Archive for March, 2011

Eh Team Heads to SXSW

Comments 3 by Rebecca Bollwitt

The annual South by Southwest conference in Austin is happening this month and as usual, there’s a strong Vancouver showing. From local social media companies like Hootsuite to bloggers and digital media enthusiasts, our city’s technology elite migrate to Texas at this time every year. Vancouverite Kris Krüg on a SXSW panel. Photo credit: kk+ […]

Komagata Maru Monument Approved

Comments 7 by Rebecca Bollwitt

The injustice that was the Komagata Maru incident was one of the first things my teacher talked about in grade 11 social studies and the name has always stuck with me. In 1914 a Japanese steamship carried 376 passengers (all British subjects) from Punjab, India over to Vancouver by way of Hong Kong, Shanghai, and […]

Pamper Yourself at Capilano Mall

Comments 175 by Rebecca Bollwitt

Capilano Mall currently hosting a campaign where you can win a $3000 prize pack for you and 3 friends that includes a day of pampering at Capilano Mall and a lavish dinner at the Beachside Forno restaurant in West Vancouver. Photo credit: » Zitona « on Flickr Located right on Marine Drive in North Vancouver, […]

BC Parks 100

Comments 2 by Rebecca Bollwitt

Today is the 100th anniversary of BC Parks, upon creation of the first provincial park, Vancouver Island’s Strathcona Provincial Park. Throughout the rest of the year, BC Parks is hosting events across the province, from family snowshoe outings to bird watching, star-gazing, and learning to cave. Growing up in the Lower Mainland, exploring BC parks […]