Archive for July, 2012

BC Travel Tuesday Week 2: Beach Club Resort Parksville

Tuesday, July 31st, 2012 — 1:09pm PDT
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BC Travel Tuesday has returned this summer as I partner up once again with Backyard BC to highlight properties and destinations around the province. We have six weeks of contests which means six difference getaway packages for BC hotels are up for grabs. Featuring a variety of hotels and resorts located throughout the province, Backyard […]

Vancouver History: Percy Williams

Tuesday, July 31st, 2012 — 11:17am PDT
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It has been 84 years since Percy Williams of East Vancouver won two gold medals in track and field at the Amsterdam Olympics — a feat that has never been repeated by a Canadian. 1928 – Archives item# CVA 99-3631 & CVA 99-3638. Photographer: Stuart Thomson. As part of the King Edward High School track […]

August Events in Metro Vancouver 2012

Tuesday, July 31st, 2012 — 9:49am PDT
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They say you can’t have a rainbow without rain and thanks to our soggy start to summer, we’re being rewarded with a scorching August. Free events, festivals, family fun, and much more are in store this month as it kicks off with a holiday weekend, filled with pride: Photo credit: Mark Faviell Photos on Flickr […]

BC Sports Hall of Fame & Vancouver Canadians: First Pitch & Ticket Giveaway

Monday, July 30th, 2012 — 1:44pm PDT
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The BC Sports Hall of Fame has teamed up with the Vancouver Canadians once again this summer to honor the past and inspire the future. The BC Sports Hall of Fame re-opened last fall in BC Place and you can visit daily from 10:00am to 5:00pm. Save your ticket stub from a Vancouver Canadians, BC […]

Vancouver Icons: White Rock Pier

Monday, July 30th, 2012 — 10:49am PDT
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Growing up in Surrey, our beach options were abundant. We could head to one of Vancouver’s beaches, a Stanley Park beach, a lake beach at White Pine or Buntzen, Belcarra, or stay closer to home at Crescent Beach or White Rock. Crescent Beach or White Rock often won out. Strolls along the promenade, fish and […]

Free for BC Day Long Weekend 2012

Monday, July 30th, 2012 — 10:05am PDT
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The BC Day long weekend is coming up and local attractions are getting in the spirit of celebrating our province. Here are just few things you can do for free from August 3rd to August 6th, 2012: Photo credit: John Bollwitt on Flickr Wooden Coaster at Playland PNE Playland announced that they will be offered […]