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BC Sports Hall of Fame 2012 Inductees

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The BC Sports Hall of Fame will be inducting nine individuals this month in the categories of athlete, team, builder, media, pioneer, and W.A.C. Bennett. Athletes Ashleigh McIvor (ski cross) As an English student at UBC in 2003, Whistler’s Ashleigh McIvor wrote an essay that she later sent to the IOC arguing that ski cross […]

Chef Meets BC Grape 2012

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The British Columbia Wine Institute (“BCWI”) presents the 8th Annual Chef Meets BC Grape event in Vancouver on September 20th. 75 BC wineries will be sharing more than 300 of their BC VQA wines that will be paired with 14 dishes from local Ocean Wise partner restaurants. Restaurant: Amuse on the Vineyard Beta-5 Butter on […]

London 2012 Paralympics: Canadian Medal Count, Returning Athletes

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The London 2012 Paralympics were closed today with a star-studded ceremony including Jay-Z, Rihanna, and Coldplay. Benoît Huot “The Shark” was the Team Canada flag-bearer at the closing ceremony as he collected gold, silver, and bronze medals at these games. LONDON, ENGLAND 08/30/2012: Benoit Huot celebrating his win in the Men’s 200m IM – SM10 […]

Campbell Valley Park

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Just east of the Surrey and Langley border, Campbell Valley Park is a 535 hectare green space with kilometers of trails for walkers, hikers, cyclists, and those on horseback. With its open meadow, bubbling Little Campbell River, and leafy marshland, it’s the perfect destination for late summer — and it’s today’s Metro Vancouver Park Series […]

O! Osoyoos Celebrates

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Osoyoos presents the first annual O! Osoyoos Celebrates festival of food and wine September 14th to 16th, 2012. Located at the southern tip of the Okanagan, Canada’s only dessert is packed with orchards, wineries, and recreation on the lake. O! Osoyoos Celebrates events will include the Red Carpet Soiree (at the NK’MIP Conference Centre) and […]