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Media Monday Edmonton: Update #301
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Here’s my latest update on local media stuff: Newly retired, Lorraine Mansbridge has joined Twitter! Here’s a Global Edmonton feature on Lorraine. “She’s been in Edmonton media for 36 years, almost as long as the Global Edmonton station has been in existence.” Gord Steinke...
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BEEEEES! – Board Game Play Through
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BEEEEES!!! Roll your die & build some hives! We bee grabbing some flowers in this dice rolling game.
Published at Tech Geek Gamers
Why Municipalities are Investing in Citizen Engagement
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Improving citizens' quality of life is at the heart of many municipals digital initiatives. Even so, many city leaders are choosing to focus on improving their technology infrastructure without considering the engagement of their citizens. A successful digital transformation can have many benefit...
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Edmonton Notes for June 17, 2018
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Here are my weekly Edmonton notes: Headlines The Province announced it will spend $100 million to widen to six lanes an 18-kilometre stretch of the southwest leg of Anthony Henday Drive between Whitemud Drive and 111 Street. “Completing the Henday has made a huge difference to commuters and goods...
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Recognizing child friendly businesses in Edmonton
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Child Friendly Edmonton, a Council Initiative sponsored by Councillor Bev Esslinger, launched the new Child Friendly Business Recognition Program today at City Hall. The program “aims to promote businesses that are intentionally welcoming to children and their families.” Councillors E...
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Media Monday Edmonton: Update #300
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Here’s my latest update on local media stuff: Stephanie Coombs, former managing editor at the Edmonton Journal, is leaving her post as Director of Communications and Marketing at EEDC to return to media, taking over the CBC Edmonton newsroom as Gary Cunliffe is retiring. She starts at the e...
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Rising Sun – Full Board Game Play Through
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We wage war against each other and plot to make sure Chris doesn’t win another game. Does the rivalry between Chris and Cory wage on or is there last minute deceit? We play Rising Sun...
Published at Tech Geek Gamers
Edmonton Notes for June 10, 2018
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Here are my weekly Edmonton notes: Headlines The Edmonton Pride Parade was very well attended yesterday even with a bit of rain! The parade was interrupted briefly by protestors demanding that police and military be prohibited from marching in future parades. Organizers agreed and have banned the...
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Ontario Election Wrap-up
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The 2018 Ontario General Election is over, and if your team won then congratulations to you!Over the last month or so I've been tracking the election polls and testing out a few different ideas in order to improve a general model that I'll end up using for the upcoming Alberta election. Of c...
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MyHeritage Breach Exposes 92 Million User Accounts
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MyHeritage Breach Exposes 92 Million User Accounts
MyHeritage is joining the many companies that have recently experienced a major data breach. The genealogy and DNA testing website announced Monday that over 92 million account details were found on a private server. According to the company, the breached occurred on October 26th, 2017.
Published at LoginRadius
Media Monday Edmonton: Update #299
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Media Monday Edmonton: Update #299
Here’s my latest update on local media stuff: At 3pm on Tuesday, Corus Radio flipped the switch and iNews880 became Global News Radio 880 Edmonton. “Global News Hour at 6 will now be heard on the radio as well as Gord Steinke, Carole Anne Devaney and Jesse Beyer deliver a full hour of...
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Catacombs Conquest – Board Game Play Through
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A game of dexterity and strategy. Simon and Cory team up against Rob and Tara in a battle of wits finger flicking…. yeah we will just leave that there. Catacombs Conquest is by Elzra Games
Published at Tech Geek Gamers
Edmonton Notes for June 3, 2018
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Edmonton Notes for June 3, 2018
Here are my weekly Edmonton notes: Headlines Edmonton is one of five finalists in the federal government’s $50 million Smart Cities Challenge. “As a finalist, Edmonton will get a $250,000 grant to complete Phase 2. This Phase will focus on building a plan to support connectedness to t...
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Roundhouse coworking space is now open inside MacEwan University’s Allard Hall
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Roundhouse coworking space is now open inside MacEwan University’s Allard Hall
MacEwan University’s new coworking space Roundhouse held its grand opening celebration this afternoon inside Allard Hall. In addition to facilitating collaboration among students, faculty, staff, and alumni, the space is open to the broader community of local entrepreneurs, volunteers, and ...
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The way to get a recession in Edmonton
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The way to get a recession in Edmonton
John Rose, Chief Economist at the City of Edmonton, started his presentation at the Edmonton Real Estate Forum earlier this month with a bit of humor. “There are two kinds of forecasts,” he told the packed room. “Lucky and wrong!” He finished it on a much more serious note...
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