Archive for August, 2010

Archives Photo of the Day: August 23, 2010

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Since the PNE is in full swing this week, today’s archives photo is one of the fair’s lost buildings (and one of the most unique I’ve seen). The “Women’s Building” at the Vancouver Exhibition (now the PNE). Located on the Hastings fair grounds, this was originally called the Industrial Building in 1910. Year: 1918 Photographer: […]

Morning Photowalk in Toronto

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I am currently in Toronto for GoMedia. This will have me spending time with tourism bodies and resort properties tomorrow and Wednesday in the hopes of sorting out local travel stories and great Canadian adventures. As a part of the conference, media have been invited on an assortment of tours around Toronto. This morning’s selections […]

Michael Ford Photography, Win a Family Photoshoot

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I was recently approached by Michael Ford Photography to run offer a promotion and run a contest for a family portrait session. Since it’s just John and me at home I thought I would see if they would be able to give my sister (with her family of seven) a session in order to document […]

Park(ing) Day, Vancouver Public Spaces Network

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The Vancouver Public Spaces Network is bringing a global event to our city September 17th. “Park(ing) Day is a annual open-source global event where citizens, artists and activists collaborate to temporarily transform metered parking spaces into “Park(ing)” spaces: temporary public places.” Photo credit: Laughing Squid on Flickr The VPSN is hoping to get many people […]

Vedder River Photowalk

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The other day, fresh out of ideas for activities, we explored the Vedder River Rotary Trail in Chilliwack. This 15km network of gravel pathways for walking and biking is a vibrant farm-country oasis. With tributary ponds and creeks, this is a natural Sockeye and Coho salmon habitat and home to make other little creatures and […]