Archive for the category "poll"

New Smoking Ban Approved for Vancouver Parks & Beaches

April 19th, 2010 @ 8:51pm by Rebecca Bollwitt

This evening the Vancouver Parks Board voted unanimously to ban smoking in parks and on local beaches. Photo credit: anasantoson Flickr Vancouver Fire Captain Gabe Roder says if we have another hot and dry summer–like we did last year– then it’s only common sense to have cigarette smoking ban in place. He says it’s a […]

Canucks are Northwest Division Champions

April 6th, 2010 @ 10:37am by Rebecca Bollwitt

Even though I’m a few days late for this one it’s certainly noteworthy to mention that for the third time in four years, we’ll be raising a banner to the rafters of GM Place come fall. The Vancouver Canucks have once again clinched a playoff spot and secured the title of Northwest Division champions. The […]

Transit Fares on the Rise

March 29th, 2010 @ 11:23am by Rebecca Bollwitt

When you head down to 7-Eleven Thursday morning to purchase your monthly transit fare card don’t be fooled — Translink’s fare hikes kick into effect April 1st bumping up pre-paid fares by at least 10%. Photo credit: John Bollwitt on Flickr I put a reminder out on Twitter and @reneestephen replied saying it now costs […]

Cactus Club at English Bay Poll

March 23rd, 2010 @ 10:50am by Rebecca Bollwitt

Goodbye onion rings, hotdogs and fudgsicles and hello spinach dip. The Parks Board has just approved a development proposal on English Bay that would replace the existing concession stand with a Cactus Club restaurant. “The main concern that I had back then was a high-end restaurant and we didn’t want a suit and tie kind […]

Vancouver 2010 Canadian Womens Hockey Team

February 26th, 2010 @ 3:14pm by Rebecca Bollwitt

This afternoon’s press conference with the Canadian womens hockey team regarding their gold medal win last night was heavily focused on two topics: the way the women celebrated last night and the future of their sport in the Olympics. The Future of Womens Hockey IOC President Jacques Rogge commented on the unlevel playing field in […]