Archive for the category "poll"

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 […]

Open During the Paralympics and Beyond

February 22nd, 2010 @ 11:50am by Rebecca Bollwitt

Once the Vancouver 2010 Olympic party comes to an end it won’t be with a grinding halt. Many attractions will still be open to the public throughout the Paralympic Games March 12th until the 21st. Pavilions & Attractions From my master list of pavilions the following will still be open: Canada House: Until March 21st […]

Twitter Hashtags for Vancouver 2010

February 5th, 2010 @ 12:24pm by Rebecca Bollwitt

Many people have been wondering what the official Twitter hashtag for the Vancouver 2010 Olympic Games will be. To give a bit of background I’ll explain the purpose of a hashtag. Every word on Twitter that is published from a public account is searchable on Twitter (see: search.twitter.com or Twitter Search in Plain English). When […]

Vancouver 2010 Mascots About Town

January 19th, 2010 @ 4:14pm by Rebecca Bollwitt

Ever since Quatchi, Miga, Sumi and Mukmuk made their way on the scene as mascots of the Vancouver 2010 Olympic Games, they’ve really been making the rounds. The mascots make appearances at events, festivals, and I even spotted Quatchi in the West End hitching a ride in the back of a pickup truck last month. […]

Vancouver 2010 Where Will You Be?

January 12th, 2010 @ 8:41am by Rebecca Bollwitt

As Vancouver prepares to host nations, athletes, media and visitors for the 2010 Olympic Winter Games I’m wondering what everyone will be doing. For the last seven years we’ve been anticipating this event and for at least the last six months I’ve had someone ask me daily, “What will you be doing for the Games?” […]