Archive for April, 2013

Vancouver History: Photographer Stanley Triggs

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Browsing the Vancouver Public Library Archives I came across another photographer with an extensive collection of local, historical photos. Stanley Triggs produced portraits, street photography, and captured some downtown Vancouver scenes that I had never come across before. He’s the former curator of the Notman Photographic Archives and was born in Nelson, BC in 1928. […]

Jeans Day 2013: BC Children’s Hospital Foundation

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Jeans Day, an initiative of the BC Children’s Hospital Foundation, is coming up on Thursday, April 25, 2013. It’s an easy way for your school or workplace to support the cause and it adds a fun element especially if a formal dress code or a uniform is the usual attire. To participate, you can register […]

Vancouver Craft Beer Week 2013

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Vancouver Craft Beer Week (“VCBW”) returns for the fourth year May 31 to June 8, 2013 with over 60 participating breweries and 30 venues celebrating craft beer for 9 days straight. Tickets were recently released and events are already selling out – within hours. If you’re planning on checking out the Vancouver Craft Beer Week […]

Harrison Hot Springs Resort Girlfriends Spa Getaway Giveaway

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Harrison Hot Springs Resort is the ultimate destination for a weekend getaway, located just 90 minutes from downtown Vancouver. Its sandy beaches along Harrison Lake, mountain views, farm-gate shopping, and hot spring pools are just the ticket for melting away the stresses of city life. Photo courtesy of Harrison Hot Springs Resort. The resort itself […]

Call2Recycle TipZone Battery Recycling at Science World

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Earth Day is today but you can celebrate on Wednesday, April 24, 2013 with Call2Recycle as they host a one-of-a-kind battery drive featuring a specially constructed, full-size battery scale — TipZone. They’ll be joined by BC Lion’s quarterback Travis Lulay and Leo the Lion at Science World from 10:00am to 11:00am for the launch Science […]