Archive for the category "BC"

St. Regis Hotel Celebrates 100 Years

Add a Comment by Rebecca Bollwitt

The St. Regis Hotel has stood on the corner of Dunsmuir and Seymour for the last 100 years and to mark the milestone they would like to hear from visitors, guests, and anyone who has spent time at the hotel in the last century. 1915 – VPL #20021 Dominion Photo Co. The St. Regis Hotel […]

Discovery Square to be Renamed Art Phillips Park

Add a Comment by Rebecca Bollwitt

The Vancouver Park Board has voted unanimously in favour of renaming Discovery Square at Burrard Station to Art Phillips Park, after the former Mayor from 1973 to 1977. Photo credit: veronique_m on Flickr Many of the “livability” perks we have today in Vancouver are thanks to Phillips’ vision. Pete McMartin from the Vancouver Sun explains: […]

We Create Change Penny Drop-Off Week

Comments 1 by Rebecca Bollwitt

The We Create Change penny drive was launched last year to support clean water projects around the world. It is an initiative of Free the Children, the presenters of We Day which encourages school kids to get involved in their community, and also help their community assist others. 4 water jugs filled with pennies equals […]

Surrey Stop Bullying Film Contest 2013

Add a Comment by Rebecca Bollwitt

The second annual Stop Bullying Film Contest in Surrey is underway as students from grades 6 to 12 are invited to submit a 30 or 60 second film that identifies types of bullying, the impact that bullying has on people, and solutions to the problem. The judging panel was recently announced and it includes Mayor […]

BC Family Day Events and Activities 2013

Comments 2 by Rebecca Bollwitt

BC will have its first Family Day stat holiday on Monday, February 11, 2013 and with that comes the scramble for activities and events to keep all those with time off from the office or school occupied. In anticipation of the new holiday, local attractions have been posting special offers for families to enjoy together: […]