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Emergency preparedness song hits YouTube from Port Coquitlam
Cool emergency preparedness video by Sami Ghawi, of FUSIONpresents.
Linda Solomon Wood
Mar 29th, 2011
Jan 25th, 2011
Canadians are world's biggest web junkies
If you sometimes feel like you're spending more time with your computer than interacting with the real world, you're not alone. Canadians log more hours online than any other country in the world.
Dec 28th, 2010
Reel Youth Films at VIFF: protest, poetry and sneakers
The diverse voices of young people require as many mediums as possible. On October 13th and 14th, you have the opportunity to have a glimpse into the lives of today's young citizens. These films...
Oct 11th, 2010
Brainy, brilliant Emcee SHAD talks with Vancouver youth
Shad is more than just another intelligent emcee. He uses simple language to convey complex ideas. You can watch YouTube videos where he freestyles endlessly with solid narrative that is free...
Sep 25th, 2010
The Winnebago Man is coming to Vancouver
It was so funny it just had to be scripted, I thought. But it wasn't.
Aug 31st, 2010
iPad in-depth: portable productivity
Contrary to rumour, you can use the iPad for creativity and productivity.
Aug 2nd, 2010
Justin Bieber bested by Greyson Chance
Let the boy battles begin.
May 25th, 2010
Social Media and "The Great Turning"
Twitter processes more than one billion tweets a month. It has over 50 million tweets per day and 600 tweets a second. Twitter does not report its user numbers but Twitter has grown by 1500% in the...
Mar 23rd, 2010
Prime Minister Stephen Harper Makes His Case to Canada on YouTube
The questions are pouring into Prime Minister Stephen Harper on YouTube, his press secretary said. Ask the PM a question and win an iPod Shuffle. Tweet your question with the hashtag #VOW.
Linda Solomon Wood
Mar 11th, 2010