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Sage Simply Accounting Giveaway

Comments 81 by Rebecca Bollwitt

Being a small-business owner (and someone who mostly does their own taxes) I certainly know the benefit of having the right software tools. As such, when I was approached by Sage Simply Accounting to do a giveaway, I knew it would be something that many people could appreciate. The Richmond-based company has been offering up […]

SFU Lecture Series: Think You Know Vancouver

Comments 2 by Rebecca Bollwitt

Think you know Vancouver? Think Again! In honor of Vancouver’s 125th anniversary coming up this year, SFU’s Department of History is presenting a series of frank and informative lectures from January to October. 1936 lecture in Vancouver. Photographer: Stuart Thomson. Vancouver Archives Item# CVA 99-4908 The inaugural lecture takes place January 27th and will be […]

Vancouver Music: In Medias Res

Comments 2 by Rebecca Bollwitt

When my husband told me that a guy at his work was in a band that I should check out, I didn’t hesitate to do just that. Over the years, I have come to trust (and love) John‘s taste in music so if he sends me a link, shares an mp3 or simply says “listen”, […]

Times Square Suites in the West End

Comments 2 by Rebecca Bollwitt

I have been a resident of Vancouver’s West End for the last five years and it wasn’t until a few weeks ago that I found out about a hotel on the corner of Denman and Robson. Discretely advertised yet prominently located, Time Square Suites caters to extended stays with all the comforts of home. Photo […]

Snowshoe Fondue with Cypress Mountain

Comments 273 by Rebecca Bollwitt

One of my favourite experiences last winter was snowshoeing through the Ancient Forest in Prince George and while I have yet to do this activity closer to home, I always hear people rave about the opportunities on the North Shore. Cypress Mountain offers a variety of snowshoeing experiences including the 4-hour Snowshoe Fondue Tour. Lead […]