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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 […]

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 […]

Almost to the Top, Reaching for Self Esteem

Comments 13 by Rebecca Bollwitt

A staple of Canadian television when I was growing up were those short Body Break spots featuring Hal Johnson and Joanne McLeod – brought to us by ParticipACTION. The catchy little Body Break tune would chime in and you’d see Hal and Joanne eating right, power walking and telling us what we can do to […]