Archive for June, 2013

We Heart Local Awards 2013

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Celebrating local food and agriculture around the beautiful province of British Columbia, the brand new We (Heart) Local Awards is a new popular choice awards program. The We Heart Local Awards will recognize key players throughout the industry through a nomination process followed by a public vote. How it Works Nominations will be open July […]

Jessie Awards 2013: Ceremony

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Tonight the Vancouver theatre industry will gather at the Commodore Ballroom to celebrate the 31st Annual Jessie Richardson Theatre Awards (the “Jessie Awards” or “Jessies”). Nominees were announced in May and awards will be handed out in over 30 categories. Tickets for the Jessies are still available for $29.75 (plus service charges) through Ticketmaster online […]

Canadian Red Cross Response For The Alberta Floods

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Southern Alberta has been devastated by floods and rising river waters over the last week leaving the City of Calgary, and many surrounding areas, in a state of emergency. Most significant is a large amount of rainfall — up to 200 millimetres in some places. Add in ground that is already saturated because of some […]

Visiting Mount St. Helens

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It’s one of those moments in the life of a Pacific Northwest resident that everyone remembers — where they were, what they heard, what they thought it was. I was only a few months old when Mount St. Helens erupted on May 18, 1980 but from 500km away, people (like my mother) recall hearing the […]

Canada Day at Canada Place 2013: Your Face at Canada Place Mural

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Canada day at Canada Place will host a full day of celebrations on the shores of Downtown Vancouver on July 1st, from the Canada Day Parade to concerts, performances, and attractions. The city will be hopping all the way from the iconic sails down to Harbour Green Park and whether you can make it out […]