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Social Media Guide for Special Events

As an Associate Social Producer with CBC Sports during the 2016 Rio Olympics, Sophie Baron had a very important job to do. Sophie engaged with the CBC audience each day through various social media platforms, providing highlights, and breaking news of awarded medals and some of the many scandals that were brought to the forefront […]

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Attendees gather to watch the opening day of the 2014 Winter Olympic Games in Sochi.  <br /> Photo by Mike Shulman <br />

Pride House offers safe haven for athletes

What makes a home? A roof over your head or a place where you can let your guard down and be yourself? When New Zealand speed skater Blake Skjellerup arrived in Vancouver, B.C. to compete in the 2010 Olympic Games, he was newly outed, after opening up to his family six months earlier about his […]

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