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New SocialVibe Cause

A few weeks back towards the end of the year, I wrote a post called “The New Way to Champion a Cause” where I discussed the use of the “Facebook Status Update” feature as a means of bringing awareness to a cause or social injustice. 346 more words

Social And Politics

The New Way to Champion a Cause?

As I login to my Facebook account I notice an influx of new items in the “Newsfeed” and I start to see some sort of commonality among the myriad of updated statuses.  696 more words

Social And Politics

Doors Open Toronto 2010

This past weekend, I was fortunate enough to take part in Doors Open Toronto, which is a great free event that the city holds every year where selected buildings around the city are opened up to the public and they can learn more about the building’s history and architecture. 173 more words

Environmentalism

Actress ashamed of homeland's tradition

Actress and well-known PETA spokesperson, Pam Anderson, told a crowd outside of Ontario’s legislature that she wanted to save Canada from further embarrassment because of its seal hunt. 215 more words

Environmentalism

Inside Out Film Festival begins today

Today marks the beginning of the Inside Out Film Festival.  Now in it’s 19th year, the festival features an array of movies made by and for the Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual, Transgendered (LGBT) community. 173 more words

Toronto

Beautiful City vs. billboard industry

If you’re like me and you’re not exactly sure what the Beautiful City Alliance is, here is an excerpt from their website:

The Beautifulcity.ca Alliance is a network of several dozen grassroots to established organizations who meet, set priorities strategize, pool resources and then act in a decentralized structure.

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Toronto

Schools experiencing ad creep

Advertising is something that bombards us on a daily basis.  Ads on buses, ads on trash cans and even ads on car-sharing vehicles.

According to an article on The Globe & Mail web site that I came across via… 338 more words

Toronto