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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 […]

Five Hole For Food National Tour Concludes

Thursday, July 7th, 2011 — 9:42am PST
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Over the last few weeks Five Hole For Food, a street hockey tournament that raises money for local food banks, has been touring across Canada. Spearheaded by Richard Loat, and in its second year, they’ve stuck to a rigorous game schedule and have already visited St John’s, Halifax, Charlottetown, Saint John, Montreal, Ottawa, Toronto, Winnipeg, […]

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