Archive for October, 2010

Western Canadian Music Awards 2010

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Last night the Western Canadian Music Awards were handed out at the Kelowna Community Theatre, wrapping up this year’s BreakOut West music festival and conference. The awards celebrate and recognize achievements in Canadian music for artists based between Manitoba and BC, including the Northwest Territories and the Yukon. The event went quickly with over twenty […]

Vancouver Haunted Houses: Barclay Manor

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Barclay Heritage Square is probably my favourite urban oasis in Vancouver’s West End and this year its centrepiece, Barclay Manor, is also a haunted house. The haunted house tour runs Friday October 29th from 7:00pm to 9:00pm and Saturday October 30th from 6:00pm to 8:00pm. Admission is $3 per person or $10 for a family […]

Help us Find the BCAA Booster Guy or Gal

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BCAA and the Vancouver Canucks are still looking for their super fan to attend every Canucks game (for free) this season. They’re on the hunt for this town’s biggest hockey nut who can: Start the wave Dance poorly but awesomely Smile nice for the scoreboard camera Feel comfortable with semi-fame If you think you know […]

Surrey Archives Fall Program

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Although the City of Surrey’s slogan is “The Future Lives Here” it’s also home to plenty of history. Incorporated seven years before Vancouver, and sitting at about three times the size in terms of area, there’s much that can be learned from looking at Whalley, Cloverdale, Guildford, Fleetwood, Newton and South Surrey. As such, the […]

Sturgeon Fishing on the Fraser River in Harrison

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My only other official fishing trip was about a year ago at Sonora Resort and while I didn’t catch a thing, it was a fun morning out on the water. Looking forward to exploring Harrison Lake, its river, and venturing down to the Fraser River, I began yesterday’s fishing excursion with my group at the […]