Archive for the category "BC"

Golden Ears Bridge Run

Comments 6 by Rebecca Bollwitt

On June 14th you could be one of the first people to cross the Golden Ears Bridge on foot with the Golden Ears Bridge Run. 300 people are invited to enter this 7km fun run (sorry, no walkers) and you can register online through the Running Room. Photo credit: writepics on Flickr The Golden Ears […]

Canon's Nurture Nature Awards

Comments 1 by Rebecca Bollwitt

Canon has announced the Nurture Nature Awards, which is “an environmental program that encourages Canadians to help protect or improve the natural habitat of an endangered or threatened species in their community.” Photo credit: Tyler Ingram on Flickr They will be accepting applications online (from now until September 1st) containing your written plan on how […]

West End Starbucks Hero Remembered

Comments 8 by Rebecca Bollwitt

I heard about this in the news years ago but every time I walk into the Starbucks on Robson and Bidwell I am reminded of the heroic act and sacrifice made by Anthony McNaughton. In January of 2000, Tony McNaughton was the manager of the Starbucks when a man (who was the disgruntled ex-husband of […]

BC SPCA Vancouver Open House

Comments 5 by Rebecca Bollwitt

A few weeks ago I wrote about it being Adoption Challenge month at the BC SPCA and I was able to stop by today with Keira and John to check out the Vancouver shelter‘s open house. I’m not sure these photos need captions, they pretty much speak for themselves. These are just a few of […]

Vancouver History Tidbits: Queen Victoria

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It’s the May Long Weekend here in BC and for many that means getting the boat out of hibernation, pitching a tent for the first time this year, lazy days at the beach, and tuning into daytime TV and wondering what happened to Bob Barker. The long weekend is due to Monday being Victoria Day […]