Archive for April, 2011

April 2011 Events in Metro Vancouver

Comments 10 by Rebecca Bollwitt

Although the month is almost half over, there is still plenty happening around Metro Vancouver as we move into warmer weather and playoff season. The following events have been contributed by readers through my contact form. Photo credit: rbtwhite on Flickr Fundraising events for Japan are all listed over on this post. Thursday, April 14, […]

Cadbury Likes for Bikes

Comments 2 by Rebecca Bollwitt

It was two months ago to the day that I flew 15 hours from Vancouver, to London, then Accra, Ghana in order to take part in the delivery of over 4,000 bicycles with Cadbury. Following a successful virtual campaign called “The Bicycle Factory“, these real bikes were delivered to rural villages in Ghana thanks to […]

Canucks 2011 Playoff Guide

Comments 3 by Rebecca Bollwitt

The Vancouver Canucks are heading into their first round of NHL Stanley Cup playoffs tonight against Chicago. With the entire city alive with excitement (and hungry for revenge against the Blackhawks) there’s a lot to take in so I figured a Canucks Playoff Guide would be in order. Photo credit: Kardboard604 on Flickr Contests There […]

Vaisakhi Vancouver and Surrey 2011

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Vaisakhi Day will be celebrated in Vancouver and Surrey this month with two major parades and surrounding festivals. Photo credit: M-J Milloy on Flickr Vaisakhi marks both the New Year and the anniversary of one of anniversary of one of Sikhism’s most important events, the establishment of Khalsa in 1699 with the first Amrit ceremony […]

BC Travel Tuesday: Week 1 Delta Victoria

Comments 243 by Rebecca Bollwitt

It’s my pleasure to introduce a new series on over the next few weeks, in partnership with, that will promote and support local tourism. backyardbc is a new travel website designed specifically for residents of British Columbia. Essentially a “be a tourist in your own backyard” program, participating hotels & resorts offer residents […]