Archive for July, 2012

CanadaFest at Canada Place

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Canada Place is set to host its first ever CanadaFest during the BC Day long weekend. Celebrating all things Canada, BC, and the Queen’s Diamond Jubilee, it’s our city’s latest free festival that will be filed with food, music and activities for the family. Photo credit: John Biehler on Flickr What CanadaFest When Saturday, August […]

BC Travel Tuesday Week 1: The Inn at Laurel Point

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The BC Travel Tuesday series is returning this summer as I once again partner with Backyard BC to highlight hotels and destinations around the province. I will feature a weekly giveaway to 6 different properties for the next 6 Tuesdays in a row and Backyard BC will host a grand prize giveaway where you can […]

Archives Photos of the Day: Parades

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Coming up with a theme for my weekly photo collection from the Vancouver Archives can be a challenge, especially when I realize that I’ve already published about 70 collections. I’ve featured old timey Beach Scenes, Picnics, Grouse Mountain, Bikes, Ice Cream, Summer Scenes, and Amusements. What left to represent summmer in Vancouver? With Pride Week […]

Honda Celebration of Light 2012: Road Closures, Best Viewing, Transit, Photo Contest

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The Honda Celebration of Light will paint the skies over English Bay starting this weekend as hundreds of thousands take to balconies, roof tops, benches, and beaches to catch the spectacle on July 28th, August 1st, and August 4th. Mobile Application For the first time the Honda Celebration of Light has released a mobile application, […]

Klahowya Village at Stanley Park for Summer 2012: Win Spirit Catcher Train Tickets

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Klahowya Village in Stanley Park has returned for the summer with the Spirit Catcher Train (telling the legend of Sasquatch), ceremonies, artisans marketplace, cultural performances, and more. Open daily from 11:00am to 4:00pm until September 3rd, it’s a great family activity rain or shine. Admission to the village is free for everyone and under the […]