Archive for the category "environment"

WTS – What the Surrey #25: We're Not Number One

Comments 7 by Rebecca Bollwitt

A report about crime in Canada’s cities came out a while ago and I’ve been meaning to address it. Getting around to it now I hope that some way, some how, this quashes some fears folks have about traveling out of downtown, Vancouver, and dare I say… over the Fraser River. Earlier this year Canada’s […]

Smoking Ban in BC Update

Comments 38 by Rebecca Bollwitt

The tougher laws and regulations from last summer are all culminating on March 31st, 2008 when new reforms get put into place throughout the Province. Photo Credit: Viewership on Flickr Under new laws, smokers will not be allowed to light up in public places and workspaces, or within three metres of public doorways. The new […]

Vancouver NetTuesdays – An Evening of Green Web 2.0

Comments 8 by Rebecca Bollwitt

I think this just might be my 20th live blog. I’m heading over to Workspace in a bit to take in An Evening of “Green” Web 2.0: Social change makers and web innovators come together at NetTuesdays to mix, swap stories, and collaborate on new ideas. Whether you’re working in the nonprofit/social change sector or […]

Miss604 Poll: The Travel Mug Issue

Comments 19 by Rebecca Bollwitt

Aside from Raul, who is finishing up his doctorate in environmental studies, and DaveO who works for happyfrog and was there at Clayoquot, I’d have to say Keira’s one of my most eco-conscious friends. A few weeks ago she wrote a blog post inspired by words printed on the side of a Starbucks cup. As […]

Miss604 Ad Space: UsedVancouver.com

Comments 2 by Rebecca Bollwitt

As stated when I first started making my site open for advertisements, I will always disclose when a blog post is a part of a paid advertisement. As I choose my advertisers probably as carefully as they choose me, I make sure to remain above board for my readers. The latest ad space has been […]