Archive for the category "cbc"

CBC's On the Coast Liveblog from O'Douls

Comments 5 by Rebecca Bollwitt

To celebrate jumping on to the FM dial (88.1), the CBC is on location at O’Douls today to enjoy some piano music (note the theme… 88 keys… 88 on the dial). The topics today will focus on the West End; from rent-o-victions to St. Paul’s and I’ll be adding my own notes, history tidbits and […]

CBC Continues Twitter Election Coverage and Twitter Basics

Comments 3 by Rebecca Bollwitt

During the Federal Election, the CBC had a few Twitter streams going and even shared some Tweets from some of this followers on air (through OrmistonOnline). They are now continuing their Twitter coverage throughout the Civic Elections in the Greater Vancouver area. In case I just lost you with “Tweets” and “Twitter” references he’s a […]

The Next Great Prime Minister of Canada

Comments 4 by Rebecca Bollwitt

If you could nominate anyone, who would you want to lead our country? Earlier this year, CBC re-launched its contest to seek out and find, The Next Great Prime Minister. According to Pat Zaph, local blogger, SFU student, profiled blogger, and contestant, the contest was created, “to generate interest in political participation among Canadian youth.” […]

Hockey Night in Canada Anthem Challenge

Comments 11 by Rebecca Bollwitt

There are only five songs left in the search for the next Hockey Night in Canada theme song. John and I were going through them the other day and I believe we both have the same favourite. The semifinalists have all had their entries beefed up by producer Bob Rock but you can still view […]

Trevor Linden Street Naming Petition and the CBC's Early Edition

Comments 12 by Rebecca Bollwitt

My moment with Trev in 2006 Yesterday the CBC contacted Gary because he’s responsible for an online petition to get a street renamed after Trevor Linden. Unfortunately Gary wasn’t available to go into the CBC ‘bunker’ this morning so I was his stand-in. I was basically asked, “why name a street after Linden?” and after […]