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Contest Results and Earth Hour WordPress Plugin

Comments 7 by Rebecca Bollwitt

Over the last week or so I’ve been running a contest for this year’s Earth Hour which will take place March 28th between 8:30pm and 9:30pm. The results are now in: Ariane C is the winner for her comment on the Earth Hour Canada – Vancouver Contest post. She may now choose between the Aus […]

Dining Out for Life 2009

Comments 3 by Rebecca Bollwitt

Every year in Vancouver the Dining Out for Life event encourages everyone in the region to head out for a delicious dinner at the participating restaurant of their choice and it’s all for a great cause: A Loving Spoonful and Friends for Life. On Thursday, March 12, 2009 thousands will fill their plates to fight […]

Uptown GiftBox Company Delivers for the Juno Awards

Comments 4 by Rebecca Bollwitt

Canada’s annual music awards, the Junos, will be hosted in Vancouver at the end of the month and with the event comes satellite parties, concerts, a celebrity and alumni hockey game, and plenty of stars. One thing I know about awards ceremonies is that gift bags filled with a plethora of high-end goodies and gadgets […]

Earth Hour Canada – Vancouver Contest

Comments 54 by Rebecca Bollwitt

While peering out the window of the Commodore Ballroom, I saw the glowing fuchsia marquee of the Granville Cinemas go dim and like a row of dominoes, lights across town were switched off in sequence. Gracie’s Necklace is extinguished each year and even my friend Duane shut down his blog for a full 60 minutes […]

Snowy Chilliwack Photowalk at Cultus Lake

Comments 7 by Rebecca Bollwitt

Yesterday John and I headed East to hang out with our pal Duane and after an evening housewarming party, we ventured up to Cultus Lake for a chilly photowalk this morning. It was also my first official photowalk with my new Fuji Finepix S2000HD cam, which I am falling in love with after years of […]

Ocean in Google Earth Features BC Waters

Comments 2 by Rebecca Bollwitt

Last week I got the heads up on the addition of downtown Vancouver buildings to Google Earth 3D but now they’ve taken to the water for Ocean in Google Earth. The feature is included in the newest version of Google Earth. As users zoom in on the ocean they will see a dynamic water surface. […]