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Centre of Gravity Festival Kelowna 2011, Win Passes


Friday, July 22nd, 2011 — 11:37am PST
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Centre of Gravity, Kelowna’s ultimate summer beach festival and concert series, returns to the shores of Lake Okanagan July 29th to July 31st. The festival has several key components of music and sport. 150 athletes will compete in five sports: pro beach volleyball, freestyle mountain biking, FMX, wakeboarding, and basketball. As for concerts in City […]

Horn of Africa: How Canada Can Help


Friday, July 22nd, 2011 — 10:08am PST
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We are in the middle of a global crisis and the Horn of Africa region needs all the help it can get. It wasn’t struck by a tsunami and it wasn’t rocked by an earthquake but there is a massive draught of epic proportions and it has been slowly growing into the largest humanitarian disaster […]

Langley Circle Farm Tour: Wineries


Tuesday, July 19th, 2011 — 8:20am PST
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I recently visited several Circle Farm Tour stops with Tourism Langley that covered everything from turkeys to blueberry doughnuts. Three additional stops on this free, self-guided tour in Langley include the wineries. While most think of the Okanagan as BC’s wine country, these have been around for the better part of the last decade. Some […]

Parks Canada 100 Contest


Wednesday, July 13th, 2011 — 11:32am PST
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It’s the 100th anniversary of Parks Canada this year and to celebrate, they’re hosting events around the country. Kluane National Park. Photo credit: Anthony DeLorenzo on Flickr This weekend you can check out Parks Canada Day in Stanley Park at Brockton Oval with activities for the whole family and concert stage headliner, K’Naan. A highlight […]

Live at Squamish 2011: Kyprios


Tuesday, July 12th, 2011 — 11:47am PST
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As he was about to venture up the Grouse Grind with family visiting from out of town, I had a chat with Vancouver’s own Kyprios this morning. The Juno-nominated artist, who inadvertently wrote what became an anthem for Canucks fans this season, will be hitting the stage at Live at Squamish this August. Parent advisory: […]

Free Slurpee Day 2011


Monday, July 11th, 2011 — 9:06am PST
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It is July 11th and in honor of this day on the calendar each year, 7-Eleven stores across Canada offer up free Slurpees. The company anticipates handing out more than 460,000 slushy frozen treats today – making it one of the largest single-day product giveaways in the country. Photo credit: mag3737 on Flickr While I […]

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