Posts Tagged "twitter"

Welcome Dr. Ono: Selfie with UBC Prez

I blurted out, “we should do a selfie.” Dr. Ono said, “we should.” And that’s how I got my first selfie with the new UBC Prez, Dr. Santa Ono. He is @ubcprez on twitter. He is well-known for being a…

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A week in the life of the GVJCCA President

It’s this time of year when I start to experience intense cravings for fresh grilled, wild, salmon and musubi(grilled SPAM – fried pork with soy sauce and honey that tastes a little sweet and salty on top of rice, and…

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Social Media Lives Forever

I’m reading about a BC Liberal candidate who is withdrawing from next year’s election, because he states his “controversial tweets he had posted had become a “distraction” to his candidacy and family responsibilities.”  One of his tweets to me is…

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30,132 tweets…

30,132 tweets
Yes, time flies. No that’s not the count just for 2012, but it almost feels like it. We’re nearing the end of February and it’s been a blur of winter school, marches & rallies, meetings, speaking at events and…

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Media Democracy Day 2011

Know the media. Be the media. Change the media.
Media Democracy Day 2011 in Vancouver took place November 11-13. The first MDD took place in 2001 in Vancouver and Toronto – and I may have been in attendance. Ten years later…

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Convention, Canucks, and a “crush” of events this week

It does seem a particularly busy week with BCGEU convention starting on Wednesday. The pre-convention meetings start tomorrow with the convention resolutions committee up first.
And then we have the CUPW (Canadian Union of Postal Workers) with their job action and…

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Leadership and Ethics not Liberal Scandal and Corruption

I was and still am outraged that Liberal John Les is refusing to step down while under police investigation.
His duties were passed to John Van Dongen who has now admitted that his driver’s license has been taken away because of…

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