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House of Switzerland Fundraiser for Streetohome

Comments 1 by Rebecca Bollwitt

The House of Switzerland Canada, the Swiss pavilion located at Bridges on Granville Island, will be hosting a fundraising auction now until February 28th in support of Streetohome. In Vancouver today, at least 3,700 people don’t have a home to call their own. Streetohome is dedicated to ensuring that residents of our city have access […]

Vancouver 2010 Day 12 Samsung and Panasonic Pavilions

Comments 4 by Rebecca Bollwitt

When heading to Vancouver’s largest Olympic celebration site, LiveCity Yaletown, you’ll find more than performers on stage. They have a concession (with a variety of ethnic foods), the big live stage flanked with video screens, Vancouver House, and several official sponsor pavilions including Samsung and Panasonic. Panasonic The Panasonic pavilion showcases their HD (high definition) […]

Vancouver 2010 Red Mittens Around Town

Comments 7 by Rebecca Bollwitt

The red mittens sold by HBC stores across the country are the hottest item at the Vancouver 2010 Olympics. Photo credit: SBC9 on Flickr Worn by thousands of torch-bearers over several months and priced at $10 a pair, they’re one of the best deals of the Games (and a great way to show some Canadian […]

Vancouver 2010 Day 11 On the Mend

Comments 1 by Rebecca Bollwitt

With Day 9 and Day 10 whizzing by this weekend, it’s becoming more and more of a reality that the Vancouver 2010 Olympic Games, and the giant super happy party that its brought to the city, is all about to end fairly soon. I’ll be stopping by a few more pavilions today to check out […]

Club Bud NHL Night

Comments 6 by Rebecca Bollwitt

Day 9 for me at the Vancouver 2010 Games included hanging out with John for the first time in a while. We took it easy in the morning before heading out to Granville to cover the red carpet at Club Bud‘s NHL party for several hours in the evening. As each guest passed through, many […]