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Mayors say Victoria police chief's future part of ongoing talks

Shift comes one week after board backs Chief Const. Frank Elsner after he apologized for exchanging messages on Twitter with wife of officer under his command.

Board confident in Victoria police chief after 'inappropriate' social media use

Chief says he is "truly sorry and humiliated" for engaging in direct messages with a woman over Twitter.

It's "Our Turn," says Twitter VP Kirstine Stewart

In a recent stop in Vancouver to promote her book, Our Turn, Kirstine Stewart took a few moments at Roundhouse Radio to talk about her book's premise and the golden era of leadership...

#NDPConfessions: Conservative attacks hit Twitter

A group of followers of the Conservative Party took on the mission of turning the hashtag #NDPConfessions into a trending topic. By retweeting old, controversial tweets from the Director of...
Social satire was the rage during the first televised federal leaders' debate

First TV debate inspires Twitter storm of political satire

People turned to their computers and mobile devices during Canada's first federal leaders' debate organized by Maclean's magazine.
Christy Clark yoga on the bridge project cancelled

Bridge to nowhere

Christy Clark's focus on costly yoga adventure on National Aboriginal Day created overwhelming backlash
tweet, house of commons, ministers, Tim Hortons

OPINION: Conservative cabinet ministers shove Timmys around

Sitting cabinet ministers' tweets an attempt to force a coffee-and-doughnut emporium to host in-house advertising for oil pipelines.

Symphony of Censorship: Twitter reacts to Ukranian pianist's cancelled gig

TORONTO — The Toronto Symphony Orchestra's decision to cancel performances by a Ukrainian-born pianist over what it calls her "deeply offensive language" is part of a troubling phenomenon that could...
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Funny, sad, sweet: #2014in5words

The twittersphere sums up the year in 5 words.
Jennie Lamere wins TVNext hackathon

This teen girl will save you from spoilers: Jennie Lamere hacks television

17-year-old Jennie Lamere will save you from spoilers with the magic of computer science.