Archive for September, 2009

2010 Canadian Olympic Team Retail Apparel Launch

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Tomorrow afternoon the Vancouver 2010 Olympic Games Canadian team retail apparel will be revealed. Photo credit: John Bollwitt on Flickr Hbc is once again the apparel designer of the official clothing (for both the Canadian Olympic and Paralympic Teams) and they’re hosting a free public event that will feature the following: 12:00 – 12:15 DJ […]

Then and Now Photos of Vancouver Hotels

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I’ve stayed in over a dozen hotels this year and I must admit that I’ve only ever stayed in a Vancouver hotel once. This week’s installment of my “Then and Now series features the cornerstone of our tourism community, hotels. Hotel Vancouver The first Hotel Vancouver from the 1880s was on Georgia at Granville. The […]

VIFF 2009 Top 5 Canadian Films to Check Out

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This year I will be covering the Vancouver International Film Festival rather extensively. From films to parties, I’ll have tweets, photos, and write ups about the best of the fest. While the city is warming up for the hundreds of films that will grace our screens starting this week, I had been flipping through my […]

We Day Vancouver 2009 Live Blog

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This morning I am at GM Place for Free the Children’s We Day… and so are 16,000 enthusiastic young people. I haven’t had much time to live blog but I have been tweeting from the floor of the arena (which you can view in the pane below): It has been an amazing morning with thousands […]

Vancouver's Don't Quit Your Gay Job

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Last week I met up with Sean Horlor of the new OUTtv series, Don’t Quit Your Gay Job. Sean wears many hats (and sometimes a boa or two) in the new show which pits him against Rob Easton as they try their hand at various jobs in the Vancouver area. Think of it as Dirty […]

Bose Farm Corn Maze in Surrey

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This past weekend there was a Tweetup at the Bose Farm Corn Maze (or Maize Maze) in Surrey. The Bose farm has been around for generations and its decision to create a corn maze for the last few years has been a very popular one. The Bose Family’s influence on the City of Surrey is […]