Archive for the category "contests"

Tim Hortons Roll Up the Rim to Win Cups


Wednesday, February 25th, 2009 — 7:52am PDT
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A few years ago a co-worker of mine mentioned that back in his home province of New Brunswick someone started up a recycling facility in order to process Tim Hortons cups as they currently were not able to recycle them at regular plants. I thought that seemed a bit extreme until I looked into the […]

California Wine Fair Contest


Monday, February 23rd, 2009 — 7:00am PDT
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Update February 28, 2009: The winner has been drawn and it is Michelle (3rd commenter) – thanks for participating! The California Wine Fair is coming to Vancouver and thanks to the good folks at the Arts Club Theatre Company I’ll be giving away two tickets to this fabulous ballroom event happening March 3rd at the […]

One Week Movie Pass Contest


Saturday, February 14th, 2009 — 9:00am PDT
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I won’t be writing anything this weekend since organizing 3 events in 3 months for over 600 people (raising a combined $6,000) has left me a little tired and needing some Bollwitt time with John. However, I would still like to spread some love and appreciation by presenting this contest to go see a preview […]

DOXA Documentary Film Festival 2009


Tuesday, February 10th, 2009 — 3:34pm PDT
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For 10 days in May, Vancouver will be home to the DOXA Documentary Film Festival. DOXA is presented by the Documentary Media Society, a Vancouver based non-profit, charitable society (incorporated in 1998) devoted to presenting independent and innovative documentaries to Vancouver audiences. The society exists to educate the public about documentary film as an art […]

Vancouver Twestival Video Contest


Monday, February 9th, 2009 — 3:33pm PDT
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Thanks to the good folks at Strutta, Vancouver’s Twestival event now has its own video contest. You may have seen the quick clip from the Twestival team in Amsterdam, which basically inspired us to get this going locally. You only have a few days to upload your video about why you use Twitter and/or why […]

Super Sunday: What's in Your Closet?


Sunday, February 1st, 2009 — 3:03pm PDT
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After a trip to Canadian Tire last week to pick up some big plastic storage bins we decided to start purging and sorting out clutter from the apartment today. As I was going through old boxes I found a plethora of old computer parts, CD’s, VHS recordings of old TV shows and various other goodies. […]