Archive for September, 2008

National Digital Media Day: Surrey

Comments 3 by Rebecca Bollwitt

After a hearty breakfast at Ricky’s we’re now chilling at Blenz in Central City / SFU Surrey. So far this morning the traffic has been horrendous so after this we’ll head straight to Gastown for the 1:00pm meetup. The kiss event (one of the only events mentioned this morning in one of the local papers) […]

National Digital Media Day: A Metro Vancouver Tour

Comments 6 by Rebecca Bollwitt

It’s here! Today is National Digital Media Day and I’m going to be embarking on a tour of Metro Vancouver, stopping at various points to live blog and promote digital media in our region. Why am I doing this you may ask? … As you may know, there is wide speculation that the federal government […]

Raise a Reader 2008 Another Success

Comments 4 by Rebecca Bollwitt

The official snaps won’t be in the Vancouver Sun until tomorrow morning however earlier today I had the pleasure of traipsing around downtown with John, Jeff, and Alanah and meeting all kinds of Canucks thanks to Raise a Reader Day. “The Canwest Raise-a-Reader program has excellent momentum and this year, on the morning of Wednesday, […]

Vancouver's New Talk Radio 1410

Add a Comment by Rebecca Bollwitt

I figured it may be best to speak about this before it happens so that I can get my readers to tune in, if they weren’t already inclined to do so. I will be doing a guest spot on Radio 1410 this afternoon (formerly known as CFUN) and will be sharing some thoughts and insights […]

I Know That I am the Luckiest

Comments 7 by Rebecca Bollwitt

When John and I were separated by thousands of kilometers before he made the move to Canada we used to send each other video postcards. One evening when driving back to the city from his parents’ house he put his camera on the dashboard of his car and spoke to me while cruising through the […]