Archive for the category "vancouver"

Vancouver History: Jack Wasserman

Comments 4 by Rebecca Bollwitt

There are pivotal characters that have put Vancouver on the map in many different realms, from First Nations literary works, legendary hockey skills, to helping children learn to swim in English Bay. Vancouver’s history is made by its people, from many generations. Anyone who has passed by the intersection of Georgia and Hornby may have […]

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 happyfrog.ca 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 […]

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 […]