Archive for May, 2013

Playland Family Pass Giveaway

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Playland was once known at Happyland when it was part of the Vancouver Exhibition almost 100 years ago. Since that time, it has brought smiles and laughter to millions through midway games, attractions, and rides. It’s now open for the season with two new rides along with family favourites. 1929: Entrance gate to Happyland on […]

Vancouver Outdoor Pools Open for 2013

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Vancouver’s outdoor pools open this weekend for the season, serving up refreshing summer fun and swimming lessons in our communities. The best part about Vancouver Park Board outdoor pools is that they are heated and they have one-of-a-kind seaside locations. Photo credit: colink. on Flickr Opening Saturday, May 18, 2013: Kitsilano Pool; Second Beach Pool […]

Fair in the Square 2013

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Victory Square Park will be the site of a free, family-friendly community festival as it Central City Foundation hosts Fair in the Square next weekend. Celebrate your neighbours in the inner city, from dozens of social enterprises, artists and community organizations to terrific local bands and musical artists, who will donate their talents to entertain […]

Shaw Gateway HDPVR Giveaway

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Disclosure: Review — Our Shaw Gateway HDPVR trial is courtesy of Shaw and I have been compensated by way of advertising on my site. I retain editorial control on all content, views are my own. Please review the Policy & Disclosure section for further information.

The beauty of television these days is that you can view your favourite shows live (and participate in chats about what’s happening using a Twitter tag) or they can be available and waiting whenever it’s convenient for you to watch them. John and I are currently trying out Shaw’s new Shaw Gateway Whole Home HDPVR […]

YWCA Women of Distinction Awards: Connecting the Community 2013

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The nominees for the YWCA Women of Distinction Awards have been announced and the ceremony is officially sold out but there’s still time left to vote in the Connecting the Community award. Every nominee is eligible for this award which is tabulated by way of a public online vote. The nominee with the most votes […]