Archive for the category "vancouver"

Vancouver Aquarium Ocean Wise Chowder Challenge

Comments 1 by Rebecca Bollwitt

While watching the “halibut battle” on Iron Chef tonight I was reminded of an email I received inviting me to the 1st Annual BC Sustainable Seafood Chowder Competition taking place tomorrow at the Vancouver Aquarium. Come, watch and taste the creations of five of BC’s finest chefs during the first Annual BC Sustainable Seafood Chowder […]

Vancouver Civic Election Mania

Comments 7 by Rebecca Bollwitt

I only have one more trip to the polls this fall. Federal election done (won by Hedy Fry in Vancouver Centre), BC by-election done (won by Spencer Herbert in Vancouver-Burrard), and now I just have to catch up on my civic politics for the Vancouver Vote on November 15th. I’d like to conduct some interviews, […]

Vancouver Halloween Tips for Tots

Comments 4 by Rebecca Bollwitt

A few years ago those “You know you’re from Canada when…” and “You know you’re from Vancouver when…” lists were forwarded from inbox to inbox and have now settled in nicely as Facebook pages for the masses to read and chuckle to themselves, “hehe, it’s funny because it’s true.” One item that was always on […]

Vancouver Board of Trade: Tough Talk for Tender Causes Live Blog

Comments 9 by Rebecca Bollwitt

I am currently in a ballroom of the Renaissance Hotel on West Hastings street to hear a talk from the Vancouver Board of Trade about “communicating via social media” in the non-profit sector in a series called Tough Talk for Tender Causes. If it seems slightly foreign for an entity such as the Board of […]

Vote in Vancouver Today, BC By-Election

Comments 2 by Rebecca Bollwitt

If you live in the Vancouver-Burrard or Vancouver-Fairview districts, you should be heading to the polls today (open 8:00am until 8:00pm) to elect your new representative in the Provincial government. Candidates in Vancouver-Fairview: Emery, Jodie – British Columbia Marijuana Party Hanni, Wilf – BC Conservative Party MacDiarmid, Margaret – BC Liberal Party McGinn, Jenn – […]