Archive for June, 2014

Be Like Ada Coding Bootcamp for High School Girls

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On July 19th, Be Like Ada will host 500 high school girls for a full day coding bootcamp. The girls will spend a day learning the basics of coding and the elements of code fundamentals for any programming language. Be Like Ada (named after Ada Lovelace, the founder of scientific computing) is for girls new […]

Capilano Suspension Bridge 125th Anniversary

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Today’s collection of photographs from the City of Vancouver Archives is in honour of the quasquicentennial of one of our region’s most recognizable and popular tourist attractions. The Capilano Suspension Bridge, almost as old as the City of Vancouver itself, is celebrating its 125th anniversary this year. 1905: Archives# Br P59.1 & 1920s: Archives# CVA […]

Things to do in Vancouver This Weekend

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June is usually a pretty soggy month but we’ve lucked out so far with plenty of sunshine to compliment the wide array of events in store for us over the coming weeks. Starting with this weekend, there are two events sponsored by Miss604: The first is the Friday Late Night Movie at the Rio Theatre […]

Covenant House June Donation Matching

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Seven months ago I spent the night outside, in a back alley off Pender Street, with a sleeping bag on top of a piece of flattened cardboard. The sky was clear and the moon glowed as bright as the Harbour Centre lookout that I could see across the street. I slept about 30 minutes between […]

Vancouver Websites Years Ago

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There are many milestones being celebrated in Vancouver this year. We have the 40th anniversary of the Whitecaps, the 25th anniversary of Bard on the Beach, The Arts Club’s 50th anniversary, the 50th anniversary of the Stanley Park Train, and several more. Many of these organizations and businesses have also been online for a long […]