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Pattullo Bridge Public Workshops


Tuesday, February 21st, 2012 — 12:54pm PST
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Tonight in New Westminster, you can join Translink at a workshop to learn about their latest plans to get the bridge replaced by 2018. Photo credit: Clayton Perry Photoworks on Flickr – Submitted to the Miss604 Flickr Pool The two-year consultation process getting underway is shaping up to be a tussle between Surrey and New […]

Challenger Relief Map of BC


Tuesday, February 21st, 2012 — 9:58am PST
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Flipping through the pages of Chuck Davis’ History of Metropolitan Vancouver I came across an image of a man with a mop standing on top of the Challenger Relief Map. Created by George Challenger, to this day it’s the largest map of its kind in the world. Via the City Archives on Flickr Since his […]

UBC Arts Last Lecture 2012 with Strombo


Monday, February 20th, 2012 — 9:58am PST
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The Arts Undergraduate Society of UBC will be hosting their annual Arts Last Lecture on Friday, March 16, 2012 and they have announced that George Stroumboulopoulos will be their guest speaker. Where Old Auditorium, UBC When Friday, March 16, 2012 at 7:30pm Each year, the Arts Undergraduate Society invites a speaker to deliver a “Last […]

Seattle NHL and NBA Arena Announcement


Thursday, February 16th, 2012 — 2:20pm PST
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Today, the City of Seattle and King County announced a proposal to build an arena that could bring the NBA back to Seattle and possibly welcome the NHL. Photo credit: tlianza on Flickr There has been an “Arena Review Panel” formed to review the full proposal. During today’s press conference it was said that “Private […]

Molson Coors Community Cheer Grants


Thursday, February 16th, 2012 — 10:57am PST
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Molson Coors launched their Community Cheer program last fall and saw over a hundred communities across Canada apply to receive special funding for their projects. The field has been narrowed down to 64 finalists and it’s up to the public to “cheer” for the program they support the most. Winners will receive a piece of […]

Music Heals Canada


Wednesday, February 15th, 2012 — 1:04pm PST
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This morning a new non-profit organization launched in Vancouver with a focus on the therapeutic power of music. Music Heals will unite music therapy-related initiatives (such as the Music Therapy Ride) and support a wide range of music therapy services to communities across Canada. “(Music therapy) can make the difference between withdrawal and awareness, between […]

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