Mark McLaughlin

Mark McLaughlin's company Best Color Video provides Video, Website and Social Media services to Business, Consumer and Non-profit clients in Victoria and across BC. 

For consumers Social Media brings Connection, Commerce,  Education and Entertainment.  For Business it offers: concisely directed Marketing opportunities for Commerce, Business partnerships, staff recruiting, Community Support Branding, Fundraising. 

Mark's media contributions include CBC National Radio, CTV Television Victoria, Vancouver, Kelowna, Edmonton & Hamilton, A-Channel, CHEK-TV, CFAX-1070, the Times-Colonist & other media organizations.

AWARDS & RECOGNITION:
Canada Volunteerism Initiative Award 2006 Salvation Army Community Partnership Award 2007 Victoria CFAX-1070 Community Service Award 2007

COMMUNITY SERVICE: 

Founder and President, Crystal Meth Society 2005. 2008 to 2010 as Executive Director. 

The Crystal Meth Society founded to assist street involved Youth and to deliver Preventative Education re: Crystal Meth & other street drugs. Achievements were many. 

We spearheaded the opening of a 6 bed residential unit for addicted youth with The Salvation Army as lead agency.  We gave School Shows in the daytime, Community Hall presentations in the evening, and worked with Media thru the delivery cycle to raise awareness in communities across BC. 

I have been privileged to speak to over 55,000 students, also:  the FCM - Federation of Canadian Municipalities Annual Convention, UBCM - Union of BC Municipalities Annual Convention, BC NDP Caucus, numerous Mayors and Councils across 4 provinces.

Created http://www.crystalmetbc.ca  Meth Information Website as an education resource prior to founding the Crystal Meth Society.

HOBBIES & INTERESTS:

Music, biology, internet technologies, public speaking, fundraising