Archive for June, 2011

Celebration of Light Bleacher Contest 2

Wednesday, June 29th, 2011 — 6:15pm PDT
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The Celebration of Light fireworks in English Bay are taking place July 30th, August 3rd, and August 6th. This year, you can catch the dazzling offshore display of pyrotechnics from reserved bleacher seating and I’ve already given away a pair of tickets for the first show July 30th when China will light up the skies. […]

Social Media Day 2011

Wednesday, June 29th, 2011 — 9:52am PDT
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Social Media Day 2011 takes place June 30th in over 1380 communities around the world. Each of these communities has planned a meetup where people will get together to celebrate social networking, its technology and the connections it has made. Pete Cashmore (@Mashable) & City of Vancouver’s Andrea Reimer with the “Social Media Day in […]

KidSport and Triple O’s Campaign

Tuesday, June 28th, 2011 — 11:41am PDT
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Triple O’s, makers of some of BC’s best burgers on the go, is supporting KidSport BC this month through an in-store and online campaign. Photo courtesy Triple O’s on Facebook From June 20 to July 3, the public will be able to contribute to their local KidSport chapter when ordering off the Triple O’s menu […]

Canada Day 2011 Burnaby, New Westminster, North Vancouver, Richmond, Tri-Cities, West Vancouver

Tuesday, June 28th, 2011 — 11:24am PDT
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Everyone is welcome at Vancouver’s Canada Day on the waterfront at Canada Place however if you’re looking for something local, there are a few other locations where you can celebrate Canada’s 144th birthday. Burnaby Head to the Burnaby Village Museum for carousel rides, Vaudeville performances, dancers, artists, and more. Fort Langley All of Fort Langley […]

Parks Canada 100: Parks Day Vancouver 2011

Monday, June 27th, 2011 — 4:37pm PDT
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Parks Canada is turning 100 years old and to celebrate, they’re hosting celebrations in cities across the nation. Vancouver’s Parks Day party will take place July 16th at Brockton Point in Stanley Park (where you can catch Vancouver 125’s Summer Live just a few weeks before). Pacific Rim National Park. Photo credit: pat_ong on Flickr […]

Summer Fun in the Tri-Cities

Sunday, June 26th, 2011 — 2:10pm PDT
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The following is a guest post contributed by Amber Strocel from and If you don’t come from the Tri-Cities, you might not know that the term refers to Coquitlam, Port Coquitlam and Port Moody – plus Anmore and Belcarra. So, yes, there are actually five municipalities in the Tri-Cities, but “Tri-Cities and Bi-Villages” […]