Archive for the category "BC"

Marco Polo Tours: Tulalip, Seattle, Cruise to Vancouver


Tuesday, September 27th, 2011 — 10:00am PDT
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A few weeks ago when my close friend Christina called me up to tell me about a deal she had found on on the Travel Best Bets website for a trip to Seattle and back, I was quick to jump on board. This past weekend we made our way bright and early to Richmond Centre […]

Archives Photos of the Day: Taxicabs


Tuesday, September 20th, 2011 — 10:00am PDT
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Next month McClure’s Cabs will be celebrating 100 years as a business in Vancouver, making it the oldest taxi company in the Lower Mainland. It was also the first taxi company to provide airport service in Vancouver. The theme of this week’s roundup of photos from the Vancouver Archives and the Vancouver Library collection is: […]

BC Rivers Day 2011


Thursday, September 15th, 2011 — 1:00pm PDT
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This year is the 31st anniversary of BC Rivers Day, Canada’s largest river appreciation event. The day aims to raise awareness about our province’s waterways through event partnerships with recreational clubs, conservation organizations, community groups, schools, and more. TD Great Canadian Shoreline Cleanup Where False Creek East (Science World), Port Moody When Saturday, September 24, […]

BC Place Construction Update: Almost Done


Wednesday, September 14th, 2011 — 2:00pm PDT
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Like many Vancouverites, I’ve been following the BC Place construction project ever since the marshmallow top was deflated back in May of 2010. With just over two weeks to go until the first event (BC Lions vs Edmonton Eskimos) it’s time for the finishing touches. Photo credit: BC Place on Flickr “Our September 30th scheduled […]

Culture Days 2011


Tuesday, September 13th, 2011 — 10:32am PDT
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Culture Days in Canada are coming up September 30th, October 1st, and October 2nd as every province and territory celebrates the arts. Events around the Metro Vancouver area include everything from theatre performances to fibre arts studio tours. Major hubs of activity are on Granville Island, at the Burnaby Library, and at the Surrey Arts […]

BC Sports Hall of Fame 2011 Inductees


Tuesday, September 13th, 2011 — 8:56am PDT
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Today the BC Sports Hall of Fame inducts a new roster of talented individuals and teams who have made our province proud through excellence in the realm of athletics. The Banquet of Champions will take place at the Vancouver Convention Centre and will honor the following: Athlete Category Gary Gait, Lacrosse Widely considered the greatest […]