Archive for June, 2013

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 […]

Surrey Doors Open 2013: Featured Attractions

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The second annual Surrey Door Open initiative invites the public to explore local attractions, venues, facilities, historic landmarks, and parks with self-guided tours and free admission all day on Saturday, June 22, 2013. About Doors Open The inspiration for Surrey’s Doors Open stems from origins in France where the first Doors Open event (La Journée […]

Keurig MINI Plus Brewing System Giveaway

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While I love a crisp, drizzly Vancouver morning sometimes it takes all of my might to slide out of bed and walk over to my computer, never mind running downstairs and down the block for a hot cup of coffee. Having a brewing system in-house is definitely handy. We have a Keurig system (that does […]

Summer 2013: Free Dance Events at Robson Square

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Thanks to Salsa Vancouver and DanceSport BC, free dance events return to Robson Square this summer. You can learn to salsa and waltz on hot summer nights or show off your seasoned moves. You don’t need to have experience or even a partner although these events are a perfect compliment to a date night in […]