Archive for March, 2008

Vancouver History: Mount Pleasant

Comments 7 by Guest Author

The following was researched, contributed and written by Raul Given what I research on my day job, it is also ironic (or coincidental, perhaps) that I now live in an area that used to be industrial and is now being transformed into a residential zone (while attempting to preserve the historical industrial heritage). With the […]

Smoking Ban in BC Update

Comments 38 by Rebecca Bollwitt

The tougher laws and regulations from last summer are all culminating on March 31st, 2008 when new reforms get put into place throughout the Province. Photo Credit: Viewership on Flickr Under new laws, smokers will not be allowed to light up in public places and workspaces, or within three metres of public doorways. The new […]

Social Media for Change: Tulips for Tomorrow Update

Comments 1 by Rebecca Bollwitt

Last October I wrote a post about the Surrey Memorial Hospital expansion, and followed up by contacting the Fraser Health Authority about a campaign I had read about. As a result, I was able to help them connect with other bloggers and get their message out using social media, augmenting the distribution and exposure of […]

Vancouver Blogger Profile: Mostly Lisa Bettany

Comments 4 by Rebecca Bollwitt

Every few months I do a slough of Vancouver Blogger Profiles. Admittedly, some of the profiles are not for those in or from our fair city, but they’re important and entertaining all the same. I should have a few mini and formulaic interviews lined up for this week so here’s the first on this season’s […]

Social Media for Change: UGM Update

Comments 1 by Rebecca Bollwitt

Just a quick update on the UGM website and blog that was recently launched. As the official blog of Union Gospel Mission in Vancouver, BC, The Street aims to share stories of hope from our daily work with people in need here in the Lower Mainland I met local web monetization guru John Chow when […]