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“Pirate” Radio Stations & The Age of the Internet

The age of the internet has brought forth entirely new ways to consume media. Between an influx in podcasts, music streaming services, and even radio streaming apps (ie: IHeartRadio), one wouldn’t immediately think that pirate radio stations would be popular, let alone and increasing concern for broadcasters and the Federal Communications Commission. But unlicensed radio stations are steadily increasing and… Read more →

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What Telecom Trends Should You Be Looking Out For? – Part 2

Trends and predictions within the telecommunications industry are not only of interest to me because of my line of work. They are inherently fascinating to me because changes in telecom are direct reflections of how society as a whole is changing. It’s interesting to debate whether societal changes are the catalyst to technological change or if the seemingly infinite possibilities… Read more →

Juno Event at the National Music Centre attended by Marc Bombenon

National Music Centre and Juno Week Enormous Successes

Your faithful social scribe was unsure as to which would be more exicting-meeting Canadian music icons, or seeing the new National Music Centre (NMC)/Studio Bell for the first time. With all due respect to the likes of Burton Cummings, Buffy Sainte Marie and Tom Cochrane, as thrilling as it was to meet you and have the honour of snapping your… Read more →

Rockabilly Charity Cancer Fundraiser

Rockabilly Raises Record Funds for Prostate Cancer

Wow. Now wasn’t that a party?! The 17th annual Bill Brooks Prostate Cancer Benefit-themed  Rock A Billy and held Jan 30 at Hotel Arts-raised more than $675,000 for prostate cancer research, education and treatment.  More than 600 guests donned their rockabilly finest to sip, schmooze, sup, see, be seen, dance and bid on a amazing auction items. The Hotel Arts… Read more →

Marc Bombenon attends WXNTOP100 gala

Canada’s Most Powerful Women Honoured

Those of us of a certain age will remember the Virginia Slims commercial pronouncing “You’ve come a long way, baby.” The politically incorrect message-by today’s standards-was par for the course all those years ago. It is heartening that Justin Trudeau’s “Because it’s 2015” statement indicates the 21st century is all about inclusion and collaboration. And collaboration was the resounding theme… Read more →