Post Tagged with: "vancouver"

City of Vancouver Passes Anti-UBB Resolution

The City of Vancouver has passed a resolution calling on the CRTC to reverse its usage based billing decision. While a municipal resolution obviously is not binding on the telecom regulator, the move places the spotlight on growing frustration with wireless and Internet services in Canada.  It also comes on […]

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December 17, 2010 3 comments News

Google Street View Catches Illegal Tree Cutting

The Vancouver Province reports that a Vancouver property owner has been charged with illegally axing trees after Google Street View caught the trees being removed from the property.

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February 1, 2010 Comments are Disabled News

Vancouver Buskers Face SOCAN Royalty Demand

The Vancouver Sun reports on new SOCAN demands that buskers in the Vancouver transit system pay performance royalties that could run up to $1500 per year.

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December 7, 2009 13 comments News

City of Vancouver Launches Open Data Portal

David Eaves reports that the City of Vancouver has launched its open data portal.

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September 17, 2009 Comments are Disabled News

Vancouver Embraces Open Data, Standards and Source

The CBC reports that the City of Vancouver has passed a resolution endorsing the principles of making its data open and accessible to everyone where possible, adopting open standards for that data and considering open source software when replacing existing applications.

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May 25, 2009 4 comments News