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Explore Edmonton: Things To Do For Valentine’s Day 2017

Linda Hoang - January 31, 2017
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I love love! And I love celebrating love. I try to do this year-round, but like having an excuse to do it each year on Valentine’s Day.  Here’s a list of date ideas I’ve put together to help you plan your Valentine’s Day in Edmonton! It largely builds off previous lists I’ve created so if there are new events happening, please let me know and I’d …

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Social Media Notes (#102) – Links for the Week of February 1 – 7

Linda Hoang - February 8, 2016
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Social Media Notes Here’s this week’s round-up of social media (& sometimes tech) news. Come back weekly for what I hope to be a fun & informative blog post on social stories that caught my eye throughout the week!  Let’s start with all the Twitter news Lots of people were freaking out over news of Twitter’s ‘algorithmic timeline’ last week but we’ve been assured now …

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30 Valentine’s Date Ideas in Edmonton (2016)

Linda Hoang - February 1, 2016

I love Valentine’s Day! My husband Mike and I always make a point to celebrate (but we also celebrate year-round, really). I don’t mind the commercialization of it – if there’s another opportunity to spend time with my loved one, then why not? This year as Valentine’s Day falls on the Family Day long weekend, Mike and I will be heading out of town for …

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20 Things to do in Edmonton for Valentine’s Day (2015)

Linda Hoang - January 29, 2015

I love Valentine’s Day! Yes, yes, sometimes the commercialism is a bit much – it’s crazy that the pink hearts and candy come out almost immediately after Christmas, all that societal pressure of finding someone to spend it with that can be stupid, and it’s silly to think that you should only celebrate your special someone on this one day a year, but I’ve always …

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Global Edmonton: Spreading NAIT Love!

Linda Hoang - February 9, 2014

This morning I had so much fun going on the Global Edmonton Morning Show to talk up NAIT’s Valentine’s Day Contest! The contest runs Jan. 27 to Feb. 13 and is all about celebrating couples with a NAIT connection: students, staff, or grads who are in relationships with other students, staff, or grads! There’s been so many great entries so far!! You can check out …

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Social Media Column: Love Letters 2 Strangers

Linda Hoang - February 12, 2013

Published in the February 12, 2013 issue of The Edmonton Sun. Linda’s social media column can be found every Tuesday in the Edmonton Sun. Love Letters 2 Strangers Ashley Green wants to inspire people. The Edmonton-based photographer (@PhotoswithAsh) wanted to do something to help the people around her – friends, family, and strangers alike. What she came up with – Love Letters 2 Strangers (@LL2Strangers) …

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Storify: #yegvalentine: a collection of Edmonton-specific Valentines tweets.

Linda Hoang - February 16, 2012

Belated post but better late than never. I had compiled these Edmonton-specific Valentines tweets from Edmontonians on Valentines Day for fun. Everyone is so witty!!! I’m not so I just sit back and curate, lol. One step closer to becoming a Curation Queen. LOL :) It was also posted on :)

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Clicks of the Day: Tuesday, Feb. 14, 2012 Edition!

Linda Hoang - February 14, 2012

Welcome to Tuesday, February 14 2012’s Clicks of the Day! Critics take aim at Harper’s online surveillance bill “Prime Minister Stephen Harper called on parliamentarians Tuesday to stand firm against child pornography and support a contentious bill that will require telecommunications companies to hand over customer information to police without a court order. But opposition parties hit back hard by predicting the new bill will …

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Clicks of the Day: Monday, Feb. 13, 2012 Edition!

Linda Hoang - February 13, 2012

Welcome to Monday, February 13 2012’s Clicks of the Day! Police say Whitney Houston was underwater, unconscious when found in hotel tub “Whitney Houston was underwater and apparently unconscious when she was pulled from a Beverly Hills hotel bathtub, and she had prescription drugs in her room, authorities said Monday. Authorities said that there were no indications of foul play and no obvious signs of …

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Clicks of the Day: Thursday, Feb. 9, 2012 Edition!

Linda Hoang - February 9, 2012

Welcome to Thursday, February 9 2012’s Clicks of the Day! Budget calls for deficit this year surplus next two years with strong growth “The Alberta government is forecasting one year of deficit before getting out of the red thanks to a projected economic growth that rivals some of the boom years in the past.The budget calls for a deficit of $886 million in 2012-13, followed …

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