Archive for September, 2008

Blog Review Roundup: Fitness World, Ceilis, Stella, Afterglow, and Kilian

Comments 1 by Rebecca Bollwitt

As a blogger, and someone who writes about Vancouver, events, music and pretty much everything else under the sun, I often get approached to review products and services. On the other hand, sometimes I am the one requesting a review product in exchange for a write up on my site (ie. Fitness World). I wouldn’t […]

New Captain of the Vancouver Canucks

Comments 22 by Rebecca Bollwitt

What do Orland Kurtenbach, Andre Boudrias, Chris Oddleifson, Don Lever, Kevin McCarthy, Stan Smyl, Dan Quinn, Doug Lidster, Trevor Linden, Mark Messier, and Markus Naslund have in common? They’ve all worn the “C” for the Canucks since we entered the league in 1970. This morning at a press conference at GM Place the organization announced […]

Name the Baby Beluga at the Vancouver Aquarium

Comments 17 by Rebecca Bollwitt

Update: The baby’s name has been chosen, and will now be called Tiqa This summer I had the chance to visit the Vancouver Aquarium for the first time in about a decade. What I discovered was that it was far from simply being a tourist attraction and an entertainment destination. It’s a valuable research facility, […]

Tulips for Tomorrow 2008

Comments 2 by Rebecca Bollwitt

It was a year ago that I first wrote about the Surrey Memorial Hospital‘s Tulips for Tomorrow campaign. Now, 12 months, 100,000 bulbs and $420,000 in donations later, they are initiating the campaign for another season. Your donation will put Surrey in bloom when spring rolls around, and will fund new medical equipment for our […]

The Widow Colony

Comments 2 by Rebecca Bollwitt

The Widow Colony As it happens, I’ll be in Surrey for the better part of next weekend attending two very important events; one being a documentary screening of a human rights tragedy. The Widow Colony – India’s Unsettled Settlement, “is a film that takes an in-depth look into the lives of the widows of the […]