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BC Camping Season Kicks off Today


Thursday, April 1st, 2010 — 11:45am PDT
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A spring and summer highlight for many, great getaways at 78 BC Provincial Park campsites are now available to book. Today the reservation system begins taking your requests for the upcoming season which will open up for the May long weekend. How to reserve your campsite Book your site through the reservation system at DiscoverCamping.com […]

Vancouver History: Sinclair Centre


Tuesday, March 30th, 2010 — 5:10pm PDT
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We may know it as a single complex but the Sinclair Centre started out as four separate buildings, built around 1910 and brought together in the 1980s. I recently featured the buildings in one of my Then and Now posts so when Marc invited me down for a private tour of the heritage building I […]

Jeans Day for BC Childrens Hospital


Monday, March 29th, 2010 — 5:41pm PDT
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The 20th anniversary of Jeans Day is coming up Thursday April 29th benefiting the BC Children’s Hospital. Purchase a button for $5 to support the hospital and their efforts then wear your jeans to work or school to show your support. Team Leaders can sign on as Jeans Day Champions to rally Jeans Day initiatives […]

Sport BC Athlete of the Year Awards


Monday, March 29th, 2010 — 10:16am PDT
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The Sport BC Athlete of the Year Awards are being awarded this week as the province’s top athletes receive recognition for their stellar performances. Nominees and finalists have been selected and winners will be announced March 31st at the River Rock Show Theatre. Award categories include: Athlete with a Disability, Coach of the Year, College […]

Vancouver Beaches Then and Now


Thursday, March 25th, 2010 — 1:13pm PDT
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Inspired by today’s soggy weather, and the recent announcement that English Bay will be getting a Cactus Club, I thought I would profile Vancouver beaches, Then and Now. Tidal Flats at Jericho Beach 1890 Archives item # Be P41 2010 Photo credit: Brad-514 on Flickr Kitsilano Pool / Beach 1931 Archives item # Be N51.1 […]

Daffodil Day in BC


Monday, March 22nd, 2010 — 11:10am PDT
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The Province of British Columbia and the City of Vancouver have declared April 9th as Daffodil Day, in support of the Canadian Cancer Society (CCS). The Vancouver Team wearing their pins – photo: Canadian Cancer Society on Flickr It may look like a daffodil pin but it’s actually a badge of courage. The Canadian Cancer […]

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