Archive for the category "political"

Stanley Park Totem Pole Area Expansion Proposal

Comments 5 by Rebecca Bollwitt

Update: The Vancouver Park Board has voted unanimously for a 1,900 square foot addition to the Brockton Totem Pole Interpretive Centre. [News1130] It’s one of the first stops all the tour buses make as they cruise around our city’s beloved Stanley Park and recently there’s been a proposal to expand the totem pole visitor centre […]

WTS – What the Surrey #34: Downtown Surrey

Comments 6 by Rebecca Bollwitt

This afternoon while popping by Tanya’s house in Surrey I noticed a flyer (“The New View“) from the Downtown Surrey Business Improvement Association on her kitchen table which contained the following: It’s Your Downtown – Tell them what you think One last time, the City of Surrey is reaching out to you, the community, for […]

Save the Hollow Tree in Stanley Park

Comments 10 by Rebecca Bollwitt

A few months ago the Park Board met to discuss the fate of the Hollow Tree in Stanley Park as it began to lean – becoming a safety hazard for visitors to its site. The results of this meeting in March had the Park Board come to the conclusion that there were only two options, […]

Newly Uploaded Stanley Park Walk Photos

Add a Comment by Rebecca Bollwitt

Last weekend John and I headed into the park to get a little muddy and explore some trails that have been refurbished. I wrote my blog post and included some photos from my iPhone. Well, John’s just getting around to posting his photos (he’s a pretty busy guy, ya know) and they were great so […]

How the Smoking Ban is Affecting Vancouverites

Comments 26 by Rebecca Bollwitt

As a follow up to my follow up post about the new smoking regulations in BC, I thought I would focus on the direct impact this is having on Vancouverites. A new province-wide regulation, effective March 31, bans smoking within three metres of those doorways, open windows and air intakes, so people who work in […]