts I’ve written on Techvibes and E!Online, but I’ve now added amateur hockey to my portfolio. Last month HockeyStars was launched, with a focus on minor hockey in Canada they offer games, money solutions for teams, and an online community for teams. HockeyStars.com is a website devoted to the […]

Social Media for Change: Team Diabetes, Run in Fun Places and Raise Funds for a Good Cause

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The Gold Coast, Easter Island, Prague, Dublin and Honolulu; these are all locations of the Team Diabetes marathons, which aim to raise money for the Canadian Diabetes Association. I went to high school with Candice Chamberland and although it had been ten years since we last spoke she came back on my radar through Facebook […]

Social Media for Change: NDMD and Project Tunisia

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September 25th is National Digital Media Day in Canada and all those involved with digital photography, podcasting, online video, blogging and the likes are encouraged to post content throughout this 24 hour period of celebration and awareness for the medium. As one of the national blog leads, I’ve been plotting a cross-region blogging campaign, where […]

Edison & Leo Represent at the TIFF

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My weekly E! article has now been posted and it features Edison & Leo, Canada’s first stop-motion animated film, which was created right here in the Lower Mainland. It’s a unique film with a darker sense of humour which matches its slick yet grimey steampunk look. There’s a clip available on YouTube but just as […]

Vancouver History: The Simon Fraser Expedition

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I admit, I have a love/hate relationship with the Fraser River. When I have to cross it on the Pattullo, I hate it. When I watch it mix and mingle with the waters of the Thompson River at the top end of the canyon in Lytton, I love it. Recently my sister reminded me that […]

DreamBank, The Home Stretch

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There are only four days left in my DreamBank campaign, raising funds to get me over to the Blog World conference while also contributing to Save the Children. I wanted to take this opportunity to thank those who have tossed a nickel or ten my way in order to make this little trip possible. Julie […]