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Celebration of Litter Pt 2

Comments 4 by Rebecca Bollwitt

Last week I wrote about the possibilities of job action regarding city workers in Vancouver and surrounding areas. After the word came down on Thursday, several municipalities are coping with the cutback in service. Vancouver’s outside workers have walked off the job and the inside workers are planning the same. Unionized workers in Delta have […]

Celebration of Litter

Comments 6 by Rebecca Bollwitt

I’ve been through garbage strikes in this town before, and they’re not pretty as no one would expect they would be. I’ve also been to Toronto during a heat wave AND a garbage strike in the middle of August and well, I think it actually made the town smell a little better. All joking aside […]

WTS – What The Surrey #7 – Anti-Car Theft Capital

Add a Comment by Rebecca Bollwitt

Local news was all over the story when Surrey was announced as the “Car Theft Capital of North America” a few years back. If anything bad happens in Surrey you know it’s going to make the cover of The Province. It’s really lovely to get the attention and although it’s negative 90% of the time, […]

Vancouver View Magazine

Comments 7 by Rebecca Bollwitt

A while ago Buzz Bishop, local radio host [Z95], blogger [MacBlog], podcaster, techie writer [Cyberbuzz] and friend of Miss604.com asked to get my story about making the switch from PC to Mac. I’ve done several posts to express how much of a newbie I am with my Macbook [tag: mac vs pc] and Buzz decided […]

Surrey Rats

Comments 14 by Rebecca Bollwitt

Surrey’s mascot is actually a rodent, but this post isn’t about Sir. E. Beaver. When I first saw the date line of the following news story, combined with the title, I laughed. Of course the article about rats takes place in Surrey. I was about to go off on a tirade when I kept reading, […]