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A Morning with the Timber Kings

April 13th, 2016 @ 11:27am by Rebecca Bollwitt

Each tree on the Pioneer Log Homes Sugar Cane site in Williams Lake has a personality, and story to tell, just like the stars of the hit HGTV show, Timber Kings. I was recently passing through Williams Lake on a workshop tour, about 6 hours north of Vancouver, and I was invited to meet with […]

The Ancient Forest is BC’s Newest Provincial Park

April 11th, 2016 @ 1:21pm by Rebecca Bollwitt

The Ancient Forest, BC’s newest Provincial Park, is the only known inland temperate rainforest in the world, and is home to a grouping of 800-2,000 year old cedars. This designation is thanks to the hard work and dedication of a team of volunteers, including the Lheidli T’enneh First Nation & Caledonia Ramblers Hiking Society and […]

Awesome Aerial Images Taken from Harbour Air Flights

March 30th, 2016 @ 6:53pm by Rebecca Bollwitt

There’s something quintessentially “West Coast” about flying to and from your destination in a seaplane. Gliding across the water in an aircraft where almost every position feels like a window seat, lifting up above the bay, cruising over bridges and byways, you see the world from a whole new perspective. Touching down in another city […]

Getting to Know the Nutrition Facts Table

March 30th, 2016 @ 12:19pm by Rebecca Bollwitt

I like to think of grocery shopping as a mission that I need to complete. Sure, I have a list and items to collect and check off, but there’s more to it. Can I get in and out of the store in record time? Will I be able to smoothly maneuver the self checkout, choreographing […]

Feed it Forward with Maple Leaf Foods

March 19th, 2016 @ 10:22am by Rebecca Bollwitt

A combination of rising food costs and a flood bills can make managing budgets this time of year, for many, a little more difficult than usual. Maple Leaf Foods wants to alleviate some of the pressure Canadian families are experiencing. Through efforts that started on Family Day, Maple Leaf is giving 10,000 families across Canada […]

Shaw Pink Shirt Promises: Today is Safer Internet Day

February 9th, 2016 @ 10:14am by Rebecca Bollwitt

Today is Safer Internet Day, an initiative focused on reducing cyberbullying and promoting responsible Internet use. Safer Internet Day When I was growing up, bullying involved punching, shoving, teasing, spreading bad rumours, keeping certain people out of a group, and getting certain people to “gang-up” on others. Now, with so many more ways to communicate […]