Archive for November, 2011

VISA Perks Holiday Giveaway

Comments 372 by Rebecca Bollwitt

VISA has launched VISA Perks, a new Canadian e-shop for the holidays. Their goal is to engage with those who are doing their holiday shopping online while offering deals with merchants (like 15% off at Birks, 25% off at Adidas, and more). Photo credit: freefotouk on Flickr Over the last ten years I’ve mostly shopped […]

History Tidbits: Grey Cup in Vancouver

Comments 1 by Rebecca Bollwitt

They 99th Grey Cup Championship is coming to Vancouver at the end of this week with a parade, festival, and final game in which our BC Lions are participating. The Lions had a bumpy start to their season at Empire Field but moved into their renovated home at BC Place and stormed up the ranks […]

UGM Donor Matching Campaign

Comments 3 by Rebecca Bollwitt

There’s just over 4 days, 1 hour, and 15 minutes left to make your holiday donation to the Union Gospel Mission and have it doubled by a generous donor. The UGM serves the Lower Mainland and provides programming, drop-in centre support, meals, education, and more to help individuals overcome poverty, homelessness and addiction in our […]

Canyon Lights at Capilano Suspension Bridge 2011

Comments 226 by Rebecca Bollwitt

Capilano Suspension Bridge is once again hosting Canyon Lights, a holiday winter wonderland nestled in a North Shore forest. Families can stroll past light displays, take a walk across the world-famous bridge, and check out treetop adventures that await in the snow. Photo courtesy Capilano Suspension Bridge Over 250,000 Canyon Lights will be up from […]

Adopt-a-School with Vancouver Sun Children’s Fund

Comments 2 by Rebecca Bollwitt

The Vancouver Sun Kids Fund has launched a holiday Adopt-a-School program. Sponsors (those who donate) will be supporting school in the Lower Mainland through donations. Every dollar raised will be matched the the Vancouver Sun Children’s Fund. As a sponsor, your donations will fund areas of need in each of the participating schools. You can […]