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SavvyMom Entrepreneur of the Year 2011

August 12th, 2011 @ 10:30am by Rebecca Bollwitt

You can now nominate and vote in the 5th annual SavvyMom Entrepreneur of the Year Awards. Since 2007, SavvyMom online parenting network has celebrated business-minded mothers by offering up a $15,000 prize to what their judges deem the most successful and most influential company of the year in the mom entrepreneur world. I profiled two […]

Celebration of Light 2011 Fireworks Barge Tour

July 29th, 2011 @ 1:02pm by Rebecca Bollwitt

In anticipation of the first Celebration of Light night of 2011, happening tomorrow at 10:00pm in English Bay, I was a part of a media tour of the fireworks barge this morning with Producer Patrick Brault. Patrick has been involved with the Celebration of Light since it began 21 years ago and he says to […]

Live at Squamish 2011: Kyprios

July 12th, 2011 @ 11:47am by Rebecca Bollwitt

As he was about to venture up the Grouse Grind with family visiting from out of town, I had a chat with Vancouver’s own Kyprios this morning. The Juno-nominated artist, who inadvertently wrote what became an anthem for Canucks fans this season, will be hitting the stage at Live at Squamish this August. Parent advisory: […]

April Telek Talks Women in Film

July 4th, 2011 @ 11:15am by Michelle Kim

Fresh from winning a Leo Award for Best Lead Performance a Female in a Feature film for her work in Amazon Falls, Vancouver-based actor April Telek is at the dawn of her career. In Amazon Falls, directed by Katrin Bowen (a powerhouse of a woman who I will profile very soon), Telek plays the role […]

Blogger Profile: Mikala of BackstageRider

June 20th, 2011 @ 10:15am by Rebecca Bollwitt

I decided to create a “Blogger Profile” category in 2006 and five years later, albeit infrequently, I still love to profile some of my favourite bloggers who make the local online scene just that much more interesting. I recently sent off the staple questions to Mikala, who I met for the first time in person […]

Book: Best Day Trips from Vancouver

June 16th, 2011 @ 4:38pm by Rebecca Bollwitt

I first met Jack Christie when we were on a media trip to Prince George last year and now his latest book, 52 Best Day Trips From Vancouver, has a permanent home on my desk for quick reference. Having penned the original book (of the same title) twenty years ago, local travel writer Jack issues […]

Worldwide, We Are All Canucks

June 15th, 2011 @ 9:05am by Rebecca Bollwitt

Canucks fans are everywhere; on the streets, in the airports, and on every continent. When we used to do The Crazy Canucks podcast, we had listeners in New Zealand, China, the United States and the UK. Whether it’s expatriates now living abroad or international fans of the game in general, hockey crosses oceans or borders. […]

Rob Leickner’s Lost Lagoon

June 9th, 2011 @ 11:15am by Michelle Kim

I’m always fascinated by people who have gained a great deal of mastery in one creative discipline and then dare to venture into another—only to become hugely successful in that field as well. Such is the case and story of Vancouver director Rob Leickner. Photo credit: Michelle Kim who met up with Rob at Gene […]