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Ammar Khan

I’m a father and a husband first, and I love to spend as much time with my family as possible. Currently, I am the Social Media Manager for Ford of Canada. I have a keen interest in new trends in interactive marketing and social media. In the past I have worked on online marketing strategy mandates for some of Canada’s most recognizable brands including: Rogers, Bell Canada, Sears, Air Canada, Aldo Shoes, The Vancouver Olympics, Cineplex Theatres and The Royal Canadian Mint. I was one of the co-founders of, one of the most popular file sharing hubs on the web, and a breakaway Web 2.0 success in 2006. The site grew to an Alexa worldwide traffic rank of 1500 purely via social media and especially the Digg community.

Reflections on Parental Leave
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Reflections on Parental Leave

A guest post by Ammar Khan Paid parental leave for men – it’s a concept that blows some people away. Daddy gets to stay home with the baby for months while the job waits for him to return. It is a blessed concept that we are lucky to have here in Canada: After an initial 17 week Maternity leave, 35 weeks of paid parental benefits are...

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09 Dec 2013