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Vancouver Gingerbread House Auction


Wednesday, November 19th, 2008 — 9:17am PDT
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Gingerbread houses are a fun part of the holiday season. I mean once you’re all out of Halloween candy what better way to continue the sugar rush than to construct an entire building out of jujubes, licorice, and sweet sweet icing? Photo credit: Mikey G Ottawa on Flickr Vancouver is known for its gingerbread prowess […]

The Next Great Prime Minister of Canada


Monday, November 3rd, 2008 — 5:19pm PDT
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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


Wednesday, October 8th, 2008 — 8:19am PDT
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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 […]

Spot The Crazy Canucks Contest


Tuesday, October 7th, 2008 — 3:30pm PDT
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A few weeks ago we mentioned a special photo shoot we had at GM Place and now you are able to see JJ, Alanah, DaveO, John and me as featured bloggers and podcasters on the Canucks’ official website. As it turns out, they’ve extended the FanZone campaign to outdoor advertising, including bus stops, Skytrain stations […]

Gibson's Finest Iron Bar Competition at Players Chophouse


Saturday, October 4th, 2008 — 10:44am PDT
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Thanks to Kevin from FoodVancouver, I attended the Gibson’s Finest Iron Bar Competition at Players Chophouse yesterday afternoon. I admit, I’m not a big whisky drinker but I knew I couldn’t pass up this event (especially since I had such a good time at the Grey Goose Arbiter of Cool earlier this summer). After a […]

WordCamp at BarCamp Giveaway


Monday, September 29th, 2008 — 4:46pm PDT
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I really enjoyed talking about all things WordPress during the morning and afternoon sessions of BarCamp that past weekend. I want to thank the BarCamp organizers for arranging such an amazing space for WordCamp and for allowing us to run this mini-camp in tandem. Also many thanks go to the presenters, along with Duane and […]