Archive for September, 2010

Terry Fox Run Locations for 2010

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It’s been 30 years since Terry Fox’s Marathon of Hope changed Canada, and the world, forever. Terry Fox feature on ESPN a few years ago In 1976 a boy living in Port Coquitlam, BC was diagnosed with osteosarcoma, a form of cancer that develops near the knee. His leg would be amputated and he would […]

IMC 2010 Keynote with Guy Kawasaki, Win Tickets

Comments 49 by Rebecca Bollwitt

The annual Internet Marketing Conference is happening in Vancouver next week featuring keynote speaker, Guy Kawasaki. I liveblogged several sessions at the IMC in 2008 and found that they were a great group of people who recognized the importance of social media in today’s marketing landscape. Photo credit: nrkbeta on Flickr The two-day conference at […]

Sports Day at the Richmond Olympic Oval This Weekend

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Sports Day in Canada is this Saturday, September 18th and across the nation everyone is invited to participate in a community sporting event. The Canadian Paralympic Committee will be setting up shop at the Richmond Olympic Oval from 11:00am until 2:00pm in case you would like to come and try out some paralympic sports. Photo […]

Metro Vancouver Park Series: Renfrew Ravine

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Wanting to add a few parks to my series this fall, I sent out a Tweet yesterday asking for some recommendations. @JDLaidlaw responded, “@Miss604 Have you ever been out to Renfrew Ravine? Pretty awesome and they have a lantern festival coming up!” Having never ever heard of the Renfrew Ravine, I thought it would be […]

Magique Fall Fashion Affair, Win Tickets

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Although the Lower Mainland’s evergreens do not transform into multicoloured groves like they do back East, autumn in this region is still pretty beautiful. It’s a time to dust off the rain boots and pull all your soft sweaters from summer storage as you head out for a walk around Stanley Park with a piping […]