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Test the Nation Trip: Nerds on Top

Comments 36 by Rebecca Bollwitt

I flew out to Toronto for a trivia quiz along with about a hundred other contestants from various careers and walks of life to participate in Test the Nation on the CBC. Those watching at home on Sunday January 20th were be able to play along with the television show, or even online. There were […]

Test the Nation Trip: No Spoilers Here

Comments 8 by Rebecca Bollwitt

Just got back from the CBC and am thawing out in my hotel. Several of the Vancouver bloggers had to leave right from the set once the show was over since they fly out tonight. I’m lucky to have a morning flight, a morning flight that isn’t too early no less. I have photos to […]

Test the Nation Trip: The Waiting Game

Comments 5 by Rebecca Bollwitt

The sun is out and there’s not a cloud in the sky, but it’s -11 celcius. This morning we went down to the buffet and checked in with the production team setup in a small office at the hotel to cash in taxi receipts. Last night we ran into someone from the Chefs team in […]

Test the Nation Trip: Hellooooo Toronto

Comments 6 by Rebecca Bollwitt

Landing in Toronto and driving into downtown it looked as though Yaletown had gone and given birth to hundreds of offspring along the lake. The cab ride to the hotel was pretty steep (luckily it’s coming out of the tax payer’s pocket) and our hotel is actually rather lovely. It’s “Monster Truck Jam” night at […]