Archive for March, 2011

Top Five Family-Friendly Parks in Vancouver

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The following was contributed to by Jodi McIsaac Martens. One of the best things about raising a family in Vancouver is that our mild climate lets us get out and enjoy nature pretty much year-round. And there is no shortage of places to go! With over 150 parks in the City of Vancouver alone […]

Cures for Kids, Making Magic Show 2011

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Founded by high school student Perri Tutelman in 2009, Cures for Kids is a Vancouver-based organization that raises funds and awareness for Cancer research programs in BC. This month, they will be hosting the second annual Making Magic Show at the River Rock. When she returned from the National Science Fair in 2009, Perri (who […]

Team Hope’s Tip a Wee Dram

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The members of Team Hope, a local group participating in the Ride to Conquer Cancer, will be riding over 265kms from Vancouver to Seattle this June to support the BC Cancer Foundation. This Thursday, March 10th, they’re hosting a whisky-tasting fundraiser called Tip a Wee Dram. Where Croatian Cultural Centre 3250 Commercial Drive, Vancouver When […]

Archives Photos of the Day: Women

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Today is International Women’s Day and in Vancouver, women have played a strong role in developing its history and making sure it moves into the future. The Vancouver Police Museum reminded us on Twitter this morning that Vancouver was the first city in the world to hire women as cops and I wanted to showcase […]

Bon Jovi at Rogers Arena, Win Tickets

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In 1995 I was in France on a school trip and I stayed with a girl who just happened to be the biggest Bon Jovi fanatic that I had met to date. Posters, t-shirts, branded novelty items, and busting out random lyrics at any time of day. Ten years later, I met a remarkable woman […]