Archive for September, 2011

Terry Fox Run Locations 2011

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It was on this day in 1980 that Terry Fox was forced to end his Marathon of Hope as he succumbed to the cancer that eventually took his life. After 143 days and 5,373kms, his journey ended just outside Thunder Bay… and that’s when the rest of Canada picked up the run where he left […]

Avril Lavigne in Vancouver

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Avril Lavigne will be bringing her Black Star tour to Rogers Arena in Vancouver next month. Performing on stage since the age of 15, the complicated Canadian rocker released Goodbye Lullaby early in 2011 and is currently working on her fifth studio album. At 26, she’s sold millions of albums worldwide, performed at the Vancouver […]

Archives Photos of the Day: Surrey

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Today’s historic photo collection comes from the Surrey Archives and features early scenes of our province’s largest city (by area), largest school district, and second largest city (by population). Although Surrey didn’t receive “city” status until 1993, the municipality was formed in 1879. Left: 1910 – Ocean Park. Archives# 180.4.04 Right: 1958 – Crescent Beach. […]