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EPIC Expo: Parks Canada

Comments 2 by Rebecca Bollwitt

A great part about this weekend’s EPIC Expo was the diversity of exhibitors. From office products, to fair trade coffee, electric scooters, and bamboo underpants, EPIC pretty much lived up to its name. I really appreciated the Parks Canada display and DaveO had a chat with Coral over on the happy frog podcast. I stopped […]

EPIC Expo: happyfrog blogging team

Comments 3 by Rebecca Bollwitt

This post was written for happyfrog at the EPIC Sustainable Living Expo Here at the booth in the concourse of the EPIC Expo we’re blogging and podcasting up a storm. The show continues until 9:00pm tonight and will resume tomorrow from 10am to 5pm. You can’t miss this social media sponsor’s booth as we’re […]

EPIC Expo: Mike Holmes Makes it Right

Comments 4 by Rebecca Bollwitt

This post was written for happyfrog at the EPIC Sustainable Living Expo At this time yesterday Mike Holmes was in Toronto redoing a roof and getting a sunburn. Although we can’t control our flip flopping weather in Vancouver, this city was sure grateful for Mike’s appearance. I had the chance to take some notes during […]

Friday Fun Fest with Linkage Galore

Comments 6 by Rebecca Bollwitt

Yes, this is still totally a Link Fest I just felt like having some fun, in the sun, on a Friday afternoon because what could be better? Oh yes, it’s not quite the weekend but it’s so close I can taste the margaritas. I was invited to Vancouver’s first ever Twitter meetup which took place […]

The Green Web: Mow Down Pollution with the Clean Air Foundation

Comments 3 by Rebecca Bollwitt

The sounds of summer usually include the splashing of swimmers at the beach, the repetitive midi tune of the ice cream man’s truck, and the sound of your neighbour mowing the lawn. It may however be a little-known fact that gas-powered lawn mowers are serious environmental offenders. A gasoline-powered lawnmower run for an hour puts […]

The Green Web: is up for a Webby Award

Comments 2 by Rebecca Bollwitt

There are a lot of award sites on the internet, but when it comes to the most trusted and widespread nothing comes close to the Webby Awards, which are handed out annually with winners hand-picked by the International Academy of Digital Arts and Sciences. The most engaging part for the common internet user is the […]