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Power Smart BC 17 Hours of Kesler, Win a Signed Jersey

Comments 503 by Rebecca Bollwitt

This morning the BC Hydro Power Smart team will begin their “17 Hours of Kesler” campaign. The Vancouver Canucks’ own Ryan Kesler has been a member of Team Power Smart for the last few years and for the next 17 hours, Kesler-filled facts will be sent out from the @PowerSmartBC Twitter account. Power Smart BC […]

Terry Fox Foundation Reports Betty Fox Seriously Ill

Comments 2 by Rebecca Bollwitt

This morning the Terry Fox Foundation released a statement that Betty Fox, Terry Fox’s mother, is seriously ill: We wish to share that our wife and mother, Mrs. Betty Fox, is seriously ill. Media reports today that she has cancer are incorrect. To respect her privacy, no other details will be provided. We have always […]

Canucks Pride Around BC

Comments 4 by Rebecca Bollwitt

This morning on Twitter I said, “Do I wear my #Canucks jersey all day today?” and promptly received dozens of replies about how that’s pretty much a no-brainer. Throughout the Stanley Cup Playoffs (and even since the season began) you could feel the Canucks pride in this city. Flags replicated like bunnies on the tops […]

BC Travel Tuesday: Week 8 Hotel Grand Pacific Victoria

Comments 211 by Rebecca Bollwitt

A bit late on the BC Travel Tuesday entry today but it’s another great getaway, to a familiar location. In case you’re just tuning into the series, we’re now 8 weeks into the 12 week series that is showcasing some of BC’s best accommodations and destinations. backyardbc is a new travel website designed specifically for […]

Fly Zone Bodyflight Experience

Comments 2 by Rebecca Bollwitt

I’ve been fortunate enough to be able to experience some amazing adventures and stunts, like rappelling down a 20-storey building or ziplining) and now I can now add “vertical wind tunnel skydiving simulator” to the list. Last Friday I grabbed John Biehler and we headed out to the Flyzone Bodyflight in Delta, along the Fraser […]