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Haida Lane Candidate Interview

Comments 8 by Rebecca Bollwitt

I ventured outside of the downtown core to meet up with Haida Lane, the BC Liberal candidate for Vancouver-Hastings. “I’ve always had a passion for politics,” said Haida who start campaigning later in the game since the untimely passing of candidate Andrew Mak. “Given the opportunity and the need, I knew that this community could […]

Spencer Herbert Candidate Interview

Comments 6 by Rebecca Bollwitt

Spencer Herbert is the current MLA for Vancouver-Burrard and is up for re-election in the new Vancouver-West End riding with the NDP. I have been following his career since, as a member of the Vancouver Park Board, he left a comment on my blog a few years ago. I sat down with him at a […]

BC History: Dunsmuir

Comments 8 by Rebecca Bollwitt

As we were taking a stroll down Dunsmuir Street in Cumberland this weekend, Keira was filling me in on all of the regional history. I realized that even though I’ve profiled the origins of street names in Vancouver, I have never mentioned Dunsmuir and the family’s impact around the province. Aside from the street traversing […]

BC Elections 2009 – Vancouver Districts and Candidates

Comments 9 by Rebecca Bollwitt

Last fall if you lived downtown or in the Fairview area, you went to the polls three times for the provincial by-election, federal and civic elections. Now BC is in full provincial election mode for May 12, 2009. Here’s a quick rundown of information for Vancouverites and in particular, those downtown. The electoral districts for […]

Earth Day Vancouver 2009

Comments 10 by Rebecca Bollwitt

This year’s Earth Day celebrations in Metro Vancouver aren’t just taking place April 22nd, but they’re spanning across a week and two full weekends. Here’s a quick rundown of events around the region. Evergreen’s Earth Day Kicking things off the weekend before Earth Day, Evergreen’s Earth Day will see the planting of 4,000 native trees […]