Archive for November, 2010

Vancouver Art Gallery Christmas Tree Lighting 2010

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The giant 50-foot Christmas tree returns to the lawn of the Vancouver Art Gallery starting with a lighting ceremony on December 2nd. The tree, which is the largest of its kind in Western Canada, is installed each year by AMACON who also uses the opportunity to donate funds their consultants, contractors, and contacts have raised […]

It’s a Wonderful Life at The Arts Club, Win Tickets

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The Arts Club is presenting three holiday shows this season including the return of It’s a Wonderful Life at the Granville Island Stage, on now until January 2nd, 2011. Photo credit: David Cooper for The Arts Club I saw this production in 2008 and it was as charming as the old black and white film […]

Silk Road Tea in Victoria

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During my stay in Victoria with Keira we were booked to to a tea workshop at Silk Road Tea in Chinatown. Recently expanded along Government Street Silk Road is a tea shop, tasting room, and spa rolled into one. Upon entering we were greeted with samples of their Westcoast Peppermint and were surrounded by infusers, […]

Archives Photos of the Day: Snow Days

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The North Shore mountains hide, shrouded in a grey cloud of flurries as I look out over an un-touched blanket of snow covering the West End. This morning’s snow in Metro Vancouver is still cascading from the skies as many have taken to staying indoors and bundling up. Growing up in Surrey we used to […]

Tourism Surrey’s Holiday 2010 Photo Adventure

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Tourism Surrey is promoting their many holiday activities this season by hosting a photo contest. When you visit one of their “Top Ten” suggested destinations (listed below) be sure to snap a photo and upload it for your chance to win a prize.