Archive for March, 2016

Spring Break at 3 National Historic Sites Near Vancouver

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Discover the past and enjoy unique family-friendly activities at some of our local National Historic Sites near Vancouver this Spring Break. Britannia Mine Museum, Britannia Beach What: Spring Break at the Britannia Mine Museum When: March 19th to 27th, 2016 Spring Break Programming: Daily hands-on activities and events featuring historical photo talks, preview demos behind […]

Vancouver Icons: Vancouver City Hall History

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Vancouver has had a few city hall buildings; the first was a draped tent at the old Granville Townsite (1886) at the foot of Carrall St after the Great Fire. The first real structure was a building on Powell St, followed by a building on Main St just south of the Carnegie Library. The Holden […]

Win a Steam Whistle Unsigned Prize Pack

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Steam Whistle Brewing wants to send you to the 45th annual Juno Awards! Until March 20th, you can enter here to win a trip to Calgary (April 2-4) including 2 nights accommodation, 2 tickets to JUNOFest and 2 tickets to the Juno Awards broadcast ceremony. Win a Steam Whistle Unsigned Prize Pack To promote this […]

Vancouver Opera’s Madama Butterfly

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Disclosure: Review — This is not a paid post. Views are those of the author. Media review tickets were supplied by Vancouver Opera. Please review the Policy & Disclosure section for further information.

I was introduced to Giacomo Puccini’s Madama Butterfly at six years old. Well, sort of. My parents were watching some rendition was on television, but I wasn’t allowed to watch, which confused me because with a title like Madama Butterfly, it sounds like it’s made for little girls. I remember sitting in the next room […]

Camp Tech Workshops in Vancouver

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I am excited to announce that I have signed on as an instructor for a Business Blogging class at Camp Tech in Vancouver. Based in Toronto, Ottawa, and Vancouver, Camp Tech is a collection of beginner-friendly, hands-on workshops for adults who want to learn practical tech skills. You can sign up for a relaxed and […]

VIDEO: Vancouver Lexus Canada Commercial

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A car commercial, filmed in Vancouver, that actually showcases the city! I was honoured earlier this year when the Globe & Mail and Lexus approached me to be the star of their Vancouver commercial. I got to pick where we filmed based on my daily life, so of course I went into Stanley Park, showcased […]