Tracy Bains

Tracy is a writer and marketing strategist with a keen interest in social media. Find out more on her website.

How does ethnicity shape Vancouver's headlines?

Join Me in Media, a public dialogue on how to challenge stereotypes and create a more inclusive city through media, on Tuesday, September 13 at the Vancouver Public Library from 7 p.m. to 9 p.m.

Sawan Mela celebrates South Asian culture and community

Sawan Mela, the South Asian Family Association's annual cross-cultural weekend of entertainment, kicked off this afternoon at Jack Poole Plaza and continues Sunday, August 14.

Rally for Rumana Monzur: photos

In support of Rumana Monzur, a UBC student brutally attacked on her return to Bangladesh earlier this month, about 400 people attended a rally at the Vancouver Art Gallery on Sunday, June 26, 2011.

Reinventing the Media: Hacks/Hackers Comes to Vancouver

On Wednesday, June 1, Vancouver joins the likes of New York and Boston with the launch of its own chapter of Hacks/Hackers.

Vaisakhi 2011 slideshow: Surrey celebrates the birth of Sikhism

Photos from Surrey's annual celebration of the birth of Sikhism.

Inside #NetCulture with Lead Organizer Ajay Puri: Part II

TB: Crossleft.org founder and activist Kety Esquivel is your Keynote Speaker — can you talk about why you choose her and how she will frame the evening's discussion? AP: I reached out to...

Inside #NetCulture with Lead Organizer Ajay Puri: Part I

I had a chance to sit down with lead organizer Ajay Puri and ask him a few questions about #NetCulture. The following is the first installment in a two-part series.

Social media: where everyone has status

Last week, Delvinia and Environics Analytics published a new online study about Canadians’ social media habits. Among other trends, the study revealed the high rate of adoption of tools like Facebook...

Chinese New Year Parade 2011: Slideshow

Rain didn't keep the crowds from ringing in the Year of the Rabbit at the Chinese New Year's parade in Vancouver today. The cymbals were put to use as hats.

Fired up? Start a twitter petition

An interview with the founders of act.ly, a new twitter petition tool. It helped bring down usage-based billing, could it help your cause too?