MLAPlaydate. Polite, Peaceful, Playful, Powerful Parents & Kids. Info And Photos Of Open Source Activism in BC Education

MLAPlaydate.  Democracy can be fun if you’re imaginative:) Here is a bit of background on the open source activism online and offline that Quinn Donovan, I @pqpolitics,  & Paul Dayson and many, many other BC parents their children and other citizens made happen online and offline for public education in BC. Also will list the first day’s media coverage Read more about MLAPlaydate. Polite, Peaceful, Playful, Powerful Parents & Kids. Info And Photos Of Open Source Activism in BC Education[…]

Vision Vancouver 2011: Member Driven, Empowering Our Members, Open Nominations Besides Gregor. Vision 2014: Director Driven, Disempowering Our Members, Closed Nominations, Rigged Democracy.

UPDATE COPE Vancouver and Vancouver Greens will have open candidate nomination meetings for 2014. Not sure if NPA Vancouver or Cedar Party or VanTEAM will have open nominations or not.  2014 Vision Vancouver repudiates the 2011 Vision Vancouver’s semi democratic candidate semi open nomination process in favour of 2014’s Vision’s closed nominations for most spots. The 2011 Mayoral Read more about Vision Vancouver 2011: Member Driven, Empowering Our Members, Open Nominations Besides Gregor. Vision 2014: Director Driven, Disempowering Our Members, Closed Nominations, Rigged Democracy.[…]

B.C. Municipal Election Campaign Finance Reform Part 1 of 2 – Implications for Democracy Panel Discussion + Q & A

Part One. Part two will be up soon. I went to the B.C. Municipal Election Campaign Finance Reform – Implications for Democracy Panel Discussion + Q & A  tonight, Monday, April 14, 2014 at the Vancouver Public Library Downtown. Despite just coming from eye doc checkup with blurry eyes from eyedrops. Started meeting with shades, Read more about B.C. Municipal Election Campaign Finance Reform Part 1 of 2 – Implications for Democracy Panel Discussion + Q & A[…]

Of Course. Green Party Leader Elizabeth May’s Answer To My ? Would She Support Screening Federal Prisoners For ADHD

Yesterday I went to two leaders rallies in Vancouver, Michael Ignatieff’s in North Vancouver and Elizabeth May’s in Vancouver At the Green party rally that started at 7.30pm in front of the train station in Vancouver I asked Elizabeth May who’s @elizabethmay on Twitter “Do you knew that 20-45% of prisoners have ADHD?”  Only 5% Read more about Of Course. Green Party Leader Elizabeth May’s Answer To My ? Would She Support Screening Federal Prisoners For ADHD[…]

Vision Vancouver vs The NPA Civic Election Social Media and SEO Scorecard

Photo Credits: dogsbody and Brent Granby Vision Vancouver’s Gregor Robertson’s campaign understood the internet, social media, and web culture much better than the NPA’s Peter Ladner’s did and that’s one of the many reasons he won the 2008 Vancouver civic election. In this comprehensive post I compare and contrast the two Vancouver Mayoral candidates in Read more about Vision Vancouver vs The NPA Civic Election Social Media and SEO Scorecard[…]