Archive for August, 2010

Support Local Parks with Granville Island Brewing

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This month when you purchase Granville Island Brewing‘s Robson Street Hefeweizen or Brockton IPA, 25 cents will go toward the Pacific Parklands Foundation. The Pacific Parklands Foundation is a non-profit that aims to: Raise funds for special projects in regional parks Foster public awareness of the regional park system Expand the regional parks system through […]

August 2010 Events in Vancouver

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Although June was a bit soggier than desired, July heated up Vancouver in more ways than one. Concerts, festival, and community events kept us all out and about. As we head into the second half of summer, the fun and excitement around Metro Vancouver isn’t showing any signs of slowing down. The following are event […]

BCSPCA Paws for a Cause 2010

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The BCSPCA’s Paws for a Cause is coming up this September and participants are busy collecting donations and spreading the word about the event. Paws for a Cause involves a 3.5km walk and some locations have 3.5km runs as well. There will also be games and activities for pets and all ages. My friend Keira […]

Vancouver Pride Parade 2010 in Photos

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This afternoon we attended the Vancouver Pride Parade along with about 700,000 other people. One of the largest pride parades in North America, I remarked earlier that I hadn’t seen this much joy and high-fiving since the Olympics were in town. The following photos were all taken by John Bollwitt. One of my favourite floats […]

Celebration of Light 2010 Fireworks Photos: Finale

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Last night’s finale was a tribute to China, the country who won the Celebration of Light fireworks contest last year. While it was announced that team Spain won the title this year with their impressive performance and near-perfect timing, a team of Canadians put together the show that capped off another season of the fireworks […]