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Vancouver Lego Games Recap

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The sound of 140 participants pouring out buckets of LEGO bricks simultaneously filled the room as children laughed and parents snapped photos feverishly at the sold-out Vancouver LEGO Games yesterday. The Firefighter’s Club in Burnaby was packed with about 200 people in attendance from all corners of Metro Vancouver and the Fraser Valley. Split into […]

REFINED: Fly Fishing in Chilliwack

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Discovery’s web series Refined: A Cross-Canada Search for the Finer Things in Life recently came out to BC to film a few episodes with host Patrick McMurray. Patrick is a Canadian restauranteur, a World Oyster Opening Champion, and the current Guinness World Record Oyster Shucker. In Refined, he finds people who are the masters of […]

BC Mining Week 2013: iPad Mini Giveaway

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The Mining Association of BC is hosting BC Mining Week from April 28th to May 4th, celebrating the history and future one of the province’s largest industries through community events from Britannia Beach to Fort St. James. 1898: Pick and shovel mine near Ferguson. VPL# 70 & 1926: Miner sitting on a ‘locie’ towing ore […]

Vancouver Icons: Vancouver Rowing Club

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Walking into Stanley Park from Coal Harbour the Vancouver Rowing Club is the first structure you see, perched above the water between leafy trees that glow a fiery red in the fall and burst with blossoms in the spring. Photo credit: dons projects on Flickr The rowing club was formed in 1886 and the building […]

North Shore Night Market at The Shipyards

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You may be familiar with Richmond’s Night Markets and the Chinatown Night Market but there’s another open-air twilight shopping experience available just across the inlet. The North Shore Night Market will be opening for its third season on Thursday, May 9th 2013 and it is ramping up to be their biggest season yet. Photo credit: […]