Archive of posts tagged "application"

BC Health Service Locator App

Comments 2 by Rebecca Bollwitt

The BC Ministry of Health has recently launched a free mobile application that helps residents locate their nearest health services. I took a quick spin around the BC Health Service Locator and did a search for something I had to find before. I looked for the travel clinic I found last February when I needed […]

Woodward’s Windows Vancouver 2011

Comments 1 by Rebecca Bollwitt

The beloved Woodward’s Windows return to various locations around downtown Vancouver this year as a part of Christmas at Canada Place. The classic, animatronic displays that have been a part of the holidays for decades have been restored and setup at nine different venues. The main displays are at Canada Place but you can also […]

Vancouver Votes iPhone App

Comments 3 by Rebecca Bollwitt

Municipal elections are taking place in Vancouver November 19, 2011. You can find out various information about your registration, where to vote, and more from the election office or online. However, if you’re on the go and want all of this information in your purse or pocket, there’s also an app for that. The City […]

Vancouver Street Food 2011

Comments 5 by Rebecca Bollwitt

Last summer the City of Vancouver expanded its street food program to include over a dozen new mobile dining options. After a public survey and an application process, 19 new street food options (with a heavy lean on tacos) have been announced. View Larger Map Cartel Location: West side of 500 Dunsmuir Type: Korean fusion; […]

February is Heart Month

Comments 237 by Rebecca Bollwitt

February is Heart Month across Canada and through various campaigns and promotions the Heart and Stroke Foundation of BC & Yukon hopes to raise awareness about heart health.  Two days ago, my 89 year old grandmother had a heart attack and we have been in and out of the hospital to visit her. My family […]

Vancouver 125 CBC App Review

Comments 3 by Rebecca Bollwitt

The official Vancouver 125 anniversary year campaign kicked off last week and everyone from the Parks Board to Vancouver Archives is participating or organizing celebratory campaigns of their own. This includes CBC Vancouver who has launched an iPhone application called “Vancouver 125” featuring archived video footage (synced with Google Map locations) of significant, televised moments […]