Archive for the category "BC"

Metro Vancouver Park Series: Belcarra Regional Park

Comments 8 by Rebecca Bollwitt

I was inspired to create an entry for my Metro Vancouver Park Series after my recent kayaking trip so here’s what you’ll need to know about exploring Belcarra. Metrics: 1,100 hectares (2,718 acres) with 22 km of hiking trails and 9.5kms of bike trails. Lake Sasamat – Photo credit: jkaneda on Flickr How to Get […]

Ride to Conquer Cancer 2009

Comments 2 by Rebecca Bollwitt

This weekend thousands will set out on their bikes in support of the Ride to Conquer Cancer. For months participants have been training to ride from Vancouver to Seattle while raising funds for the BC Cancer Foundation. The Ride kicks off with an official opening ceremony this Saturday at 7:00am in the Guildford Town Centre […]

Ideas on Tap at the Commodore June 2009

Comments 15 by Rebecca Bollwitt

Ideas on Tap is happening tonight at the Commodore Ballroom from 5:30pm until 8:30pm. Correct me if I’m wrong but with 800 tickets scooped up already this may very-well be the largest social media-type gathering this town has seen (I’m thinking Northern Voice say numbers up to 400 so this could be the case).

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 […]