Archive for October, 2009

Vancouver 2010 Medals Unveiled

Comments 28 by Rebecca Bollwitt

This morning the gold, bronze, and silver medals for the Vancouver 2010 Olympic and Paralympic Games were unveiled at the athlete’s village. The imagery is distinctly British Columbian with First Nations engravings along the front and back. © VANOC The symbols are based upon master works by Corrine Hunt, a Vancouver, BC-based artist of Komoyue […]

Daniel Igali Walk for Kids

Comments 1 by Rebecca Bollwitt

The Daniel Igali 5K Walk/Run for Kids will take place in Bear Creek Park on Saturday October 17th, 2009. In 2000, Daniel Igali won the gold medal for Canada in men’s wrestling at the Olympic Games in Sydney. The Nigerian-born, Surrey resident’s moving display of placing the Canadian flag down on the mat, circling it […]

Taste of Yaletown 2009

Comments 4 by Guest Author

The following post was written exclusively for Miss604.com by Hedwig Schipperheijn. Kicking off tomorrow, October 15th and running until the 31st, Taste of Yaletown and its 22 participating restaurants will be tantalizing palates and inviting you to try something new. Last night I got to sample some of the lovely three-course dinners ranging from $25 […]

Stories from Gwaii Haanas at the Vancouver Aquarium

Comments 2 by Rebecca Bollwitt

The Vancouver Aquarium started a speaker series in September called “From Earth to Ocean, Stories from Gwaii Haanas“. It is free, open to the public, and presented in partnership with Parks Canada. Photo credit: popejon2 on Flickr Parks Canada has identified the waters around Gwaii Haanas National Park Reserve and Haida Heritage Site (Queen Charlotte […]

Tourism Vancouver 2010 Video Contest

Comments 4 by Rebecca Bollwitt

Tourism Vancouver’s blog, Inside Vancouver is currently hosting a video contest called Inside Your Vancouver. To enter, they want you to shoot and upload a 1-2 minute video profiling your favourite places, things or activities in the city. Prizes include tickets to the Vancouver 2010 Winter Games closing ceremonies, men’s hockey, and freestyle skiing. So […]