This is the last post in which I’ll mention it being a new year, but since today isn’t a Monday – and that kinda screwed me up while getting ready for work – I’ll just call it how it is, the First Link Fest of 2008.
The GST is now 5%… um, great and Harper looks really not creepy in that photo. [TheStar]
Vancouver may not have had any public outdoor New Years celebrations but at least our non-existent fireworks (or the ones in all our hearts… awww) didn’t bugger up like Seattle’s [King5]
Even though we always forget about the Spengler Cup, it’s nice to know that Canada won [CBC]
Find out where you can get your Christmas tree chipped [CityofVancouver]
Surrey Polar Bear Swimmers do it the naked way [CKNW]
Vancouver’s 88th annual Polar Bear Swim sees 1,700 dip into English Bay [The Province]
i-Move.ca still sucks, and I totally trust Paul’s judgement on this one [PaulHilldson]
New regulations in the City of Vancouver with regards to the garbage pickup of newspaper, beverage containers, paints, motor oils, hazardous materials and disposal of old computer hardware come into effect. You should get in touch with Free Geek disposal of any nerdy goods.
The price of beer is on the rise. [CBC] This might help my “no beer” diet cause so far John and I have trimmed down quite a bit without it.
Time to get back to work. Parents, enjoy two more days with the kiddies at home and everyone drive safe – or remember that your transit pass has just gone up in price (like the $5 each way for 3 zone tickets).