London, Ontario

Hello Drupalers,

LonDUG (The London Ontario Drupal Users Group) is now on Meetup! Please join the LonDUG group on Meetup to RSVP for our next event and stay informed of upcoming LonDUG events.

http://www.meetup.com/londug/

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Canadian Music Centre Drupal Intern | The Canadian Music Centre

Employment type: 
Full time
Employment type: 
Contract
Telecommute: 
Not allowed

Drupal intern required at the Canadian Music Centre

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November Meetup

Start: 
2010-11-04 18:30 - 20:30 America/Toronto
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It's that time again! As discussed all the way back in September, our next meeting will be a discussion about ecommerce options in Drupal, particularly Ubercart but feel free to share other experiences. We'll also talk about payment processing and shipping options, as they pertain to those of us in the Great White North.

Finally, we had strong representation from the Forest City at last month's DrupalCamp Toronto, so let's have a shared download about the experience.

I hope you can make it out, it promises to be a good session!

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Drupal Intern | The Canadian Music Centre

Employment type: 
Contract
Telecommute: 
Not allowed

Drupal intern required at the Canadian Music Centre

The Canadian Music Centre is seeking a paid IT intern to work with our in-house IT team to work on various ongoing Drupal-based projects. The successful candidate will work closely with our staff to implement web-based functionality, implement interfaces and assist with the migration of data from our old system to the Drupal-based platform currently in development. The skills required to fill this position include a strong work ethic, the ability to work closely with a team and independently, Php/Drupal coding skills, CSS and HTML experience and the ability to deliver high-quality work on schedule.

Successful candidates will enjoy valuable work experience with one of Canada’s leading arts organizations, a challenging problem-solving environment and a chance to build new technology skills.

This position would consist of approximately 21 weeks of employment with the possibility of extension (pending funding). We are looking to fill this position immediately. You must be able to work in-house at our downtown Toronto offices in Chalmers House at 20 St. Joseph Street.

This paid internship will be partially funded by the Cultural Human Resource Council through Human Resources and Skills Development Youth Employment Strategy which requires that applicants be between 15 and 30 years of age, eligible to work in Canada, have an postsecondary education, be unemployed or underemployed, and not be on EI during the placement.

No agencies or offshore candidates please.

We welcome your resumes and cover letters by email to Steve McNabb - smcnabb@musiccentre.ca. Please include the phrase “Drupal Intern Position” in your subject line and attach your resume and cover letter in pdf, ASCII or Microsoft Word format.

Thank you very much for your interest in this position. Due to the number of responses, we can only respond to applicants being considered for the position.

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DrupalCamp Toronto 2010 schedule published, registration filling up fast ...

The schedule for DrupalCamp Toronto has been published.

http://2010.drupalcamptoronto.org/schedule

The camp is this Friday and Saturday (15th and 16th of October). The fee per day is $25.

Registration is filling up fast.

Please register now!

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What do you want Dries to say?

As you know, Dries the founder of Drupal will be present at the Toronto Drupal Camp on 15 and 16 October.

What do you want Dries to talk about? He is asking for suggestions on Twitter.

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Registration open for Drupal Camp Toronto 2010. Register now ...

[Edited to include full announcement]

.... Only 9 days away!

REGISTRATION

Registration is now open.

It's only $25 per day, and you can register for only one or both days, at
http://2010.drupalcamptoronto.org/civicrm/event/register?reset=1&id=1

SPONSORSHIP

It's not too late to become a sponsor. We're looking for everything from
community sponsors at the $100 level, right up to $2500 Platinum sponsors.
Go to
http://2010.drupalcamptoronto.org/civicrm/contribute/transact?reset=1&id=1

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Oct Meetup?

Hello all,

The first Thursday in October is fast approaching, so I thought I would take the pulse of the London Drupal community. Does everyone want to meet, with just a week before the Toronto Drupal Camp?

If you have the opportunity, I'd strongly advise anyone reading this to attend Drupal Camp. I know the ones I have attending in previous years have had a wealth of informative presentation suited to a variety of skill levels, and it's a great chance to run elbows with some people who are very active in the Drupal community. Registration is open at:

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Drupal Galleries

Start: 
2010-09-02 18:30 - 20:30 America/Toronto

As a follow up to our earlier session on Views, we'll discuss the options available for setting up galleries in Drupal (including a couple that don't use Views at all). Please join us if you'd like to learn more or even if you're willing to share your experiences.

As usual, the our meeting will be held at the Poacher's Arms, and we'll return to previous meeting time of 6:30pm on Thursday, Sept 2.

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Sept Meetup

Hey everyone, it's almost that time again. Our next scheduled meetup is just a week away.

Does anyone have any burning issues they'd like to discuss? We could do a case study if anyone has a recent project they'd like to brag about.

One other possible topic would be Views add-ons, as a follow-up to our sessions about Views earlier this summer. I've recently spent some time with Calendar and Draggable Views, but I've also talked to people using Semantic Views and a variety of gallery and scroller modules.

Share your thoughts on a good topic, and we'll see you in September!

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Web Communications Coordinator | Western Fair Association

Employment type: 
Full time
Telecommute: 
Not allowed

Key Responsibilities:
Reports directly to the Information Technology Manager and indirectly to the Corporate Communication Manager & Sales Manager.
Responsible for planning, executing and maintaining all aspects of the Association's electronic marketing efforts
Daily maintenance and management of the Association's website and databases
Develop & foster marketing partnerships/opportunities on behalf of the Association

Duties Performed:

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Web Developer/Programmer | Avatar Interactive

Employment type: 
Full time
Telecommute: 
Not allowed

Essential Skills:

Capable of creating user friendly/aesthetically pleasing websites
Expert HTML, PHP and CSS skills
Comfortable working in and around complex PHP code
Experience working with Drupal and/or Wordpress e.g. creating custom Drupal themes/WP Templates
Familiar with ActionScript, JavaScript, ASP
Solid production skills for all browsers and platforms
Experience with Apache and IIS

Desirable:

University or college graduate
SEO, SEM, Analytics or any general internet marketing/advertising experience
Experience with E-commerce websites

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August Meetup

Start: 
2010-08-05 19:00 - 21:00 America/Toronto

For our August meeting, local Drupal enthusiast Anthony Vella-Zarb will be sharing his experience using the Blueprint CSS framework with Drupal, and hopefully diwwin will have some insight on how we can all Git with Drupal.

There should be plenty of time for an open forum, so if there's anything you want to discuss there should be opportunity.

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Our July meeting would fall on Canada Day. Should we postpone it or skip it?

Postpone: July 8
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Postpone: July 15
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Skip: Make Aug 5 the next meeting
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Total votes: 0
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June Waterloo group meeting: Filedepot

Start: 
2010-06-17 19:00 - 21:05 America/Toronto

The original post is here:
http://groups.drupal.org/node/71553

When it was discussed at last week's London meeting, it seemed like there was significant interest. We should definitely plan to carpool, please respond to this this thread if you'd like to attend.

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Views and Panels

Start: 
2010-06-03 18:30 - 20:30 America/Toronto

For our June meeting we're fortunate to have a guest speaker, Khalid Baheyeldin of 2bits. Khalid will be here to enlighten us on Views, with some additional discussion about its companion, Panels. In addition to talking about the core features of Views and its uses, we'll talk about the performance impacts of Views, and even look at what's ahead in Views 3 (the version that will support Drupdal 7). It should be an enlightening talk to Drupal users of every level. Hope to see you there!

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Podcamp, Drupal, and Looking Forward to June

With the proximity to this weekend's Podcamp, it probably makes most sense to forego this evening's regularly scheduled Drupal meetup.

It's been a while since we convened, however, so we try and treat our next meeting, June 3, as a certainty. Anyone have any topics they'd like to discuss?

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No April Meetup?

Hey everyone,

The first Thursday of April happens to fall on April Fools Day, but in all seriousness there are a couple of good reasons to skip the meeting:

First off, that night marks the conclusion of London Tech Week, which will conclude with a free Community Mixer:
http://www.techalliance.ca/london-tech-week-community-mixer

Also, as it happens that night is the start of the long weekend, and with the good weather it's easy to imagine plenty of people will be making their way far afield (or maybe starting to hide chocolate eggs).

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ezueff's picture

Hello

Hello all, this looks like a good group to join. I'm a Londoner too and I've been working with Drupal for about a year now. I just want to say hey!

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PodCamp London

Start: 
2010-05-08 (All day) UTC

http://podcamplondon.com/

To sign up, please go to the site above. It's free, but tickets are limited!

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March Meetup - Project Mosaic Alpha 2

Start: 
2010-03-04 18:30 - 20:30 America/Toronto

With some of the scheduling difficulties of last meeting, we ended up with a more unstructured format, so this month we're hoping to return to our Project Mosaic Drupal 7 test, hopefully with an even more stable version of core.

Once again the aim will be to look at any fine tuning we might need, as well as changes to theming and the new themes included in core.

As always, we're also happy to answer any general Drupal questions and discuss any other trends of note in the Drupal community. See you at the Poacher's Arms!

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