Archive for November, 2009

CEFA's Clothes for Kids Drive


Monday, November 30th, 2009 — 3:30pm PST
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On now until January 15th, CEFA (Core Education & Fine Arts) schools will be accepting clothing to be donated to the YWCA’s Crabtree Corner as a part of the CEFA Clothes for Kids Drive. Crabtree Corner is a transition house in the Downtown East Side that specializes in helping single mothers in transition and their […]

Canyon Lights with Capilano Suspension Bridge


Monday, November 30th, 2009 — 12:30pm PST
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Photo credit: KristaEleman on Flickr Capilano Suspension Bridge’s annual Canyon Lights event beings December 4th and will run 5:00pm to 9:00pm every day (except Christmas Day) until January 2, 2010. This unique chance to see the Bridge, Canyon, and Treetop adventure illuminated at night by 250,000 LED holiday lights is a treat. There will also […]

Rogers Santa Claus Parade Vancouver 2009


Monday, November 30th, 2009 — 9:00am PST
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It’s only been six years running but the Rogers Santa Claus Parade has certainly made its mark as a holiday tradition in Vancouver. Photo credit: Tyler Ingram on Flickr On Sunday December 6th starting at 1:00pm you can line up anywhere along the designated parade route (see map below) to catch a glimpse of community […]

Postcards from Punta Cana


Sunday, November 29th, 2009 — 1:34pm PST
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The sea was turbulent and cranky as though it was annoyed at the sunrise for waking it too early on a weekend morning. Enjoying the start of our third full day in Punta Cana, I did a photowalk while John went for a run on the beach. The beachfront is bustling in the morning with […]

I'm on Vacation


Friday, November 27th, 2009 — 12:30pm PST
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Currently sitting among a sticky at 28 degrees Celsius, listening to the wind make xylophone-like sounds as it rushes through the drying palm branches, I am on vacation. Unfortunately though, my husband is not. He’s working about 4 hours each morning helping the TEAM 1040’s morning show with Barry MacDonald and Scott Rintoul broadcast on […]

TEDx Vancouver


Friday, November 27th, 2009 — 8:37am PST
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The following guest post was written & contributed by Jane Victoria King. When the credits rolled it felt like a really great movie had ended. I was sad it was over. I walked away processing. What exactly did I just experience at the first TEDx Vancouver? Later, I found myself asking these questions; who am […]

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