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Voice of Vancouver Whitecaps FC: Peter Schaad


Sunday, August 5th, 2012 — 10:44am PDT
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“It feels like small-town America,” Peter Schaad told me over the phone. His family just returning from a quick vacation to Point Roberts, the Vancouver Whitecaps FC play-by-play announcer tried to avoid work as best he could. “I dial completely off. I try to stay away from Twitter, as hard as that is.” Photo credit: […]

Peak Performance Project 2012: Dear Rouge


Friday, June 15th, 2012 — 1:26pm PDT
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It’s not always easy to be in a professional partnership with your significant other but it’s a venture that Danielle and Drew McTaggart have taken on with a smile and sky-high ambition. I met up with the pop-rock duo from the band Dear Rouge this morning to talk about how they’ve been selected a Top […]

Peak Performance Project 2012: Headwater


Wednesday, June 13th, 2012 — 4:02pm PDT
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The Peak Performance Project is in full swing for 2012 as the Top 20 artists prepare for a summer of development, shows, festivals, and bootcamp prior to their fall showcases — and ultimately the crowning of this year’s winner. I recently interviewed finalist Dominique Fricot and today I spoke with another finalist, Matt Bryant, from […]

Peak Performance Project 2012: Dominique Fricot


Thursday, June 7th, 2012 — 10:28am PDT
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The Peak Performance Project (“PPP”) has recently announced its Top 20 finalists for 2012. Now in its fourth year, the program — in partnership with the Music BC Industry Association — is committed to investing in BC music and hands out $320,000 annually toward the development of it’s top artists. Top 20 Finalists Alexandria Maillot […]

Canucks Across Canada: The Ultimate Fan Road Trip


Wednesday, May 16th, 2012 — 10:34am PDT
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There’s nothing like a summer road trip in Canada and for those who have the time, getting across the country is a goal many would like to accomplish. Over the Rockies, through the prairies, around the Great Lakes, and reaching for the Atlantic coast. One family made the journey last year and they even had […]

Townsite Brewing in Powell River


Wednesday, March 14th, 2012 — 1:42pm PDT
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I was recently flown up to Powell River, at the top end of our gorgeous Sunshine Coast, to visit a local icon that is in danger. Along the way I met Karen Skadsheim, owner of Townsite Brewing, Powell River’s first brewery that will be tapping its first keg later this month. Located in historic Townsite, […]