Archive for the category "canada"

Monopoly Canada, Getting Vancouver its Space

Comments 4 by Rebecca Bollwitt

Monopoly is coming out with Monopoly Canada and its up to the public to vote where each major city will reside on the famed playing surface. The highly coveted Boardwalk position seems to be the most popular and there are even campaigns across the nation to get hometowns into that prestigious piece of real estate. […]

Paint the Town Red for Vancouver 2010

Comments 6 by Rebecca Bollwitt

Across the nation communities have been asked to Paint the Town Red in an effort to cheer on our Canadian athletes at the Vancouver 2010 Olympic and Paralympic Games. More than 200 athletes will be representing Canada and from Newfoundland to Nanoose Bay, everyone is being asked to go Red. This includes leaving up your […]

Movember 2009

Comments 11 by Rebecca Bollwitt

In 2003 Adam Garone of Melbourne and his friends thought it would be funny to see how well they could each grow a mustache for an entire 30-day period. It was at this time Movember was created (Mo being local slang for a mustache) and they really had no idea how their silly idea would […]

National Film Board of Canada iPhone Application

Comments 2 by Rebecca Bollwitt

The National Film Board of Canada (the NFB) has released its own application for the iPhone which includes hundreds of films, animated shorts, history vignettes, and classics all free of charge. My sister put this on my radar when she posted about it on Twitter so I thought I would check it out. When I […]

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 […]