Archive for the category "poll"

Bike to Work Week 2009 – Bike Lane Poll

Comments 18 by Rebecca Bollwitt

Today kicks off Bike to Work Week in BC as people are being encouraged to leave their cars at home for their commute and when they head to the polls to vote. Photo credit: John Bollwitt on Flickr To challenge workplaces (and offer a reward for their participation) you can register your office & your […]

Phoenix Coyotes Potential Move to Ontario

Comments 12 by Rebecca Bollwitt

The Phoenix Coyotes have filed for Chapter 11 bankruptcy protection and Canadian billionaire Jim Balsillie has put in a $212.5 million offer for the team, which is contingent on the team being moved to Southern Ontario. You can see the dream. Bringing more of Canada’s sport back home. Shane Doan a captain in Canada. Wayne […]

SkyTrain Fare Gates Poll

Comments 22 by Rebecca Bollwitt

This week it was announced that in the spring of 2010 they will begin the construction of fare gates at all SkyTrain stations. Photo credit: Oran Viriyincy on Flickr Premier Gordon Campbell says these devices will help create a safer environment for users, and he admits this should have been done decades ago. TransLink adds […]

Vancouver 2010 Live Sites Poll

Comments 5 by Rebecca Bollwitt

When tickets for the Vancouver 2010 games went on sale I didn’t even ante up as I was looking forward to covering the games from a community perspective – not necessarily from inside the rink (although okay, that would be amazing). Sharing stories and capturing the excitement from local pubs, restaurants, parks, friend’s homes, and […]

Most Influential British Columbians in History

Comments 8 by Rebecca Bollwitt

Last night on the Vancouver Sun’s site I came across a list of “British Columbia’s Best: A quest to determine the most influential person in BC’s history.” In November 2008 a poll including hundreds of names was setup and the results were then revealed in early January 2009 (while we were away in Iowa). Photo […]

The New iPod Shuffle Minimalism at a Whole New Level

Comments 10 by Rebecca Bollwitt

Scanning through Twitter this morning I noticed a trending topic was “New iPod Shuffle” and having given my mother a shuffle last Christmas (and after receiving one as a conference swag item last year at Convergence) I was curious to see the updates to the device. It’s the smallest iPod ever and is about the […]