Archive for the category "contests"

Best of 604 for 2008

Comments 8 by Rebecca Bollwitt

Each year around the time of my blogiversary I write a reflective post or hold a contest. For 2008 I’m going to invite everyone celebrate the online efforts of others from across the region with the Best of 604, since being ‘hyper-local’ is what I do. As often as I can, I try to highlight […]

Canadian Blog Awards 2008: Voting Begins

Comments 4 by Rebecca Bollwitt

Although you don’t win anything but bragging rights and a badge for your sidebar, I still like the Canadian Blog Awards as they are people-powered and they always introduce me to some great blog and sites across our nation [Canadian Blog Awards 2007].

Vancouver Gingerbread House Auction

Comments 3 by Rebecca Bollwitt

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

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 […]

Spot The Crazy Canucks Contest

Comments 6 by Rebecca Bollwitt

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 […]