Archive for November, 2014

Grey Cup Festival Concert Photos

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The Grey Cup Festival brings fans together fans from across the country each year who make the pilgrimage, in their jerseys, toques, beads and team colours, to enjoy the host city while celebrating football in Canada. This year’s festival in Vancouver, which took place throughout the three days leading up to the big game on […]

Canadian Red Cross Gift Guide

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Provide food, warmth, and comfort for your fellow Canadians in need this holiday season through the Canadian Red Cross Gift Guide. The Red Cross helps people affected by disasters in communities across Canada and you can really make a difference in someone’s life when you select items that ensure families and individuals receive support offered […]

STORYHIVE Web Series Competition

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TELUS and Optik TV’s STORYHIVE is funding content creators in our community through two campaigns in 2014. The first in the spring awarded $200,000 in production funding and another ends on December 1st, awarding 15 $10,000 grants in BC and 15 $10,000 grants in Alberta, plus two $50,000 grants to produce and distribute a full […]

Toy Shopping at the Toy Box in Kitsilano

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There aren’t too many shops that when upon entering, my eyes get wide, a big smile forms, and I look forward to browsing every shelf and stand for intriguing and exciting finds. At least, I didn’t expect the amount of awesome energy I would feel when I first stepped into the Toy Box on West […]

Things to do in Vancouver This Weekend

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The last weekend of the month is packed with holiday activities and of course the 102nd annual Grey Cup Festival, which has taken over the streets from Jack Poole Plaza to Canada Place with free fun for the whole family. More events and attractions for the next three days are listed below: Photo credit: Peter […]

5 Cool Vancouver Maps

Comments 1 by Rebecca Bollwitt

There are many creative crafters, designers, and artists out there and when their inspiration comes from the city we love, the work they produce becomes that much more special. Vancouver is Awesome recently featured a minimalist map by Archie Archambault of Portland so I thought I would look up a few more unique maps that […]