Archive for December, 2014

Polar Bear Swim: Vancouver English Bay

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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 […]

Things to do in Vancouver This Weekend

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If you couldn’t get to one of Vancouver’s many holiday attractions before Christmas, fear not! Many are open this weekend and through to early January. Here’s a list of events and activities that you can enjoy over the next few days: Photo credit: on Flickr Things to do in Vancouver This Weekend Friday, December 26, […]

Vancouver Photos of the Week

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Millions of twinkling lights, shopping streets decked out with garlands and ornaments, attractions and events with hot chocolate in hand, and time spent with loved ones young and old. This is the very last photo roundup of 2014 so I’ve decided to pick out the most festive images shared with the Miss604 Flickr Pool and […]

15 Photos of Vancouver in 1915

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There is just over a week left in 2014 and as we look back at the year we just had, and look forward at what might come in 2015 — and we all still await hoverboards as shown Back to the Future‘s version of 2015 — I thought I would time hop back to Vancouver […]

Sea to Sky Gondola Photos

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It was a big year for tourism is Squamish, which already has a the title of being Canada’s Outdoor Recreation Capital. In May this past year, the Sea to Sky Gondola opened to the public, offering new views and activities over 880 meters above sea level. Looking out at Howe Sound and the Stawamus Chief, […]