On Saturday August 1, 2009 at approximately 6:00pm MST the Big Valley Jamboree, a country music festival in Camrose Alberta, was struck by tragedy when high winds caused the main stage to collapse. One person was killed and up to fifteen were injured. A fierce wind storm passed through Alberta moving from the north-west and […]Read more "#BVJ – using Twitter to watch local news unfold"
Everyday I talk to people who are still using dial-up to access the internet. Not out of choice but because they have no other options. In rural homes, ranches and farms of Central Alberta people want to connect to the web. The last mile, the point from where fibre and copper ends and the point […]Read more "Broadband in rural regions needs attention"
While reading through a Mashable article on How Community Arts Organizations are Using Social Media it occurred to me that it makes sense – in terms of reach to the community and economic realities – for any community arts group, no matter how big or small to make use of social media. A few weeks ago […]Read more "Community arts organizations should use social media"
BRASScast Episode 31 – Interview with Russ Littau from the Healing Center click arrow to listen online click here to download MP3 file >>> [download original file] Our Sponsors Our Links Music courtesy PRO-Media from http://www.music.podshow.com Russ Littau and the Healing Center http://www.healingcenter.ca http://www.blogtalkradio.com/thehealingcenter BTW: in this show we mentioned a Healing Center podcast where […]Read more "BRASScast Episode 31 – Russ Littau from the Healing Center"
The CRTC’s investigation into new media, internet and possible regulations is underway. Right now they are involved with public meetings to find out what the stakeholders are looking for. The stakeholders are content producers, large broadcasters, tele-comms, actors and us – the citizens of this country who will benefit from any and all regulations. Yes, […]Read more "CRTC and the internet – public meetings underway!"