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Archive for October 2011

Transparency In Central Saanich

Citizen journalism continues to explore the issue of transparency on the peninsula. Readers are encouraged to provide feedback and consider writing a story. Read the rest of this entry »

SVO Goes to the Fair

Citizen Journalist Judy Barlow writes that on Labour Day weekend Saanich Voice Online took part in the biggest newsmaker on the Peninsula – the 144th Saanich Fair. According to Susan Webster of the North and South Saanich Agricultural Society, more than 47,000 people flocked to the fair, and while most were there just for fun, a relative few submitted well over 6,000 entries for judging in 25 different departments. Read the rest of this entry »

To Tweet or Not to Tweet

Twitter; to steal from the Bard: “To tweet or not to tweet ... in school? That is the question.”According to social commentator Hal Niedzviecki, author of The Peep Diaries, “We have entered the age of ‘peep culture’: a tell-all, show-all, know-all digital phenomenon that is dramatically altering notions of privacy, individuality, security, and even humanity.” Read more by Citizen Journalist Vivian Corban. Read the rest of this entry »

The Whole Enchilada

Citizen journalist Judy Barlow gives readers an inside look into the centre of Mexican cuisine on the Saanich Peninsula. Read the rest of this entry »

Heart and Soul Café

Citizen journalist Sandra Zarqani MacLeod brings the Heart and Soul Café to the hearts of SVO readers. Comment online to encourage this writer and others. Read the rest of this entry »
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