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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 […]

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 […]