Archive for the category "poll"

Vancouver History: Nat Bailey

Comments 12 by Rebecca Bollwitt

It’s a pretty rare thing these days to have a sporting venue named after an actual person and not a car manufacturer, internet company or soft drink, but what makes Nat Bailey more than a baseball stadium and the namesake of a Pale Ale at White Spot? 1956 President of the Junior Chamber of Commerce […]

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, […]

Dreaming of Blogathon 2008

Comments 16 by Rebecca Bollwitt

Last year I participated in Blogathon, which is an organized event for a charity of the author’s choice which involves said blog author to post every 30 minutes for 24 hours. 48 blog posts in 24 hours is quite the feat but with the encouragement of the entire Blogathon community, your readers, friends who bring […]

Punish the Breed of Dog, or the Owners, A Miss604 Poll

Comments 14 by Rebecca Bollwitt

The only pets I’ve ever owned are a hamster and my Kitty (who is pushing 17 years old and going strong) so I’ve never really known either side of the story, but growing up I knew which house to avoid walking past on my way home from school. You know, the one with the growling, […]

Bionic Hollow Tree for Stanley Park

Comments 14 by Rebecca Bollwitt

The Hollow Tree in Stanley Park is a tourist favourite. On the West side of Stanley Park Drive, it’s a frequent stopping zone and photo op. During the storms of 2006, the tree was weakened beyond already being hollow at the base, and the Parks Board would now like to spend $200,000 to restore it. […]

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 […]