Archive for December, 2010

Holiday Events in the Fraser Valley

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The following post was contributed by Kristi Ferguson of Fraser Valley Pulse. The holiday season has offered plenty of fun out here in the Fraser Valley. The Nutcracker in Surrey, Disney on Ice in Abbotsford, Dickens Sweet Shop Christmas Village in Chilliwack and lots more…but it’s not over yet! Over the next couple of weeks […]

Granville Island Public Market Food Bank Drive

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As a part of the 2nd Annual Granville Island Public Market Food Bank Drive the Granville Island Day Vendors Association (GIDVA) will be collecting non-perishable food items and cash in the Public Market on behalf of the Greater Vancouver Food Bank Society until January 9, 2011. The wish-list for food items includes: canned meat/fish, peanut […]

Shopping in Richmond, Win a $250 Gift Card

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While shopping malls are quite the hot spots for holiday gift buying, sometimes you can find some real gems at local shops, boutiques, and markets. Tourism Richmond wants to remind everyone that they can Shop Richmond easily thanks to the Canada Line and a wide array of retail destinations in various neighbourhoods. View Shop Richmond […]

Ugly Sweater Tweetup in Vancouver

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It’s time to bust out your knitted reindeer pullover (with sequined Rudolph nose) for the Ugly Sweater Tweetup happening this week. Photo credit: Daniel Slaughter, Kables, ramseymohsen on Flickr The tweetup will take place at the Robson Square Ice Rink (under Robson between Hornby and Howe) on Wednesday, December 15th from 4:30pm until 6:00pm. Be […]

12 Days of the Canadian Mint Giveaway in Vancouver

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Last month the Canadian Mint opened a boutique on Granville Street. Following the pavilion’s success during the Vancouver 2010 Olympic and Paralympic Games, their coins and collectibles are available for browsing and purchase until February, 2011.  I have exclusively partnered with the Mint for a special contest running today until Christmas Eve. Each day a […]