September 25, 2017

Minister of Citizen Services says communications staff under the microscope following ethnic voting strategy leak

The Minister of Citizens' Services and Open Government is condemning the quick wins ethnic voting strategy his own government cooked up. Government Communications falls in Ben Stewart's ministerial responsibilities and he says the strategy is absolutely inappropriate. Stewart was asked if he will take a hard look at the communications staff and if … [Read more...]

Workshop: Crowdsourcing and Citizen Engagement

Ideavibes and Placespeak invite you to an interactive workshop on the power of the crowd and its ability to solve problems, build stronger market-driven products, engage citizens, and fund change as well as start-ups. Crowdsourcing, although not new, is something organizations as diverse as global brands, social enterprises and civic and national … [Read more...]

Senior citizen stabber gets life

The man who stabbed a 79-year old more than 130 times has been sentenced to life in prison. 65-year old George Phillip Holt was found guilty of second-degree murder last November. He stabbed Reginald Haynes 134 times in a room at the Columbia Hotel on the downtown eastside in August of 2004. The crime went unsolved for years, until Holt was … [Read more...]