From BGen (Ret’d) Kennedy and the Public Information Steering Committee (PISC)
For widest distribution, please.
“Much information is now available on the social media sites developed or being used for dissemination of anniversary-related
materials. The info is largely generated by Grant Cree (our TwittererSupremo), Karen Storwick and others in the Anniversary Office
Twitter. Flickr. Facebook. You can easily monitor the Regiment’s 100th Anniversary activities on
these social media sites to keep in the loop with regular updates. When you follow Twitter, you will have hourly event
coverage throughout the Edmonton and Ottawa Commemorations and every day of the Memorial Baton Relay. If you have not joined
Twitter yet - it is free and easy, and when you first sign up you will be asked to include several sites to follow - include the
one below for the 100th. Please re-tweet to all your friends. When you visit Flickr you see the fabulous online photo and
video gallery. As well, Facebook enables you to connect with thousands of friends you haven’t seen in years, and
much info circulates there - please repost info on your own Facebook sites. By re-tweeting, liking and re-posting, you will help
reach all Canadians.
Websites. Visit the Regiment’s website (ppcli.com) – at the bottom right corner you’ll see the social
media symbols - you can click on them. Or click on the “100th Anniversary” tab for commemoration details.
For your convenience, here’s the direct PPCLI social media links:
Blogspot. In addition to these, there is a new blogspot at
. This will provide articles and other information of a less immediate nature. When you first visit the
site, you can add your e-mail address for automatic notification of new posts at the upper right hand corner. It will then
take you through a simple and short registration page.
Please disseminate widely, and feel free to cut and paste the main content of this message to web sites you administer or can