Archive for October, 2010

Day of the Dead 2010 in Vancouver


Friday, October 29th, 2010 — 11:21am PST
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Day of the Dead or Día de los Muertos is a popular holiday in Mexico that is often celebrated in the United States and Canada — and Vancouver is no exception. This event, usually taking place November 2nd, brings together family members and friends to honor the memories of their loved ones who have passed. […]

Dine Out Vancouver 2011


Friday, October 29th, 2010 — 10:58am PST
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Dine Out is one of the most highly-anticipated events in Vancouver as it gives locals and visitors alike the chance to sample menus from their favourite restaurants or those they have always wanted to try. Its popularity is also due to the prix-fixe menus available at participating locations including 3-course meals for $18, $28, or […]

Delta Grand Okanagan in Kelowna


Friday, October 29th, 2010 — 8:30am PST
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When John and I covered the Western Canadian Music Awards in Kelowna last weekend, we were guests of the Delta Grand Okanagan. The Grand is the largest conference centre and resort hotel in the Okanagan and was recently voted Best Resort/Hotel in the Okanagan by readers of the Georgia Straight in the 2010 “Best of […]

Safe Harbour Champion’s Breakfast 2010


Thursday, October 28th, 2010 — 3:13pm PST
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The British Columbia chapter of Safe Harbour: Respect for All is hosting a special breakfast on Tuesday November 2nd. I was recently invited and will be unable to attend however I thought the information would be worth sharing. You may have seen the Safe Harbour stickers on storefronts or the windows of businesses around town […]

Fall into Market with Liberty Wine Merchants


Thursday, October 28th, 2010 — 11:25am PST
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Throughout the year Liberty Wine Merchants hosts fundraising events featuring delectable sips and nibbles in exceptional settings. Next week is their final event of the year: Fall into Market on Granville Island. Photo credit: John Bollwitt on Flickr Where The Net Loft on Granville Island When Thursday, November 4th from 7:30pm until 9:30pm Tickets Available […]

Metro Vancouver History: Maillardville


Thursday, October 28th, 2010 — 10:13am PST
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At one time it was the largest pocket of Canadian Francophones west of Manitoba and today, Maillardville is historic cultural community in Coquitlam. Notre Dame de Lourdes, 830 Laval Square In 1891 the District of Coquitlam was incorporated and toward the end of the century, Frank Ross and James McLaren opened Fraser Mills, a $350,000 […]

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