Archive for June, 2012

July Events in Metro Vancouver 2012


Saturday, June 30th, 2012 — 1:37pm PST
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We didn’t see much sunshine in June but there have been a few glorious days so far this summer. I’m still fixated on the belief that the rain leads to even greener grass and floral blooms on those sparkling sunny days. Whether you’re staying around town or heading up the Sea to Sky, I have […]

Geroy Simon New CFL Record Holder For Receiving Yards


Friday, June 29th, 2012 — 10:26pm PST
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Geroy Simon of the BC Lions broke the CFL’s record for receiving yards tonight at BC Place. Photo credit: John Bollwitt Simon caught a 56 yard pass from Travis Lulay to knock his total up to 940 receptions, 15,192 yards — beating Milt Stegall’s previous record. From TSN: “Simon achieved the feat in the same […]

Canada Day at Canada Place 2012: Special Features


Friday, June 29th, 2012 — 11:39am PST
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Canada Place is hosting one of the nation’s biggest birthday bashes this Sunday, spanning from the iconic sails of Convention Centre East to the grassy fields of Harbour Green Park. Photo credit: John Biehler on Flickr There will be dozens of free activities and entertainment to enjoy but here are some of new additions and […]

Surrey Beer Club Launch


Friday, June 29th, 2012 — 10:19am PST
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Part craft beer tasting, part fundraiser, Surrey Beer Club comes to life this August. What A free beer tasting and fundraising event for the Surrey Memorial Hospital Foundation. Tariq Kahn, the Brewmaster at Big Ridge Brewing and Tony Dewald, the Brewmaster at Dead Frog, will have casks at the ready. Where Big Ridge Brewing at […]

Free Dancing at Robson Square 2012


Thursday, June 28th, 2012 — 6:41pm PST
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On a warm summer night out downtown, amidst blaming sirens, buskers’ beats, and the chatter of crowds on Robson, you will hear music in the distance. It will emanate from the domes that cover Robson Square and curious, you will follow your ears to the source. Aromas of hot dog carts and tantalizing food trucks […]

VISA Cottage Getaway & Tim Hortons Prize Pack


Thursday, June 28th, 2012 — 2:24pm PST
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VISA and Tim Hortons have recently announced that you can now pay for your coffee, baked goods, Iced Capps and more using your VISA or pre-paid VISA card in Canada. To celebrate this union, they’re running a contest for the ultimate cottage getaway. You’re automatically entered anytime you use your VISA at Tim Hortons between […]

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