Archive for April, 2015

Vancouver City Bird 2016

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Vancouver’s official City Bird for 2015, the Black Capped Chickadee, is retiring by giving up its adorably fictional crown and scepter and stepping aside as a new Vancouver City Bird is voted in this season. With over 700,000 votes in the competition last year, and 4,000 tweets about #VancityBird during the voting period, the popular […]

Big Box Outlet Store Giveaway

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Celebrate the tail end of Earth month with Big Box Outlet Store. This locally-owned store with over a dozen locations across BC and the USA has an Earth-friendly mandate in that they salvage products and sell them at a massive discount. Big Box purchases the products from major retailers at the end of the season […]

Vancouver Photos of the Week

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Tulips and rainstorms, hail and sunshine. We’ve had a typical, albeit slightly warmer, April in Vancouver that brought out colourful characters and beautiful natural scenes, along with the first flip flops of the season. Thanks to those who have contributed their images to the Miss604 Flickr Pool and the #Photos604 tag on Instagram, here’s a […]

Bard on the Beach Summer 2015

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There’s something very special about going to the theatre in Vancouver and something even more spectacular happens when that theatre experience takes place seaside, at sunset, on a gloriously warm summer night. Bard on the Beach Summer 2015 returns this summer, with the white tents at Vanier Park hosting the award-winning Shakespeare Festival from June […]

BC Mining Week 2015 Events and Giveaway

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The Mining Association of BC is hosting BC Mining Week from May 3rd to May 9th, celebrating the history and future one of the province’s largest industries through community events from Britannia Beach to Prince George. 1898: Pick and shovel mine near Ferguson. VPL# 70 & 1926: Miner sitting on a ‘locie’ towing ore cars. […]