Mackenzie Makes Top 10 in Kraft Hockeyville

The TOP ten communites in Canada have been named in the race to be named Kraft Hockeyville 2011.

The top 10 hockey-mad areas were picked from over 8,000 entries during an hour-long special on CBC and last night.

Among the towns selected – two from here in BC – Mackenzie.and Fort nelson

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Your Time of Death…oops I mean ‘Time of Birth’ Voicemail

For years, I have been wanting to know my exact time of birth.  My mom always would give me a “guesstimated” time because all she remembers is the pain that starting just after midnight that one spring evening and has lasted ever since – that would be me – lol.

So recently,  I phoned up the hospital I was born in – Mackenze, BC and requested to the records department to look up the exact time of BIRTH!  I don’t know why I waited so long to ‘just ask’ somebody but the response I got was not only a huge question answered but offered a little bit of a shock.

We talked about it on the show of course.  Here it is as heard on RJ 1200’s Wake Up Call

I found out the news in one of the funniest yet very startling voice messages anyone has ever left me.   Take a listen here:  Time Of Birth Voicemail

Local Woman Finds Her Real Dad on Facebook

Oprah found out she had a half sister who spent 4 years looking for her.  She shared her story with the world on her television show and it was the one time entire families were glued to the tube.  It is truely an amazing story.

Stories of adoption happen everyday around the world including here in Vancouver.  Here local resident, Kylie knew she had a real family all her life.  Adopted as a child, Kylie is now a mother of two and just months away from getting married. So she sat down and started searching for her real parents.  Her search started on Facebook and within a few hours…she found her Dad!

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Surrey Mayor Dianne Watts Going to India

Surrey Mayor Dianne Watts manages one of the biggest cities in Canada.  One with a large population originating from all over India.  So it only makes sense to go check out India. 

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Fitness Talk with Trevor Linden

Trevor Linden on the Wake Up Call – talking fitness and his new business venture to make getting healthy easier and affordable.  Check out the interview here! Continue Reading »

Bryan Adams Rocks the PNE 100th Anniversary

The 100th anniversary of the PNE kicked off with a rockn’ good time with Vancouver native Bryan Adams taking the stage at Empire Stadium on opening day.  Continue Reading »

Kevin Newman – News of His Own

Global National Anchor, Kevin Newman, talks about his two new documentaries airing this month and his BIG decision to leave the anchor desk.


Here is my interview with him from the morning show – “The Wake

Up Call” on RJ 1200 (am)

Summer’s Must Have Items

The new Summer Issue of Vancouver View Magazine is on stands now with Bryan Adams on the cover!  Inside you will find the latest photos and articles on what is hot and happening around town.  Check out my article on this Summer’s must have items.  Most of them discovered when I took my first trip of the season to New York City recently.  Continue Reading »

Sex and the City 2-The Review from NYC

From the moment the trailor for Sex and the City 2 was released months ago, one thing was decided immediately: this review was only going to be done from one city – New York! Why? No better place to watch the movie than where it originates from and the reason why some of us flock to NYC – fast paced life of fashion, fun and fearless drama! Continue Reading »

Best of New York – Big Deals in the Big Apple

Going to New York can be expensive this time of the year but it is one of the best times to be in the big apple.  A couple of questions I always get: Who has the best airfare?  Where is the best place to stay?  What are fun things to do that don’t cost a lot?  So this trip is dedicated to finding you the best deals and adventures.  Not only when it comes to the price tag but also service!  New York is known for having some amazing deals.  Example –  manicures and pedicures on every corner.  So my friend Tanja went on a mission to find the best price – she found a deal where we paid…get ready for this…$20 for mani/pedi! How about spending a Sunday afternoon sampling beer starting at $10 for 4 samples or how about the $12 hair wash blowout?  Read on my friends, read on.  We have spent hours finding the best places in the Big Apple.

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