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Bike Fashion show a hot event, but needs to get out of hipsterville.

I’m nursing a Stanley Park Ale in the pulsating hip basement of the Calabash Bistro, with a crowd of cyclist types way cooler than me. It’s Momentum Magazine’s BikeStyle Tour Fashion Show and it’s making me feel like a stowaway in bike geek heaven. Momentum is ‘North America’s Bike Lifestyle ...

Environmental anti-advertising hits Alberta. Who’s next?

As a Province that has just spent millions to convince tourists to visit her pristine vistas, Alberta can’t be too happy with the new campaign from Corporate Ethics.  “Rethink Alberta” billboards are going up in Seattle, Portland, Denver and Minneapolis that compare the tar sands to the BP Blowout oil ...

Green still growing despite the recession – 2010 Green Brands Survey

The 5th Annual ImagePower® Green Brands Survey is out, with some encouraging and surprising results. First, the environment is not going away, despite our best attempts to kill it. With over 9000 people polled in eight countries (Australia, Brazil, China, France, Germany, India and the United Kingdom) this study concludes ...

It’s time to promote Vancouver water with more attitude.

The tap vs. bottled water debate is nothing new, but I came across an article on the Granville website which made me think municipalities may have the wrong idea when it comes to promoting it. Turns out Vancouver has recently upgraded the facilities that treat the already excellent tap water ...

Eye of the Wind – A look inside Vancouver’s new green landmark.

One sunny Friday I decided to take a closer look at Vancouver’s most visible renewable energy landmark – the Eye of the Wind turbine at Grouse Mountain. This is the world’s first power-generating turbine with a viewing platform. As your green blogging hippie, naturally I was curious. How much power ...

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