Archive for the category "vancouver"

Vancouver Blogger Profile: Mostly Lisa Bettany

Comments 4 by Rebecca Bollwitt

Every few months I do a slough of Vancouver Blogger Profiles. Admittedly, some of the profiles are not for those in or from our fair city, but they’re important and entertaining all the same. I should have a few mini and formulaic interviews lined up for this week so here’s the first on this season’s […]

Social Media for Change: UGM Update

Comments 1 by Rebecca Bollwitt

Just a quick update on the UGM website and blog that was recently launched. As the official blog of Union Gospel Mission in Vancouver, BC, The Street aims to share stories of hope from our daily work with people in need here in the Lower Mainland I met local web monetization guru John Chow when […]

Vancouver NetTuesdays – An Evening of Green Web 2.0

Comments 8 by Rebecca Bollwitt

I think this just might be my 20th live blog. I’m heading over to Workspace in a bit to take in An Evening of “Green” Web 2.0: Social change makers and web innovators come together at NetTuesdays to mix, swap stories, and collaborate on new ideas. Whether you’re working in the nonprofit/social change sector or […]

Vancouver History: Random History Bites

Comments 2 by Rebecca Bollwitt

This morning’s dose of random history bites is courtesy of VancouverHistory.ca. In 1988: Point Roberts, the little tip of Washington State that’s accessible by land only through BC, finally got its own US-based telephone service. B.C. Tel had been serving the area up until this year. In 1958: Under construction, the Second Narrows Bridge collapsed […]

Vancouver History: Cyclone Taylor

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Photo Credit: Joe Pelletier’sGreatest Hockey Legends I was recently inspired to write another post of this nature based on how I was able to enlighten folks to the fact that there was much more to Joe Fortes than an oyster bar. Whenever I hear the ad for Cyclone Taylor Sports on morning radio it gets […]