Archive for July, 2012

Free for BC Day Long Weekend 2012

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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 […]

Slow Food Cycle Farm Tour in Agassiz

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Our local Slow Food chapter, part of an international organization that has built a network of small-scale sustainable farmers, recently hosted a cycle tour of participating farms in Agassiz, BC. Slow Food (as opposed to fast food) is farm-to-table, supporting local growers. We had spent the night at the Harrison Hot Springs Resort, about 90 […]

Honda Celebration of Light Barge Tour 2012

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The Honda Celebration of Light fireworks in English Bay kick off their 2012 season this Saturday, July 28th with a display from Vietnam. I headed out on the annual media tour of the barges this morning, something I have been fortunate enough to experience for the last few years (2010, 2011), to learn more about […]

Tweet The Blues: Burnaby Blues & Roots Festival 2012

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Promoting the upcoming Burnaby Blues & Roots Festival, Jimmy D. Lane has been commissioned to #TweettheBlues this week and today is your last day to have your heartache and sorrow shared with the world through song, over Twitter. Post an update on Twitter (even directly through the TweetTheBlues website) with your worries and troubles, and […]

Jog for the Bog: International Bog Day 2012 at Burns Bog

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International Bog Day began in Scotland in 1991 and is now celebrated every year throughout Northern Europe, Canada, and the USA on the 4th Sunday in July. Our very own Burns Bog has participated for several years and now they’re hosting Jog for the Bog as well. Photo credit: StopThePave on Flickr What A 10km […]