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Camping in North West Washington State

Thursday, May 17th, 2012 — 11:02am PDT
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Camping options in BC are abundant but as I noticed from the comments on camping post about campgrounds within 2.5 hours of Vancouver, some aren’t too happy with the consistent sold-out status of these popular outdoor destinations. To stay within the 2 hour travel zone, I’m going to dip down into Washington State and help […]

Canucks Across Canada: The Ultimate Fan Road Trip

Wednesday, May 16th, 2012 — 10:34am PDT
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There’s nothing like a summer road trip in Canada and for those who have the time, getting across the country is a goal many would like to accomplish. Over the Rockies, through the prairies, around the Great Lakes, and reaching for the Atlantic coast. One family made the journey last year and they even had […]

Vanishing Vancouver: The Last 25 Years by Michael Kluckner

Monday, May 14th, 2012 — 2:14pm PDT
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I have a new addition to my collection of Vancouver books filled with historical photographs, stories, and information. Vanishing Vancouver: The Last 25 Years by Michael Kluckner has just arrived in stores and I’m looking forward to flipping through the pages, illustrated with archival photographs and Kluckner’s signature watercolours. Vanishing Vancouver: The Last 25 Years […]

Drinking Water Week 2012

Monday, May 14th, 2012 — 8:46am PDT
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The BC Water & Waste Association presents Drinking Water Week from May 13th to May 19th across BC. It’s a province-wide initiative to raise awareness about how we get our drinking water in BC. Photo credit: Matzuda on Flickr – Submitted to the Miss604 Flickr Pool From the organizers: “We want British Columbians to learn […]

Ashiana Restaurant Surrey

Wednesday, May 9th, 2012 — 10:14am PDT
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The other day I received a reader email about Ashiana Restaurant in Surrey telling me that it’s a must-try and that is has some of the best Indian food in the region. With a claim like that, I had to see for myself so I went out to Ashiana on 80th and Scott Road to […]

Surrey Canada Day 2012: Fireworks, Sam Roberts

Wednesday, May 9th, 2012 — 7:57am PDT
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Surrey’s Canada Day celebration, one of the largest in the country, is once again jam-packed with free activities, entertainment, games, fireworks, and tons of Canadian bands. The line up has just been announced and it includes headliners the Sam Roberts Band. Photo credit: John Bollwitt on Flickr Chevron Stage Sam Roberts Band, Hannah Georgas, The […]