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WWF Wildlife Adoption Kit Giveaway

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Leading up to the holiday season I love profiling unique gift options for friends and loved ones – the intangible gifts and experiences that make a difference. WWF Canada has launched their Wildlife Adoption Kits for the season, symbolic gifts to share and support a wildlife cause in various regions around the globe. When you […]

Canadian Red Cross: Helping After Sandy

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Due to the devastation of Superstorm Sandy, the Canadian Red Cross is accepting donations on behalf of the American Red Cross to assist with recovery and relief efforts in affected areas. One of dozens of boats tossed on the roadway in Rockaway. Photo credit: American Red Cross. A few weeks ago I met Red Cross […]

Robson Square Ice Rink to Open for 2012-2013 Hours, Rates

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Vancouver is a fun city in the summer with free, public activities like outdoor movies and dancing in the park — and that doesn’t stop when the weather cools off. The Robson Square ice rink will be filled up and surfaced to host free ice skating once again this winter. Photo credit: BC Gov Photos […]

Vancouver History Oddities: Crow Commute

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If you’ve lived in Vancouver long enough there are a few things that become a part of your everyday routine. At noon the O! Canada horns will sound at Canada Place, at 9:00pm the Nine O’Clock Gun will fire, and at around 5:30pm tens of thousands of crows will retreat to Burnaby from Vancouver. Photo […]

Champagne & Stockings at Spirit Ridge in Osoyoos

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Grab your best girlfriends and head to wine country in Osoyoos as they host Champagne & Stockings, the ultimate holiday getaway. Photos courtesy of Spirit Ridge Vineyard and Resort. Happening November 23rd to November 25th, 2012 at Spirit Ridge Vineyard and Resort, Champagne & Stockings will feature fabulous wines, mouth-watering meals from Chef Dave Ryan, […]