Archive for August, 2010

From the Miss604 Flickr Pool

Comments 4 by Rebecca Bollwitt

After brunch with friends, a 4-hour walk in the park yesterday and 2 hours of kayaking I feel like the poster girl for a West Coast summer. We’ve already had such a fantastic summer in Vancouver and this past week was no exception. From zombie walks to festivals and classic city scenes, if the following […]

Buses Return to Granville Street This September

Comments 6 by Rebecca Bollwitt

As of September 7th, trolley buses will be returning to their Granville Street routes that have been inactive for almost half a decade. Photo credit: Roland on Flickr The affected bus routes are: 4, 6, 7, 10, 15, 16, 17, 20, and 50 [download a PDF map here]. Note, the 5 will continue to be […]

Fair Trade Soccer Match in Surrey

Comments 2 by Rebecca Bollwitt

This weekend the Vancouver Whitecaps are participating in a “Fair Trade Soccer Match” in Surrey alongside local refugee youths from the Surrey Food Bank and the Whalley Soccer Association all-stars. Photo credit: jbelluch on Flickr When: Saturday August 28, 2010, opening ceremony 2:15pm with the game starting at 2:30pm (40-minute halves). Where: Tom Binnie Park […]

Olympic Banners on Sale Now

Comments 2 by Rebecca Bollwitt

The banners that lined the streets and bridges of Vancouver during the 2010 Olympic and Paralympic Games are now up for sale. Photo credit: Michael Francis McCarthy A few months ago there was an application process for local non-profits to register so that they could benefit from the sale of these items. You can now […]

Great Canadian Shoreline Cleanup 2010

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The Great Canadian Shoreline Cleanup, led by the Vancouver Aquarium, takes place this September on beaches and waterfronts across Canada. Sign up to volunteer to cover a stretch of beach in the Vancouver area or lead your own cleanup campaign if a location you see an open location yet to be covered. You can host […]