Archive for September, 2013

Blogger Profile: Deidre Tansey

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Over the years I have profiled bloggers from the Northwest Territories to the Fraser Valley, anyone that interests me and that I hope will interest you as well. A few years ago I started asking a standard set of questions and this week I reached out to a former teacher of mine who is making […]

SPES Saturday: Exploring Stanley Park

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This post has been contributed by Julie Sims M.Sc., Volunteer Coordinator & Nature House Interpreter with the Stanley Park Ecology Society (“SPES”). I have been following SPES since I moved into the West End almost eight years ago and I recently became a member. I wanted to offer the team an opportunity to share their […]

Archive Photos of the Day: Hats

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In honour of Vancouver Fashion Week, which is coming up September 16th to September 21st, I have scoured the Vancouver Public Library and City of Vancouver Archives for photos of fashions of yore. Today’s “Archive Photos of the Day” theme is Hats: 1900s: Granville Street. Archives# CVA 1376-724. Phorographer: Philip T. Timms & Actress signed […]

Agassiz Fall Fair and Corn Festival 2013

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The Agassiz Fall Fair and Corn Festival is happening this weekend out in the Fraser Valley, celebrating the best of what the season has to offer. This is the 109th Fall Fair and 65th Corn Festival in Agassiz, an amazing tradition of family fun, entertainment, 4-H exhibits, corn husking, educational displays, and much more. Friday […]

Things to do in Vancouver This Weekend

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Record temperatures coupled with pumpkin spice lattés and falling leaves — welcome to late summer in Vancouver! From the tomato festival to crafts and open houses, there’s plenty to do around town this weekend. Last week’s trial run of this abbreviated event list seemed to be a success so I’ll publish another “Things To Do […]