Archive for December, 2014

6 Awesome Women in Vancouver History

Tuesday, December 30th, 2014 — 11:14am PDT
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As a proud sponsor of the 2015 YWCA Women of Distinction Awards, and having been a sponsor since 2010, I get to witness an amazing awards night once a year where extraordinary women from around Metro Vancouver are celebrated for their contributions to their industries and their communities. With the deadline for nominations closing on […]

Vancouver Photos of the Year: A Look Back at 2014

Tuesday, December 30th, 2014 — 10:14am PDT
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Instead of my usual “Vancouver Photos of the Week” I have scoured all 50 posts made in the series throughout 2014 and have plucked images from each to showcase in one, big, mega, major 2014 Vancouver photo roundup. Here are some highlights of 2014, through the eyes of photographers who shared their pictures with Miss604 […]

Polar Bear Swim: North Vancouver

Monday, December 29th, 2014 — 11:14am PDT
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Aside from the White Rock Polar Bear Swim and the 95th annual event in English Bay, you ring in the new year with a chilly dip in Deep Cove during the annual Penguin Plunge at Panorama Park. Polar Bear Swim: North Vancouver The Penguin Plunge is January 1, 2015 at Panorama Park at Deep Cove. […]

Joshua Tree National Park Photowalk

Monday, December 29th, 2014 — 10:41am PDT
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Vancouverites tend to flock to several warm-weather destinations south of the border and Palm Springs is certainly one of the popular choices. John and I recently had the opportunity to get away, thanks to Rogers Communications, and the Palm Desert was calling our name. Resort spas, cocktails, brunch, and shopping were all on our list […]

Polar Bear Swim: White Rock Pier

Saturday, December 27th, 2014 — 2:04pm PDT
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If you’re looking to participate in a Polar Bear Swim that isn’t over at the 95th annual event in English Bay this year you can participate in the 45th annual White Rock Polar Bear Swim. Photo credit: Tyler Ingram on Flickr White Rock Pier Polar Bear Swim Register for the White Rock Pier Polar Bear […]

Polar Bear Swim: Vancouver English Bay

Saturday, December 27th, 2014 — 1:54pm PDT
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The Vancouver Polar Bear Swim returns to English Bay for the 95th year on January 1, 2015. New Year’s Day 1939 + 2011. Archives# CVA 371-836 + Photo credit: Michael Kalus – Michael Kalus Print It was in 1920 that Peter Pantages created the club and the brisk ocean dip has been a New Year’s […]