Archive for May, 2011

YWCA Women of Distinction Awards 2011: Live Blog

Tuesday, May 31st, 2011 — 5:14pm PDT
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The YWCA’s Women of Distinction Awards take place tonight at the Westin Bayshore as executives, innovators, and industry leaders from around our province gather to be honoured. I am proud once again to be the Social Media Sponsor of the awards and with that comes a live blog of the ceremonies tonight (as I did […]

BC Travel Tuesday: Week 8 Hotel Grand Pacific Victoria

Tuesday, May 31st, 2011 — 4:25pm PDT
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A bit late on the BC Travel Tuesday entry today but it’s another great getaway, to a familiar location. In case you’re just tuning into the series, we’re now 8 weeks into the 12 week series that is showcasing some of BC’s best accommodations and destinations. backyardbc is a new travel website designed specifically for […]

Watch the Stanley Cup Finals Outside

Tuesday, May 31st, 2011 — 10:50am PDT
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Throughout the Stanley Cup Playoffs, Vancouver Canucks fans have gathered in living rooms, pubs, restaurants, and public spaces to view the action on the ice. While there was a bit of a push for City of Vancouver to open up Rogers Arena during away games (tickets for that will be available this week), I really […]

SIFE Dream Auction 2011

Tuesday, May 31st, 2011 — 9:50am PDT
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Photo credit: SIFE Simon Fraser Organized by Students In Free Enterprise (SIFE) at Simon Fraser University, the Dream Auction supports Canuck Place Children’s Hospice by way of an entertaining and charitable evening, which has been coinciding with the playoffs since 1997. This year guests can bid on signed Canucks merchandise such as a limited edition […]

Metro Vancouver Lakes

Monday, May 30th, 2011 — 3:42pm PDT
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This weekend I posted a photo on Twitter of a lake in Surrey (Green Timbers) and after several people asked me where it was located, I decided it was time to highlight some of Metro Vancouver’s lakes in a post. These urban watering holes provide recreation options for the whole family. There aren’t many suited […]

Fly Zone Bodyflight Experience

Monday, May 30th, 2011 — 1:25pm PDT
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I’ve been fortunate enough to be able to experience some amazing adventures and stunts, like rappelling down a 20-storey building or ziplining) and now I can now add “vertical wind tunnel skydiving simulator” to the list. Last Friday I grabbed John Biehler and we headed out to the Flyzone Bodyflight in Delta, along the Fraser […]