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Torch Relay Celebration in Prince George

Saturday, January 30th, 2010 — 5:46pm PDT
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Last night we attended the Vancouver 2010 Torch Relay celebration in Prince George. I don’t want to give away too many details as the crew of 250+ is currently on the road to the Lower Mainland. What I can say is that this traveling act that have been going for about 4 solid months sure […]

Prince George's Outdoor Ice Oval

Saturday, January 30th, 2010 — 7:57am PDT
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Yesterday I hopped a flight up to Prince George as a guest of Northern BC Tourism to check out the Olympic Torch Relay as it passes through along with some of the seasonal activities the region has to offer. One of our first stops was over at the Outdoor Ice Oval. A crisp, slick rink […]

From the Miss604 Flickr Pool

Friday, January 29th, 2010 — 1:19pm PDT
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I’m currently up “North” (and by North I mean but half way up our lovely province of BC) to take part in some Olympic Torch Relay celebrations in the city of Prince George. The itinerary is full of winter-time activities, from speed skating to dog sledding, so I won’t have much time to post today. […]

ABSOLUT Vancouver Art

Friday, January 29th, 2010 — 10:00am PDT
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Back in November I was at the launch of the ABSOLUT Vodka Vancouver-themed bottle. Aside from featuring a logo created by a BC artist, a portion of sales from each bottle are also going to fund a public art project in the city. Over the last few months the public have been voting on their […]

Vancouver 2010 Parks and Recreation Impacts

Thursday, January 28th, 2010 — 12:22pm PDT
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With the arrival of the Vancouver 2010 Olympics in just over two weeks many are already aware of the disruption to traffic patterns around the City. However, there will also be changes to local services such as parks and recreation programs. Photo credit: sporkist on Flickr In order to be better prepared, here is a […]

Vancouver's Expo 86 Book

Thursday, January 28th, 2010 — 11:08am PDT
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As we prepare to welcome the world in just 15 days I thought I would take a look back at the last time Vancouver hosted an event of global proportions. I was recently sent a copy of the book, Vancouver’s Expo 86 to read and review. Expo 86 was a multi-month world’s fair that took […]