Archive for March, 2010

Vancouver Beaches Then and Now

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Inspired by today’s soggy weather, and the recent announcement that English Bay will be getting a Cactus Club, I thought I would profile Vancouver beaches, Then and Now. Tidal Flats at Jericho Beach 1890 Archives item # Be P41 2010 Photo credit: Brad-514 on Flickr Kitsilano Pool / Beach 1931 Archives item # Be N51.1 […]

UGM's Orange Day 2010

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The Union Gospel Mission is presenting their 2nd annual Orange Day happening April 2nd, 2010. Orange Day is actually a multi-day campaign to raise funds for the UGM’s Easter dinner, served to over 3,000 men, women and children in Vancouver’s Downtown Eastside. Photo credit: Christine on Flickr The concept is simple, think about the activities […]

YVR Best Airport in North America

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Last night the Skytrax World Airport Awards were announced in a live ceremony in Brussels, Belgium. Although their website hasn’t been updated yet, I found out on Twitter that Vancouver International Airport (YVR) was crowned as the Best Airport in North America (and 11th overall). The award is based on 9.8 million passenger surveys conducted […]

Hockey for the Homeless Day Vancouver

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May 7th 2010 has been declared by the City of Vancouver as Hockey for the Homeless Day. This annual fundraiser and hockey tournament where your team can face off against Canucks and NHL alumni all for a cause. According to the latest Metro Vancouver Homeless Count, almost 2,600 local men, women and children don’t have […]

Vancouver International Auto Show

Comments 54 by Rebecca Bollwitt

The Vancouver International Auto Show will be at BC Place March 30th until April 4th. The size and grandeur of this year’s show is quite evident, given the scale of the venue and that the lottery grand prize is a Porsche 911 Carrera Cabriolet. Exhibits include: Driving Adventure – with Allen Berg Driving Schools Tuner […]