Archive for June, 2009

My Sister's Keeper Movie Pass Giveaway


Tuesday, June 30th, 2009 — 12:38pm PST
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Next week My Sister’s Keeper will hit theatres and I have a handful of double passes to give away to my readers so they can check it out. Based on the novel by Jodi Picoult, it stars Cameron Diaz, Alec Baldwin, Sofia Vassilieva and Abigail Breslin (Little Miss Sunshine), and is directed by Nick Cassavetes […]

Canada Day 2009 Roundup


Tuesday, June 30th, 2009 — 9:58am PST
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Tomorrow is the 142nd birthday of our nation and it seems as though every village, town, municipality, city and community in our region is celebrating. Photo credit: Our Enchanted Garden on Flickr Vancouver Victoria Park (1415 Victoria Drive @ Kitchener Street) from 12:30pm – 3:00pm. Family activities, food, and entertainment Canada Place with parade (starting […]

Vancouver History: Robert Burnaby


Monday, June 29th, 2009 — 11:00am PST
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I was browsing my favourite Vancouver History site the other day and came across a mention that Robert Burnaby has more landmarks named after him than any other BC pioneer. With so many streets, parks, and monuments dedicated to those who helped shape our region I decided to look a bit further into Burnaby’s past […]

Metro Vancouver Park Series: Cates Park


Monday, June 29th, 2009 — 8:12am PST
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Summer to us means packing up John‘s big blue backpack and heading down to the beach. We walk through forest trails that open up into sprawling sandy shores and rest for hours in the open air. Snacks include fresh fruit and water, while we either read books or use the headphone splitter to enjoy the […]

New Moon, Jonas Brothers, Star Trek & Trailer Park Boys Sweepstakes


Saturday, June 27th, 2009 — 9:00am PST
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I admit, that’s probably the most keyword-rich title I’ve ever published, but I assure you it’s all very relevant. Our pals over at MovieSet connect fans (however rabid) with films while they’re in production or out on the big screens by way of information, promotions, and videos. They also run sweet contest sweepstakes for anything […]

Friday Morning Link Fest: Where Did June Go?


Friday, June 26th, 2009 — 11:01am PST
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It’s a sunny Friday morning and although this week has been grim in the entertainment world (having lost Ed McMahon, Farah Fawcett, and Michael Jackson) there are still a few things happening in the online realm that might boost your spirits. Photo credit: Pat Zaph on Flickr – From the Miss604.com group pool Laurie Cooper […]

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