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EPIC Sustainable Living Festival

Comments 68 by Rebecca Bollwitt

The EPIC Sustainable Living Festival is changing things up this summer, taking a slight departure from the EPIC Expo format and moving things outdoors for a festival of music, entertainment, food, and marketplace goodies at the beautiful VanDusen Botanical Gardens. When: Saturday, July 6th & Sunday, July 7th 2013 from 10:00am to 9:00pm Where: VanDusen […]

Take Off Fridays at YVR 2013

Comments 2 by Rebecca Bollwitt

The Best Airport in North America is once again hosting free weekly entertainment and activities as Take Off Fridays return to YVR. Take Off Fridays at Vancouver International Airport (“YVR”) run every Friday from July 5th to August 30th, 2013 from 9:00am to 3:00pm both before and after the security areas. Travellers and locals alike […]

Surrey Canada Day Photos

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Surrey’s Canada Day celebrations at the Cloverdale Millenium Amphitheatre on July 1, 2013 were hot, hot, HOT! With temperatures cracking 30 degrees, the ice cream, smoothie, sno-cone, and water misting stations were definitely the busiest. The midway was rolling, faces were painted with patriotic colours, and the bands on stage were real troopers as they […]

Latincouver Presents Carnaval del Sol 2013

Comments 5 by Rebecca Bollwitt

This week Latincouver presents the Latin American Carnaval Week featuring Carnaval del Sol, Vancouver’s Latin American celebration of arts and culture. It kicked off last night with a themed float in the Canada Day parade and we’re in store for much more in the coming days. Hundreds of volunteers will welcome an expected 100,000 people […]

Archive Photos of the Day: Canada Day

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Looking through the Vancouver Public Library and City of Vancouver Archives for Canada Day content I had to remember to modify my search terms to “Dominion Day”, as it was called until 1982. Vancouver has had some great-looking Dominion Day celebrations in the past with downtown parades being the main attraction: Dominion Day decorations: 1917: […]