Archive for February, 2009

Women in Film Festival 2009 New Media Forum

Comments 4 by Rebecca Bollwitt

After covering the Vancouver International Film Festival as well as the Vancouver Queer Film Festival and sending a freelance writer to Whistler to cover their Film Festival, I’ve pretty much resigned to the fact that I really like writing about the movie community in our region. The next exciting event is taking place next week […]

Tim Hortons Roll Up the Rim to Win Cups

Comments 11 by Rebecca Bollwitt

A few years ago a co-worker of mine mentioned that back in his home province of New Brunswick someone started up a recycling facility in order to process Tim Hortons cups as they currently were not able to recycle them at regular plants. I thought that seemed a bit extreme until I looked into the […]

Coyote Sightings and Attacks in Vancouver

Comments 36 by Rebecca Bollwitt

Living so close to such a wonderland of natural beauty, towering trees, babbling brooks and amazing cliff-side outlooks we often forget that Stanley Park is in fact filled with wildlife and is by no means completely urban. Even though ducks, swans, raccoons, squirrels and skunks are the animals spotted most often, recently coyote sightings and […]

Team Diabetes Fundraising Pub Night Save the Date

Comments 4 by Rebecca Bollwitt

Last September I profiled two local women who are gearing up for a marathon run in support of Team Diabetes Canada. One of them was Candice, whom I’ve known since junior high school. Her run is coming up in July, and in an effort to do some fundraising she is hosting a pub night in […]