Archive for the category "BC"

Ski and Board Trips in BC

Comments 3 by Rebecca Bollwitt

With snow on everyone’s mind right now, and with the local mountains slightly occupied this February, I thought I would find out a bit more about going on a ski getaway. The very first time I strapped on a pair of skis (which was also the last time I strapped on a pair of skis) […]

Lights with Jets Overhead at the Commodore

Comments 36 by Rebecca Bollwitt

This coming Saturday, Jets Overhead from Victoria, BC will be opening up for Lights at the fabulous Commodore Ballroom. Last month I was able to interview Antonia from the band and I was also able to send a reader to their show at the Chan Centre out at UBC. Turns out, I once again have […]

Vancouver History Tidbits: Name Game

Comments 2 by Rebecca Bollwitt

My History Tidbits series has contained everything from Fountains, Trails, and Mansions but today I thought I would play the Name Game once again. Every day I wonder where a street, building, or bridge in Metro Vancouver got its name. I’d have to say my favourite so far is the history of Mr Duff Pattullo […]

Google Street View Vancouver

Comments 7 by Rebecca Bollwitt

Google Map’s Street View service has officially launched in Canada and includes sidewalk-level images of Vancouver, Squamish, Whistler, Banff, Calgary, Kitchener/Waterloo, Toronto, Ottawa, Montreal and Quebec. Vancouver’s coverage also includes Richmond, New Westminster, Surrey, and all Metro Vancouver cities as far East as Chilliwack. This morning at the launch we got the full rundown of […]