Archive for December, 2014

10 Vintage Ski Photos From Local Vancouver Mountains

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For decades the North Shore mountains have been a playground for locals and visitors, especially during ski season. Grouse Mountain had one of the first double chairlifts in the world when it was constructed in 1949, Mount Seymour has been enjoyed since 1938, and Mount Strachan & Black Mountain make up the popular Cypress Mountain […]

Vancouver Photos of the Week

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Christmas time in Vancouver means ice skating at Robson Square, checking out the lights in Stanley Park, getting shopping done on your favourite retail street, and spending times with loved ones at Canyon Lights, VanDusen Garden, or enjoying a holiday show. Here are just a few of the photos that have been shared with the […]

Dogtopia Now Open in Coquitlam

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Dogtopia, an award-winning, national dog daycare, boarding and spa provider opened their first Canadian location in Coquitlam this November. Starting out as a doggie daycare centre in Virginia in 2002, Dogtopia is now expanding to Canada with 35 locations planned to open across the country along with the new Coquitlam location. Among Dogtopia’s services are […]

SPES Saturday: The Holly and The Ivy

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This post has been contributed by Kathleen Stormont, Fundraising & Communications Specialist with the Stanley Park Ecology Society (“SPES”). I have been following SPES since I moved into the West End almost a decade ago and I have been a member for two years. I wanted to offer the team an opportunity to share their […]

Review of The Nutcracker by Royal Winnipeg Ballet

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Canada’s Royal Winnipeg Ballet’s Nutcracker, presented by Ballet BC, is a beautiful, big-hearted performance that retains aspects from the original’s German and Russian traditions, while being very relevant to a Vancouver audience by being set in Canada, at the turn of the 20th Century, just before WWI. Photo courtesy of Ballet BC. RWB Company Photo […]