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Toronto social media events – fall edition

A few weeks ago, Jay Baer wrote a post recommending some of the social media conferences he’s speaking at during the fall – and it’s a great list (including the PRSA conference Inside PR is attending). Mark Skeffington, a former … Continue reading

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A brand new PR energi…

Are you ready? I’ve got some really exciting Palette news. On July 1 Palette PR, the agency I co-founded with Louise Armstrong, is merging with Communications MECA to form a brand new agency – energi PR – we’re calling it … Continue reading

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Two Ps in a PodCamp (Toronto)

That’s people and programming. And at PodCamp Toronto 2010, the two are inextricably intertwined. For anyone who hasn’t been, the annual event takes place February 20 and 21 at Toronto’s Ryerson University. It’s an energy-filled, somewhat entropic, fun exchange of … Continue reading

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When a retweet misleads

If you’re a Torontonian and on Twitter, you would know that Mayor David Miller is an active participant; posting comments, photos of events and his general take on life in the city. I heard him speak about his interest in … Continue reading

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New Toronto in Old City Hall

I first met Bobby Rotenberg around the time he launched T.O. magazine, an upstart, edgy city publication I had the pleasure of writing for, a long time ago. Since then, I’ve bumped into him from time to time and reconnected … Continue reading

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In the dark

Just under two weeks ago, there was a power outage in Toronto that left about 250,000 residents without heat or electricity on one of the coldest days of the year (-19C). I was one of those folks in the dark. … Continue reading

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Talk is Cheap; parking, not so much

OK, maybe you won’t have to pay for parking. You might be able to get a spot on the street or, you can always take the TTC… to Talk is Cheap, the second (annual?) ‘social media unconference’, Wednesday, November 12, … Continue reading

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We’re number four (and that’s reason to be proud)

According to an article in the Toronto Star, our fair metropolis placed fourth in a global ranking of cities that offer people the best cultural experience, after London, Paris and New York. Pretty good company, I’d say. And in the … Continue reading

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On the sidewalks of New York

I recently returned from a short New York vacation, the opposite of a cottage getaway: you leave to energize and come home to unwind. And walking the streets (not like that) it seems like the best shows really are on … Continue reading

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My Air Canada mobile e-boarding pass

…was unscanable at security and the gate. But they gave me the benefit of the doubt and let me through both times. I kind of wish they hadn’t. (Posted from my BB post-flight.)

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