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Jason Bouwmeester
Works at Stony Plain Chrysler
Attended CDI College
Lives in Spruce Grove, Alberta, Canada
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DJ Snake & Lil Jon - Turn Down for What

Guaranteed the craziest thing you'll see all day... WTF did I just watch?
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+DJ Spin lol, yeah... I think I like the song ;) 
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Well played!

New episode of #EpicMealTime
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Epic Win

Epic win indeed!

h/t +Mike Ortiz
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+Rob Maynard lol, well I didn't but now I do ;) 
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Kickin' it old school...

#KoolMoeDee   #GoSeeTheDoctor  
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Travel Back in Time with Google Street View

Wow... this is insanely cool!
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And then...

Vic Gundotra leaving Google after nearly 8 years.
And Then

Last month, my wife's uncle died in a tragic accident in LA when the bicycle he was using to get lunch was hit by a truck. At the memorial service his daughter relayed a very touching story. 

She said her dad (who was her best friend) called every day to talk. But instead of opening the call with the customary "How are you" or "What's going on", her dad always opened the conversation with "And then?" Her father viewed each conversation as a continuation of the last, and what pained her the most was that there were to be no more "and thens". I cried. 

Since then I've thought a lot about how similar this is to our life's endeavors. We pour our heart and soul into our work and it becomes something we love and cherish. But even the challenges we work on today will one day become "and thens" as we move on to the next. 

Today I'm announcing my departure from Google after almost 8 years.

I have been incredibly fortunate to work with the amazing people of Google. I don't believe there is a more talented and passionate collection of people anywhere else. And I'm overwhelmed when I think about the leadership of +Larry Page and what he empowered me to do while at Google. From starting Google I/O, to being responsible for all mobile applications, to creating Google+, none of this would have happened without Larry's encouragement and support.

I'm also forever in debt to the Google+ team. This is a group of people who built social at Google against the skepticism of so many. The growth of active users is staggering, and speaks to the work of this team. But it doesn't tell you what kind of people they are. They are invincible dreamers. I love them. And I will miss them dearly.

Finally, thank you to all those who I've met on Google+. The community here has been so supportive that I don't even know how to say thank you. You all make Google+. Without you, this social network wouldn't exist. Your support for Google+, and for me personally is something I will never forget. 

But, now is the time for a new journey. A continuation. An "and then". I am excited about what's next. But this isn't the day to talk about that. This is a day to celebrate the past 8 years. To cry. And smile. And to look forward to the journey yet to come.

And then....
+Vic Gundotra 

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Such an awesome backdrop to his departure. Best of luck +Vic Gundotra ... we look forward to your next "and then"
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Hell yes!
The 11 Greatest Canadian Superheroes.  Why? Because Why Not?   #canada   #comics  
In honor of the new Justice League United series from DC Comics, we take a look at some other great Canadian superheroes.
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+Rob Maynard fail ;) 
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Awesome indeed - wow!
Skydive Dubai sets a new World Record by Base Jumping from the top of Burj Khalifa, the World’s Tallest Building
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24 Sussex Drive, Ottawa, Ontario = The Prime Minister of Canada's house
19 = The legal drinking age in Ontario
18 = The age of the girl the paramedics found with alcohol poisoning inside 24 Sussex Drive, Ottawa, Ontario

In case you don't realize the importance of this:
The Prime Minister of Canada allowed underage drinking in his house to such a degree that an underage girl got alcohol poisoning.

He is setting a terrible example for our country, not to mention that he would have been legally responsible if that girl had died.

#PMHarperMustResign   #cdnpoli  
Paramedics were called to 24 Sussex Dr. on Saturday, reportedly to attend to an 18-year-old girl with suspected alcohol poisoning.
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Plus it's not Harper's kid who the ambulance was called for. Is he supposed to count the number of drinks each of his friends has? Do you count how many drinks people have when they come to your house? :)
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Seems fair. ;)

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+Chris Andrusiak pretty bad first two matches - 400-120ish?
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Have him in circles
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Photography, Marketing, Social Media, Graphic Design, Web Development
  • Stony Plain Chrysler
    Marketing/Web Development, 2013 - present
    Owner, 2013 - present is a website devoted to gathering and curating Xbox One news from around the web.
  • Crystal Glass Canada
    Marketing Coordinator, 2010 - 2013
  • Maximum Fighting Championship
    Photographer, 2011 - 2012
  • TKO Photography
    Owner/Photographer, 2009 - 2012
  • pixelens photography & design
    Owner/Photographer, 2003 - 2012
  • Concordia University College of Alberta
    Web Developer, 2008 - 2010
  • Government of Alberta - Solicitor General & Public Security
    Web Developer, 2006 - 2008
  • Concordia University College of Alberta
    Web Developer, 2004 - 2006
  • Utilitran Corporation
    Web Developer, 2003 - 2003
  • Kryos Systems
    Director of New Media, 2001 - 2001
  • InterVisual
    New Media Consultant, 1998 - 2001
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Spruce Grove, Alberta, Canada
Edmonton, Alberta, Canada - Calgary, Alberta, Canada - Kitchener, Ontario, Canada
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"Abashed the devil stood and felt how awful goodness is and saw Virtue in her shape how lovely: and pined his loss..." ~John Milton
Just a gaming/tech geek, Xbox Live Ambassador, sometimes photographer and wannabe guitar player from Alberta. 

Looking forward to interacting and meeting new people here on Google+.
  • CDI College
    Network Specialist Diploma, 1996 - 1997
  • University of Alberta
    Arts, 1992 - 1993
  • McNally Composite High School
    1987 - 1991
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A bit of a wait to get in at dinner, but to be expected given the namesake. Beer selection is outstanding and they offer tastings if your unsure - the waitress even offered to replace an entire beer because I saw did tasted a bit different (in a good way though). The food is OUTSTANDING. I had the Farm Burger (duck bacon and egg) and it was cooked perfectly and tasted great. The Parmesan fries are also highly recommended. Price was reasonable as well. Would definitely eat here again.
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Public - a week ago
reviewed a week ago
Great food, service and price. For being on the strip, the price were affordable. Had the BBQ Nachos - have to say they just might have been the best Nachos I've had. Who ever thought of baked beans and pulled pork on Nachos? Would definitely recommend and come back again.
Public - a week ago
reviewed a week ago
Great little ski hill in the middle of town. First time skiing for my son and the instructors were great and patient.
Public - 3 weeks ago
reviewed 3 weeks ago
Really enjoyed the food (had the Ahi Tuna Wrap) and patio atmosphere. Reasonably priced as well with great service.
Public - 9 months ago
reviewed 9 months ago
13 reviews
Great tasting food. Reasonably priced for an airport restaurant.
Public - 2 weeks ago
reviewed 2 weeks ago
Great dining experience, food was excellent. Had the Pad Thai, kids had the Shaken Beef and Mango chicken. All three dishes were outstanding.
Public - 3 weeks ago
reviewed 3 weeks ago
An absolute treat to dine here. It is a tad on the expensive side, but you can easily get your money's worth if you're a meat lover. Great salad bar, wide selection of meat and the kids loved it.
Food: ExcellentDecor: ExcellentService: Excellent
Public - 10 months ago
reviewed 10 months ago