Archive for the category "BC"

Fraser Valley Parks: Silver Lake in Hope

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Celebrating Parks Month I have a few entries in my Park Series that have been contributed by readers. The first is from Michelle Kent. Silver Lake Provincial Park in Hope, BC View Larger Map Getting Here The park is 12 km southwest of Hope in Skagit Valley. From Highway 1 watch for Silver/Skagit Provincial Park. […]

Price of Camping in BC: Guest Post

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The following has been written and contributed by Duane Storey I was just up at Cultus Lake, a provincial park near Chilliwack, British Columbia, booking a campground for this coming weekend. Prices last year at this location were $24/night, and didn’t include any wood or extra perks that used to be included back in the […]

Live at Squamish

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Click here for Live at Squamish 2011 Squamish is one of my favourite day-trip destinations and this Labour Day long weekend it will be hosting a music festival, Live at Squamish. Taking place at the Logger Sports Grounds and Hendrickson Fields September 4th and 5th, artists seem to be added to the bill every few […]

The Great Vancouver Fire of 1886

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It was 124 years ago last Sunday (June 13th, 1886) that Vancouver was completely destroyed by fire. It began as a controlled fire to clear brush on the land, however it quickly spread out of control. The Great Vancouver Fire of 1886 Vancouver before the Great Fire, Water Street 1886. Archives item #Str P8 The […]

The BC Lions for 2010

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Next Sunday the BC Lions will kick off the second game of their 56th season back where it all began, at Empire Field in East Vancouver. With the dome at BC Place deflated and renovations well underway, the 2010 season will take place outside on turf where the team played from 1954 to 1982. BCLions.com […]