Archive for September, 2017

Entanglement at VIFF: Win Passes

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Intent on ending his misery, Ben Layten merely adds to a laundry list of embarrassments. So it’s no surprise when subsequent efforts to connect with the woman who was nearly his adoptive sister send him into a darkly comic tailspin that leaves him questioning every relationship in his life, as well as his increasingly tenuous […]

Tri-Cities Culture Days Weekend

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Get out and enjoy activities and events in the Tri-Cities during Culture Days, September 29th to October 1st. Culture Days represents the largest-ever collective public participation campaign undertaken by the arts and cultural community in Canada with over 7,500 free, hands-on, interactive activities that invite the public to create, participate and share. Inspiring greater public […]

Etsy: Made in Canada Market: Win a $250 Gift Card

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Join the celebration of quality craftsmanship while you shop over 150 artists from Vancouver’s own backyard at the 4th annual Etsy: Made in Canada Market. Etsy: Made in Canada Market When: Saturday, September 23, 2017 11:00am to 7:00pm & Sunday, September 24 2017 10:00am to 5:00pm Where: Rocky Mountaineer Station (1755 Cottrell St, Vancouver) Tickets: […]

Ottawa for Foodies: ByWard Market and C’est Bon Cooking

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Disclosure: Review — Views are my own. Our tour was compliments of Ottawa Tourism and C'est Bon Cooking. Please review the Policy & Disclosure section for further information.

One of the best ways to get to know a destination is through its food. What is grown there, what is seasonal, what is lovingly prepared and savoured to the last bite. John and I took a little vacation to Ottawa in late August and through ByWard Market and C’est Bon Cooking, we had an […]

Where to Stay in Ottawa: Alt Hotel Ottawa

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We landed close to midnight, checking into Ottawa’s Alt Hotel on Slater Street in the wee hours of our next day of travel. After our time at the front desk, we noticed the Altcetera Cafe was still open so we grabbed some snacks to take upstairs. The decor in the lobby was contemporary yet down […]