Archive for March, 2014

Things to do in Vancouver This Weekend

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The Vancouver Cherry Blossom Festival kicks off this week starting with Sunday’s Sakura Night Gala. Around the city this weekend there are also plenty of movies, shows, entertainment and shopping opportunities to keep you busy. Things to do in Vancouver This Weekend Photo credit: Patricia Meyer on Flickr Friday, March 28, 2014 Sponsored by Miss604: […]

14 Photos of Vancouver in the 70s

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Vancouver Whitecaps FC are celebrating 40 years of Whitecaps soccer in this city, promoting previous team members, traditions, and the beloved “White is the Colour” chant, heard best when coming from a record player. In honour of this anniversary, I have put together a collection of Vancouver photos from May-August of 1974, when the Whitecaps […]

Vancouver Awards of Excellence

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Nominations are currently open for the Vancouver Awards of Excellence, Vancouver’s new civic awards program that recognizes outstanding achievements made by individuals — adults, youth and children — organizations, and businesses. Photo credit: John Bollwitt on Flickr “Consisting of 21 awards in six categories, the Awards of Excellence celebrate excellence in achievements that benefit all […]

Win One Night in Paris in Vancouver

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Roger Michell’s charming romantic comedy Le Week-end is now playing at the Fifth Avenue Cinemas in Vancouver. Le Week-end is a beautifully observed, funny and poignant story about the nature of love and commitment, as a husband and wife yearn to recapture their youthful fearlessness, lack of responsibility and idealism. In the film, a long-married […]

YVR Airport Named Best in North America for 5th Year

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The biggest awards in the aviation industry were handed out in Barcelona today and for the 5th year in a row, Vancouver International Airport (YVR) has been named the Best Airport in North America. Photo credit: Zorro1968 on Flickr YVR Airport Named Best in North America The news was announced on @YVRAirport‘s Twitter account this […]