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Halloween Events at Fort Langley 2012

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Being one of the most historic places around, Fort Langley is serving up Halloween festivities in style. There are two main events this season at the Birthplace of BC: Family Fright at the Fort and Grave Tales. Photo credit: Jug Jones on Flickr Family Fright at the Fort Fort Langley is hosting Family Fright at […]

Google Street Views Adds Canadian Parks & Attractions

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I’m a huge fan of exploring beyond the sea wall and into the trails of Stanley Park so I’m excited to share the news that Google has added Canadian parks and attractions its Street Views. View Larger Map This documentation is the biggest update of Street View imagery ever and it includes dozens of Canada’s […]

Pacific Northwest Icon: Ivar Haglund

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It was on this day in 1939 that Vancouver’s first aquarium opened, headed up by Dr. Leonard Klinck who was the President of UBC. According to Chuck Davis’ Vancouver History, it was “a tiny thing, dimly lighted” at the old English Bay Bathhouse and its main attraction was Oscar the Octopus. The aquarium’s first manager […]

Toast to the Coast 2012 at the Vancouver Aquarium

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The Vancouver Aquarium is hosting its annual Toast to the Coast celebration this Friday in support of its conservation programs, education, and research efforts. Over 550 guests will enjoy BC wine and food pairings in a stunning after-hours experience among the glowing pools of the aquarium. Where Vancouver Aquarium (845 Avison Way, Vancouver) When Friday, […]

October is National Eye Health Month: BC Doctor of Optometry Prize Giveaway

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Growing up I always had good eyesight although in the last decade or so, my vision has come down a notch when it comes to reading highway signs and things that are further away from my face than a computer screen. It’s times like these that you realize that eye health is a very important […]