Archive for October, 2011

Delta Difference: Win a Stay at Any Delta

Monday, October 31st, 2011 — 2:30pm PDT
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Delta Hotels is currently hosting a contest called The Delta Difference and they would like to hear about your experiences with them. Through their Facebook page, you can submit your entry until November 24, 2011. The winner will receive a $1,295 grand prize package that includes a three-night stay at a Delta, a room upgrade, […]

Jaeger Mah: Airport Living for 80 Days

Monday, October 31st, 2011 — 1:10pm PDT
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Jaeger Mah is 76 days into his 80 day stay at the Vancouver International Airport (“YVR”). During the summer he won the Live @ YVR contest to become a live-in reporter at the terminal and has stayed on Sea Island ever since. “I can officially check three items off my bucket list: 1) Feed a […]

Kayaking with Salmon on the Columbia River

Monday, October 31st, 2011 — 11:05am PDT
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During my recent trip the Fairmont Hot Springs, BC, I had the chance to kayak on the Columbia River during the annual chinook salmon run in early October. Instead of taking a lot of photos above the water…I dipped my camera under the kayak to give you a unique view of the activity happening underwater […]

Archives Photos of the Day: Costumes

Monday, October 31st, 2011 — 10:45am PDT
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It’s a happy Halloween in Vancouver as I watch robots, Lego men, Sailor Moon, and plenty of pirates walk by this morning. I thought it would be fun to check out what Vancouverites did for this haunting occasion in the past but I was unable to find many results for “Halloween” during my research but […]

Get Warm Project

Sunday, October 30th, 2011 — 12:56pm PDT
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Back in 2008 locals organized themselves through Twitter, emptied their closets, and formed an impromptu warm clothing drive called “Tweetup Heatup“. Many saw the snow and frost around them and instantly thought of those on our streets, out in the cold. The forecast is calling for our coldest winter in 20 years and once again […]

Catching Up With Raffi & Layton’s Letter to the Nation

Friday, October 28th, 2011 — 3:41pm PDT
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I’m a “Beluga Grad” as Raffi called me — a person in my generation who grew up with the “Baby Beluga” album (although I’m more partial to “Down by the Bay and “Shake My Sillies Out”). We’d put Raffi records on before we danced around or as we were being tucked into bed at night. […]