Archive for August, 2010

No Smoking in Vancouver Parks or on Beaches

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Photo credit: Jeremy WMon Flickr Come September 1st, smokers will need to butt-out before hanging out in a Vancouver Park or on a City beach. According to the City of Vancouver, “the new policy is part of the Park Board’s commitment to the promotion of a healthy urban environment and support for active living and […]

Cruisin’ for a Cause Day at A&W

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The MS Society of Canada has been active this summer with major events such as the MS Rona Bike Tour. Today they are hosting Cruisin’ for a Cause Day, a tasty campaign that won’t require quite as much physical endurance for participants. Stop by an A&W today and when you purchase a Teen Burger, $1 […]

Western Canada’s Largest Mural in the Downtown Eastside

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Through the Eye of the Raven, Western Canada’s largest mural, was unveiled last week on the side of the Orwell Hotel in the Downtown Eastside. Photo credit: BC Housing on Flickr Through the Eye of the Raven features cultural elements from several First Nations as well as community landmarks such as the iconic red “W” […]

Tourism Vancouver Wins Canadian Tourism Commission Award

Comments 2 by Rebecca Bollwitt

On the last day of the Go Media conference in Toronto awards were presented by the Canadian Tourism Commission in several categories and I was very proud to hear that Tourism Vancouver picked up “Best Online Media Centre”. Photo credit: ecstaticist on Flickr Tourism Vancouver has had many challenges over the last few years including […]

Boat Cruise Party, Win Your Way In

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This Friday No More Strangers, BeatRoute Magazine and will be hosting a boat cruise party around Vancouver on the Abitibi and they have kindly invited a reader to join them. This isn’t your regular dinner and dancing boat cruise however, it has a jam-packed lineup of local dance acts as well as live […]