As evidenced by the number of hits I get on my post about the top blogging conferences in Canada and the United States, attending a blogging conference is something many bloggers seek to do on a yearly basis. We are lucky here in Ottawa as we've got a fantastic blogging conference happening in our own backyard - the BConnected Conference (Canada's Digital Influencer … [Read more...] about BConnected Conference: Should You Attend? Of Course You Should!
Thanks to one of my wonderful followers, Paul Crowe (@ScorpiosTales), I was introduced to the VETS Canada website, an organization that is committed to helping homeless and at-risk Canadian veterans reintegrate into civilian life. Since 2010/2011, VETS Canada "has grown into a federally registered non-profit charity that has a network of 135,000 and hundreds of dedicated … [Read more...] about A Veteran’s Vision And The Work Of VETS Canada
Ottawa NBA fans turned out in full force last night for the #NBACanadaSeries game featuring the Toronto Raptors versus the Minnesota Wild! Thanks to Marriott Rewards and Delta Hotels and Resorts, I was invited to attend this special NBA game in the Marriott Suite at Canadian Tire Centre in Ottawa. As a long-time Raptors fan, I was super-excited for this … [Read more...] about My Night Out With Marriott Rewards, The NBA…and Chauncey Billups! #NowThatsRewarding
It has been a whole year since I wrote about Cape Breton's Tyler Mullendore winning eOne Music Canada's Big Break Contest. Now living in Halifax, Nova Scotia, with a professionally produced and recorded single and video under his belt, Mullendore is on the verge of country-rock stardom with the release of "Make It Through", which is set to hit iTunes on October 9, … [Read more...] about Cape Breton’s Tyler Mullendore On Verge Of Country Rock Stardom
This year mark's the 35th anniversary of Terry Fox's Marathon of Hope. Arguably Canada's best known citizen, and one of our country's most cherished heroes, Terry began his journey across Canada on April 12, 1980 in St. John's, Newfoundland, and the journey ended on September 1, 1980 in Thunder Bay, Ontario, with the discovery that Terry's cancer (osteogenic … [Read more...] about Terry Fox: A Marathon Of Hope Leaves Behind An Enduring Legacy