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How CBC is Covering Vancouver 2010

Comments 11 by Rebecca Bollwitt

This is the first year in my lifetime that CBC has not been the official broadcaster of the Olympic Games in Canada. Although CTV is doing a fine job, it’s almost like watching Hockey Night in Canada without the original theme — something’s missing. I walked around the CBC broadcast centre in Vancouver yesterday and […]

Dragons' Den: Sisters Secret Gourmet Foods

Comments 33 by Rebecca Bollwitt

Tomorrow the CBC show Dragons’ Den will see contestants from BC take the floor to pitch their business idea to the Dragons. Sisters Secret Gourmet Foods is a local company run by (you guessed it) sisters Marsha Simons, Salli Pateman and Joanna Spady. Their business produces all natural products such as granola, chili and sauces […]

A Conversation with George Stroumboulopoulos

Comments 18 by Rebecca Bollwitt

This morning I sat on the steps of the Terry Fox Plaza in downtown Vancouver with George Stroumboulopoulos and chatted about the city, music, hockey, and his greatest passions in life; radio and motorcycles. Photo credit: John Bollwitt on Flickr I first met George at the David Suzuki Foundation/Vancouver Fashion Week wrap up party earlier […]

Great Canadian Song Quest from CBC Radio 2

Comments 2 by Rebecca Bollwitt

CBC Radio 2 is looking for the most inspirational place in Canada. One with such influence that the nation will vote on its importance and a Canadian music legend will come up with a song, singing its praises. All of this will happen through The Great Canadian Song Quest. “Whether it’s a secret meeting place, […]

CBC's Dragons' Den Auditions in Vancouver

Comments 2 by Rebecca Bollwitt

On Friday afternoon I had the opportunity to sit in on the judge’s panel at the Vancouver auditions for the popular CBC series, Dragons’ Den. It was lovely to see the talented producers once again since I first met them when I did Test the Nation in Toronto as a part of Team Blogger in […]