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Archive for August, 2015

August in Vancouver History


Tuesday, August 4th, 2015 — 8:46am PDT
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Vancouver was incorporated in April of 1886 and the months that followed were full of growth, development, and unfortunately a giant setback in the form of the Great Vancouver Fire. By the time August rolled around, the city was rebuilding and as Chuck Davis notes in his History of Metropolitan Vancouver, it was usually a […]

Sunshine Music Festival in Powell River


Monday, August 3rd, 2015 — 12:18pm PDT
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This summer I have the enviable task of sharing adventures and writing about some of the Sunshine Coast’s many festivals through a partnership with FestivalSeekers. Once I’ve published my story for them, I’ll be posting an accompanying photo collage on Miss604. Follow all of these stories through my Sunshine Coast tag. Sunshine Music Festival in […]

Team Canada Fireworks Photos at the Honda Celebration of Light


Monday, August 3rd, 2015 — 12:12pm PDT
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On Saturday night it was Team Canada’s turn to dazzle half a million fireworks spectators in the 25th Honda Celebration of Light. Following strong showings from China and Brazil, SHOREfest concerts, and aerial shows in the skies, it was a special anniversary year for the festival. At the end of the night, Team Canada was […]

Vancouver Pride Parade 2015 Route, Viewing, Road Closures


Saturday, August 1st, 2015 — 1:11pm PDT
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It’s Pride Week in Vancouver and that means there will be no shortage of events for the LGBTQ2+ community and beyond. This weekend alone there is the Pride Youth Dance, Laugh Out! Starring Elvira Kurt, and the Pride in the Village BBQ, and next weekend is Pride Night at the Whitecaps Match. The biggest of […]