News: January – April, 2010

Bloedel Conservatory in the News: January, 2010

King David Students Protest Bloedel Closure. http://www.kdhs.org/index.php?o=home&a=view&s=326

Rumble in the Jungle: An unmitigated Success! January 31, 2010 by Michael Geller http://gellersworldtravel.blogspot.com/2010/01/rumble-in-jungle-unmitigated-success.html

Rumble in the Jungle Jan. 31, 2010. Stuart MacKinnon. Better Parks for Vancouver http://betterparks.blogspot.com/2010/01/rumble-in-jungle.html

Comments from Mayor Robertson about Bloedel Conservatory draw criticism from park board By Graeme Wood, Vancouver Sun. January 30, 2010 http://www.vancouversun.com/news/Comments+from+Mayor+Robertson+about+Bloedel+Conservatory+draw+criticism+from+park+board/2504704/story.html

Bloedel Conservatory Update 1/29/2010. Vancouver/CKNW(AM980) Janet Brown http://www.cknw.com/Channels/Reg/NewsLocal/Story.aspx/Story.aspx?ID=1190566

‘Inappropriate’ free Olympic tickets turned down Tuesday, January 26, 2010  CBC News http://www.cbc.ca/canada/british-columbia/story/2010/01/26/bc-vancouver-olympics-tickets-cadman.html – socialcomments

Let’s rumble in the jungle to save the Bloedel By Steve Whysall 22 Jan 2010 http://communities.canada.com/vancouversun/blogs/inthegarden/archive/2010/01/22/let-s-rumble-in-the-jungle-to-save-the-bloedel.aspx

“Many opportunities” to save Bloedel Conservatory Jan. 21, 2010. By Matthew Burrows, Straight.com/ Straight Talk http://www.straight.com/article-281371/vancouver/many-opportunities-save-bloedel

U.K. garden founder urges Gregor Robertson to save Bloedel Conservatory By Carlito Pablo, Jan. 19, 2010. Straight.com http://www.straight.com/article-281243/vancouver/uk-garden-founder-urges-gregor-robertson-save-bloedel-conservatory

More News on the Conservatory Jan. 19, 2010. Ian Robertson, Vancouver Park Board, Blog http://ianrobertson.ca/?p=448

Live and livelier Olympian offspring The Boston Globe, Kari Bodnarchuk. Jan. 17, 2010 http://www.boston.com/travel/explorene/specials/ski/articles/2010/01/17/live_and_livelier_olympian_offspring/?page=3

Bloedel Conservatory & the cost of public amenities Better Parks for Vancouver, Stuart MacKinnon, January 15, 2010 http://betterparks.blogspot.com/2010/01/bloedel-conservatory-cost-of-public.html

City council holds the line on spending, but labour costs loom Thursday, January 14. Canwest News Service: Kelowna.com http://www.kelowna.com/2010/01/14/city-council-holds-the-line-on-spending-but-labour-costs-loom/?utm

Dome sweet dome: Efforts growing to preserve Bloedel Floral Conservatory Frances Bula, Globe and Mail. Jan. 13, 2010 http://www.theglobeandmail.com/news/national/british-columbia/efforts-growing-to-preserve-bloedel-floral-conservatory/article1430466/?utm

Saving British Columbia’s Bloedel Conservatory January 11, 2010 Vancouver Environmental News Examiner, by Bev Yaworski http://www.examiner.com/examiner/x-30428-Vancouver-Environmental-News-Examiner~y2010m1d11-Bloedel-conservatory

Council’s plate heavy with budget hangovers Allen Garr, Vancouver Courier. Published: Friday, January 08, 2010 http://www2.canada.com/vancouvercourier/news/opinion/story.html?id=ecdd5a66-0df4-4509-886d-2c487de43716

“It’s easier when you’re in opposition,” admits Aaron Jasper Jan. 6  2010, Post by Mike Klassen, CityCaucus.com http://www.citycaucus.com/2010/01/its-easier-when-youre-in-opposition-admits-aaron-jasper

Federal funds mean upgrades to seawall, lighthouse; Robertson vows to save conservatory The Vancouver Courier, by S. Thomas. Jan. 6, 2010 http://communities.canada.com/vannet/blogs/centralpark/archive/2010/01/06/federal-funds-mean-upgrades-to-seawall-lighthouse-robertson-vows-to-save-conservatory.aspx?utm_source=twitterfeed&utm_medium=twitter

Conservatory Attendance Way Up Jan. 4, 2010. Ian Robertson, Vancouver Park Board, Blog http://ianrobertson.ca/?p=417

City installs expensive boiler system just prior to Bloedel closure Jan. 3  2010, Daniel, CityCaucus.com http://www.citycaucus.com/2010/01/city-installs-expensive-boiler-system-just-prior-to-bloedel-closure

NPA’s Ian Robertson says attendance tripled at Bloedel Conservatory By Charlie Smith, Jan. 3, 2010, Straight Talk, straight.com http://www.straight.com/article-279525/vancouver/npas-ian-robertson-says-attendance-tripled-bloedel-conservatory

Commissioner says Bloedel Conservatory attendance way up Sheila Scott Jan 03, 2010 17:30:49 PM, News1130; All News Radio http://www.news1130.com/news/local/article/13409–commissioner-says-bloedel-conservatory-attendance-way-up

Vancouver Bloedel Conservatory support urgently needed January 2, Vancouver Environmental News Examiner, by Bev Yaworski http://www.examiner.com/examiner/x-30428-Vancouver-Environmental-News-Examiner~y2010m1d2-Bloedel-conservatory

Bloedel Conservatory of Vancouver Canada: Tropical Plants and Exotic Birds Under a Stunning Architectural Dome Jan 2, 2010 by Bev Yaworski. Suite101.com http://british-columbia-travel.suite101.com/article.cfm/bloedel_conservatory_of_vancouver_canada

Closed conservatory lacked accompanying algorithm Vancouver Courier Published: Friday, January 01, 2010 by Chris Shelton http://www2.canada.com/vancouvercourier/news/opinion/story.html?id=e5057ea0-4b49-47e4-a096-eeba9ac19a6a

Bloedel Conservatory in the News: February, 2010

2010 Winter Olympic City: Vancouver, B.C.Canada’s Western Metropolis Boasts Attractions and Activities Galore Feb 12, 2010 Connie Emerson Blog http://british-columbia-travel.suite101.com/article.cfm/2010-winter-olympic-city–vancouver-bc?utm_source=twitterfeed&utm_medium=twitter

Escaping the hectic Olympics: Explore one of Vancouver’s public gardens By STEVE WHYSALL, Vancouver Sun. February 10, 2010 http://www.vancouversun.com/travel/Escaping+hectic+Olympics+Explore+Vancouver+public+gardens/2547752/story.html?utm_source=twitterfeed&utm_medium=twitter

Fun Holidays with Car Hire Vancouver February, 2010. In Category Latest News,  By Georgia http://articles-hub.net/2010/02/fun-holidays-with-car-hire vancouver/?utm_source=twitterfeed&utm_medium=twitter

RHIANON BADER: A strange world at home and a home in a strange land. Blog News, notebook by rhianon on February 10, 2010 http://rhianonbader.wordpress.com/2010/02/10/a-strange-world-at-home-and-a-home-in-a-strange-land/?utm_source=twitterfeed&utm_medium=twitter

Hume: Canada’s Olympic pavilion an ugly pre-fab dud. Feds’ official building is a $10 million architectural portrait of public-sector cynicism Wednesday, February 10, 2010 GIMME A BEER, EH! Blog. February 10, 2010 Christopher Hume http://saryanavat-potpourri.blogspot.com/2010/02/gimme-beer-eh.html?utm_source=twitterfeed&utm_medium=twitter

A Political Guide for Olympics Visitors: Welcome to Vancouver, where politics is always good sport! By Bill Tieleman, 9 Feb 2010, TheTyee.ca http://thetyee.ca/Opinion/2010/02/09/OlympicsPoliticalGuide/?utm_source=twitterfeed&utm_medium=twitter

Aaron Jasper: City moving closer to Bloedel Conservatory solution, says Mayor Feb, 2010 Aaron Jasper Facebook Page http://www.facebook.com/note.php?note_id=275685154340&utm_source=twitterfeed&utm_medium=twitter

Ayala Moriel Launches Frangipanni Gloves to Benefit Bloedel Floral Conservatory Friday, February 5, 2010 http://perfumeshrine.blogspot.com/2010/02/ayala-moriel-launches-frangipanni.html

Great horned owl will be hootin’ and hollerin’ again soon By Malcolm Parry, Vancouver Sun. February 6, 2010 http://www.vancouversun.com/entertainment/Great+horned+will+hootin+hollerin+again+soon/2530921/story.html

Another bike lane can wait By Bill McCreery, Vancouver Sun. February 4, 2010 http://www.vancouversun.com/business/Another+bike+lane+wait/2520458/story.html

Tsakumis’ Loose Facts, Part 2 February 4th, 2010, Jonathan Ross. Civic Scene.ca http://civicscene.ca/tsakumis-loose-facts-part-2

Gregor Robertson In Deep Delirium Over Bloedel Conservatory: Parks Chair Aaron Jasper On a Budget Feb. 2, 2010 By Alex G. Tsakumis. Rebel With A Clause http://alexgtsakumis.com/2010/02/02/gregor-robertson-in-deep-delirium-over-bloedel-conservatory-parks-chair-aaron-jasper-on-a-budget/

MAYOR ROBERTSON PRETENDS TO CARE ABOUT THE BLOEDEL CONSERVATORY Feb. 2, 2010 by Ian Robertson. Non-partisan Association http://www.npavancouver.ca/?q=content/mayor-robertson-pretends-care-about-bloedel-conservatory

Over $50,000 raised for Bloedel Conservatory: Friends of Bloedel want to see conservatory remain open and in public hands Feb. 1, 2010 by Britt Carlsen, News1130 http://www.news1130.com/news/local/article/22550–the-friends-of-bloedel-hold-a-fundraiser?utm_source=twitterfeed&utm_medium=twitter

Bloedel Conservatory in the News: March, 2010

VanDusen Botanical Garden Association willing to assist Bloedel Conservatory March 18, 2010 By Carlito Pablo Straight Talk http://www.straight.com/article-298223/vancouver/vandusen-willing-assist-bloedel

Discuss the Future of the Bloedel Conservatory Today at MOV Thursday March 18, 2010  by Dana Lynch  About.com: Vancouver Blog http://vancouver.about.com/b/2010/03/18/discuss-the-future-of-the-bloedel-conservatory-today-at-mov.htm

Vancouver Blog: A Jewel amidst the Flowers March 17, 2010  By Kelly Hassen, Vancouver BC.Com http://vancouverbc.com/blogs/2010/03/a-jewel-amidst-the-flowers/

Aaron Jasper: Unsung flip-flopper March, 17  2010   Post by Mike Klassen in Editorial , CityCaucus.com http://www.citycaucus.com/2010/03/aaron-jasper-unsung-flip-flopper?

Crosscut Tout: Saving the Bloedel Conservatory March 16, 2010 By Knute Berger Crosscut.com http://crosscut.com/blog/crosscut/19394/

QE Park may keep Conservatory March 16, 2010  VANCOUVER/CKNW(AM980)  by Marcella Bernardo http://www.cknw.com/Channels/Reg/NewsLocal/Story.aspx?ID=1207091

Random Photopost Monday March 15, 2010  Bill’s Creative Processing Photo/Design blog http://www.djmatsuda.com/blog/archives/491

Bloedel Conservatory (another cool photo) March 15, 2010  Blog.SevenApril.com http://blog.sevenapril.com/2010/03/15/bloedel-conservatory/

Hemisferio Derecho, A Blog for Right Brain Activity March 14, 2010  Photos http://meloroast.blogspot.com/2010/03/saturday.html

Vancouver Parks & Gardens March 13, 2010 The Vancouver Sun http://www.vancouversun.com/travel/destinations/caribbean-and-the-atlantic/caribbean/anguilla/vancouver/travelarticle.html

Got kids? We’ve got lots to do over Spring Break! Monday, March 8, 2010 at 9:42am  Vancouver Park Board’s Notes. Facebook http://www.facebook.com/note.php

Park board votes to protect Conservatory building. The tourist attraction will remain open for now March 1, 2010  by Evan Kelly,  VANCOUVER (NEWS1130) http://www.news1130.com/news/local/article/31358–park-board-votes-to-protect-conservatory-building

“Bloedel can be a green building, inside and out.” March 2010   COPE  News http://www.cope.bc.ca/content/quotbloedel-can-be-a-green-building-inside-and-outquot

Bloedel Conservatory in the News: April, 2010

Plans sprouting to save Bloedel Conservatory April 30, 2010 by Katie Mercer, The Province http://www.theprovince.com/Plans+sprouting+save+Bloedel+Conservatory/2969841/story.html#ixzz0mcH5aifQ

VanDusen Association wants to run Bloedel Conservatory April 29, 2010  Straight Talk by Carlito Pablo http://www.straight.com/article-320039/vancouver/vandusen-association-wants-run-bloedel

Plan to save Bloedel Conservatory would see landmark tied to VanDusen Gardens April 29, 2010 by Tiffany Crawford, Vancouver Sun http://www.vancouversun.com/travel/Plan+save+Bloedel+Conservatory+would+landmark+tied+VanDusen+Gardens/2967664/story.html

Kitsilano secondary tops endangered heritage sites. Wide-ranging top 10 list includes historic schools, neighbourhoods and streets April 22, 2010 by John Mackie, Vancouver Sun http://www.vancouversun.com/Kitsilano+secondary+tops+endangered+heritage+sites/2937335/story.html

Friends of Bloedel Conservatory and VanDusen Botanical Garden form partnership April 21, 2010 by Bev Yaworski Vancouver Environmental News Examiner http://www.examiner.com/x-30428-Vancouver-Environmental-News-Examiner~y2010m4d21-Bloedel-conservatory

Bloedel Conservatory supporters ready to submit proposal to save facility April 21, 2010 by Stephen Thomson Straight Talk http://www.straight.com/article-319490/vancouver/bloedel-conservatory-supporters-ready-submit-proposal-save-facility

Bloedel Conservatory revival prospects looking good April 7, 2010 by Mike Klassen in City Focus. CityCaucus.com http://www.citycaucus.com/2010/04/bloedel-conservatory-revival-prospects-looking-good

The Great Indoors April 2, 2010 by Sandra Thomas, Vancouver Courier http://www2.canada.com/vancouvercourier/news/story.html?id=5b92cdd1-29d2-47d5-9f3b-bffa8bf4cde2

Bloedel Fundraising Campaign Online April 1, 2010 on Fundrazr       http://apps.facebook.com/fundraz/org.seam?oid=71128eb7-5767-4b07-9efa-cee149cc4b33

YouTube: Bloedel Conservatory April 1, 2010 by CosmoCanuck (Great video!) http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=_MBX0HAbxBU&feature=youtube_gdata

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