Archive for October, 2012

Christmas at Canada Place 2012: Breakfast with Santa

Wednesday, October 31st, 2012 — 12:29pm PDT
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Christmas at Canada Place is right around the corner as the city’s iconic attraction hosts a series of family-friendly events, getting everyone into the holiday spirit. Their most popular event, which sells out almost every year, is Breakfast with Santa presented by Real Canadian Superstore. Breakfast with Santa 2011 – Photo credit: John Bollwitt on […]

Vintage Vancouver Postcards

Wednesday, October 31st, 2012 — 11:39am PDT
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Vancouver has always been a hot tourism destination. From being marketed as the “City of Destiny” to visitors sending postcards around the globe to say: “wish you were here”. I searched the Vancouver Archives and Vancouver Public Library Archives this week to find some old postcards that tourists and locals alike could purchase and send […]

Halloween in Mount Pleasant

Wednesday, October 31st, 2012 — 10:34am PDT
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A few months ago I was invited to speak at the Mount Pleasant Business Area’s AGM and it’s there that I became more familiar with the variety of restaurants, shops, and services that this neighbourhood has to offer. Mount Pleasant BIA’s catchment area spans from 16th Ave to 6th Ave, and Prince Edward to Quebec […]

Safe Harbour Champions Breakfast 2012

Wednesday, October 31st, 2012 — 9:39am PDT
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The 4th annual Safe Harbour Champions Breakfast is taking place on Tuesday, November 6, 2012. Presented by the Affiliation of Multicultural Societies and Services Agencies of BC (“AMSSA”) the breakfast will recognize businesses, offices, and institutions that celebrate contributions to diversity and inclusion. A “Community Organizer Champions Award” will also be handed out for the […]

Blogger Profile: Tairalyn Ciulla

Tuesday, October 30th, 2012 — 2:24pm PDT
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Over the years I have profiled bloggers from the Northwest Territories to the Fraser Valley, anyone that interests me and that I hope will interest you as well. A few years ago I started asking a standard set of questions and I’ve sent these out to a few local bloggers for this week’s series. Click, […]

From the Miss604 Flickr Pool

Tuesday, October 30th, 2012 — 11:19am PDT
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Halloween costumes will adapt under plastic garbage bags this week and candle-lit jack o’lanterns will steam as they get pelted with rain. The soggy weather, with intermittent sunny days that reveal snow-capped local mountains, won’t get us down. Here is my selection of feature photos that have been submitted to the Miss604 Flickr Pool this […]