The National Lacrosse League is returning to the Langley Events Centre this winter for a weekend of events and a pre-season game featuring the Calgary Roughnecks and the Colorado Mammoth. The National Lacrosse League a team in Vancouver, the Ravens, from 2002 until 2004 but lacrosse has always had a grassroots community and fan base […]
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Next weekend BC’s largest multicultural celebration, the Surrey Fusion Festival, will take over Holland Park with two full days of music, food, and free entertainment. Between filling up on empanadas, Jamaican smoothies, and cannoli or watching Delhi 2 Dublin, Good For Grapes, Hawksley Workman, and Los Lobos, you can take a free walking tour of […]
On this day in 1959, Her Majesty Queen Elizabeth II herself presided over the grand opening ceremony for the Deas Island Tunnel, known today as the George Massey Tunnel. (Left) 1957 – Banner for the tunnel construction. VPL Accession Number: 41357.(Right) 1957 – Aerial view of construction. VPL Accession Number: 41355 The premier [W.A.C. Bennett] […]
Bowen Island is just a quick ferry ride from Horseshoe Bay but it’s a great way to escape the city and enjoy the coastal scenes of Howe Sound. If you needed more of an excuse to visit, the Bowen Island Steamship Days festival is on now. 1946 – The Lady Alexandra approaches the dock on […]
The City of Victoria is celebrating its 150th anniversary this year as the town site of Fort Victoria was incorporated on August 2nd in 1862. Events have been planned throughout the year along with a community festival and ceremony on August 2nd at Centennial Square. There will be music, performances, birthday cake, and much more. […]