Archive for May, 2013 Giveaway

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Local online boutique is making a splash in the home decor scene with its collection of designer, Canadian, earth-friendly products ranging from duvet covers and hypoallergenic pillow cases to organic sheets and pet bedding. On the website you can learn how to pick out the perfect pillow, shop by brand, learn the difference between […]

The Merridale Cidery Experience

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A trip to Vancouver Island’s Cowichan Valley isn’t complete without heading over to Cobble Hill and visiting Merridale Estate Cidery. View Larger Map Back in 2000, Janet Docherty and Rick Pipes purchased Merridale and its 20 acres of cider apples from its founder who started it the cidery in 1990. Today, Merridale is a full-experience […]

BC Children’s Hospital Miracle Weekend

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The BC Children’s Hospital Foundation is hosting their 26th annual Miracle Weekend on Global BC from 7:00pm Saturday, June 1st until 5:30pm on Sunday, June 2nd. This two-day celebration showcases the best of the hospital, including patients, families, caregivers, and supporters while raising much-needed funds. Last year, Miracle Weekend raised over $17 million for the […]

Jessie Awards 2013: Nominees

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Nominees for the 31st annual Jessie Richardson Theatre Awards (“The Jessies”) have just been announced and winners will be awarded at a ceremony on Monday, June 24, 2013 at the Commodore Ballroom. The list of nominees reflects a full year of excellence in local theatre, showing appreciation for everything from costume and lighting design to […]

Win Your Way Into The Vancouver SMUT Soiree with Jacob’s Creek

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Toronto culture club The Society Global is hosting Vancouver’s second annual SMUT Soiree with Lainey Gossip on Monday, June 3, 2013 at Villa Amato. This gala evening includes a red carpet experience, the latest news from Lainey Gossip, sips of delicious moscato from the official wine sponsor, Jacob’s Creek, and more. Lainey has confirmed three […]