Archive of posts tagged "events"

VIFF 2009 Preview


Tuesday, September 15th, 2009 — 9:00am PDT
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The Vancouver International Film Festival returns October 1 and for 15 days it will entertain the city with over 375 films showing on 640 screens. This year’s line up is thoroughly impressive as 70 countries will be represented. VIFF got me hooked on documentaries last year and also re-kindled my love of Canadian film. This […]

Timeraiser Vancouver


Monday, September 14th, 2009 — 8:30am PDT
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Timeraiser is coming to Vancouver for the second time on September 24th at the Roundhouse in Yaletown. It’s “part volunteer fair, part silent art auction and part night on the town.” Timeraiser is an event targeted for those who would like to give back but not by necessarily writing a donation check. It matches you […]

Canadian Country Music Awards 2009


Sunday, September 13th, 2009 — 8:16am PDT
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This afternoon Vancouver is hosting the Canadian Country Music Awards at GM Place. Thanks to Gabrielle Durning of the Uptown Giftbox Company, there will be a team of bloggers in the official Gift Lounge to cover a slice of the excitement happening all morning, noon, and night. A few weeks ago I put the call […]

Invent the Future with BC Hydro


Friday, September 11th, 2009 — 11:00am PDT
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The Invent the Future contest is looking for your latest and greatest ideas on energy conservation, sustainable energy creation, a sustainable product, or even a sustainable lifestyle choice. Here are some of the basic details of the contest: Open to young people ages 13 to 24 Individuals or groups (of no more than 2 people) […]

Spread the Net Student Challenge 2009


Thursday, September 10th, 2009 — 3:46pm PDT
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For the third year Rick Mercer is challenging high school, college, and university students across the nation to raise awareness and funds for his Spread the Net initiative through UNICEF Canada. At SFU this morning Mercer announced he was pitting the East versus the West to see who can raise the most funds for the […]

Canadian New Media Awards 2009


Thursday, September 10th, 2009 — 8:00am PDT
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The Canadian New Media Awards (CNMAs) are happening December 1st in Toronto and they have just opened up the nomination platform. Categories for nominations include: Best Cross-Platform Project Best Online Video Portal Best Kids Interactive Best In Canadian Culture, Interactive Best In Mobile Marketing Best Mobile Application Best Location Based Service Most Innovative Online Game […]