Archive for November, 2010

604Republic T-Shirt and Hoodies

Tuesday, November 30th, 2010 — 1:30pm PDT
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With a name like 604Republic, this company instantly caught my eye. Their main goal is to create unique designs for t-shirts and hoodies — which is pretty much the unofficial uniform of anyone who lives on the West Coast. Photo credit: John Bollwitt on Flickr I’ve had my Soulsurfing Hoodie for a few weeks now […]

Afternoon Tea at the Fairmont Empress in Victoria

Tuesday, November 30th, 2010 — 11:10am PDT
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For nearly one hundred years the Fairmont Empress Hotel in Victoria has been a regal monument of elegance and luxury. The most popular activity at the historic hotel would have to be its world-famous Afternoon Tea, enjoyed by tourists, locals, globetrotters and celebrities alike. Thanks to an invitation to tea by the Empress on Twitter, […]

CBC’s Hyundai Hockey Nation Clinics

Tuesday, November 30th, 2010 — 9:30am PDT
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This weekend CBC’s Hyundai Hockey Nation will host a series of clinics at the Pacific Coliseum in Vancouver and in Langley. Aimed teaching tips, tricks, and skill development, these programs pair children from local hockey teams with NHL veterans and Stanley Cup champions. Stops on the tour so far include Vancouver this weekend, Calgary, Edmonton, […]

Whistler Weekend Getaway Giveaway

Monday, November 29th, 2010 — 1:45pm PDT
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I recently spent a weekend in Whistler exploring what the village, valleys, and peaks have to offer at the beginning of the winter season. It’s the right time of year to travel up the Sea to Sky as roads are clear but the dazzling coastal scenery is washed in white. To help you beat the […]

Behind the Scenes at the Westin Whistler

Monday, November 29th, 2010 — 11:49am PDT
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Last Saturday the Westin Whistler hosted the annual Indulge Gala, benefitting the Whistler Health Foundation. Through a special arrangement, John and I were given a behind the scenes tour of gala preparations by Executive Chef Brad Cumming. Chef Cumming paired up with chefs from four other Westins including Chef JP Fillion from the Westin Grand, […]

Woodward’s Christmas Windows Return

Monday, November 29th, 2010 — 11:02am PDT
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Christmas at Canada Place is expanding this year as it presents a walking tour of downtown featuring the iconic Woodward’s Window displays. These portals of Christmases past will be set around the downtown core including an installation at the new Woodward’s building. 1900s Woodward’s. Vancouver Archives Item# CVA 677-611. Photographer: Philip T Timms. The campaign […]