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The Black Keys Rock the Commodore

Comments 4 by Rebecca Bollwitt

What’s better than watching a completely rockin’ band at the Commodore for $20? Not much at all really. Despite the fact that I felt out of place with out a fedora, horn-rimmed glasses, a beard, or a jean jacket, I thoroughly enjoyed The Black Keys. The volume and caliber of nostril-tickling sound that those two […]

Smoking Ban in BC Update

Comments 38 by Rebecca Bollwitt

The tougher laws and regulations from last summer are all culminating on March 31st, 2008 when new reforms get put into place throughout the Province. Photo Credit: Viewership on Flickr Under new laws, smokers will not be allowed to light up in public places and workspaces, or within three metres of public doorways. The new […]

Head Over Heels for Salt Spring Island

Comments 17 by Rebecca Bollwitt

Outside the rain is coming in sideway off the harbour, but it only ads to the ambiance. Fresh cut flowers on the table, and fireplace ablaze, I’m sipping my mocha and typing out a blog post with my legs draped over the sides of this armchair that I wish would just swallow me whole. Last […]

BC Youth Week

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In my formative teenage years, I was involved in almost anything under the sun. I was one of the school’s yearbook editors, on the student council, sports council, played 5 sports and was a part of Encounters Canada Youth Ambassadors. Later on I had the chance to work with children and younger teens, which lead […]

Vancouver History: Joe Fortes

Comments 17 by Rebecca Bollwitt

In 1986 he was named Vancouver’s “Citizen of the Century” and he was pretty much just a regular guy who happened to spend most of his time saving lives. You’ve probably seen the restaurant that’s famous for its seafood and that yellow cab out front, and maybe you’ve been to the library named in his […]