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FortisBC and the PNE 2011


Tuesday, August 16th, 2011 — 10:30am PDT
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The FortisBC street team will be on location at this year’s Pacific National Exhibition (the PNE) from August 20 to September 5. Set up directly across from the prize home, which is always a main attraction, the FortisBC team will be giving away prizes to those who stop by and check in on Foursquare, Facebook, […]

Victoria Fringe Festival 2011


Tuesday, August 16th, 2011 — 9:43am PDT
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The Victoria Fringe Festival kicks off next week as 72 international and local theatre companies take to various venues and stages across the capital city. Victoria Fringe is one of the oldest in Canada and this year they celebrate 25 years of providing affordable, alternative entertainment from around the world. BFA The Musical. Photo: The […]

Pirate Pak Day 2011


Monday, August 15th, 2011 — 3:05pm PDT
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Pirate Paks were a staple of growing up in Metro Vancouver. The family would go out for dinner at White Spot (maybe even drive-in car hop style) and we’d order our Pirate Paks complete with burger, fries, drink, and that signature gold (chocolate) coin. For the last three years, White Spot has used its iconic […]

Summer at Sun Peaks Resort


Saturday, August 13th, 2011 — 12:11pm PDT
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My experience at Sun Peaks has always been brief, but memorable. My first trip up to the Thompson Okanagan ski resort was in 2010 for their Winter Wine Festival and I soon realized just how much happens in this quaint resort village. From annual and seasonal festivals to sporting competitions, concerts, and of course some […]

BC Travel Tuesday: Week 11 April Point


Tuesday, August 9th, 2011 — 4:32pm PDT
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For those of you who paid attention to this spring’s “BC Travel Tuesday” series, you may have noticed that I said we have 12 weeks of local travel giveaways… then we stopped at 10. The good news is that your math was right, we were missing two weeks and we’re ready to make up for […]

Tackle Hunger Food Drive 2011


Monday, August 8th, 2011 — 1:33pm PDT
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The Purolator Tackle Hunger Food Drive, in partnership with the BC Lions for the Greater Vancouver Food Bank Society, is taking place this coming Saturday, August 13th. Photo credit: blog_bleistift on Flickr This is the 9th annual Tackle Hunger campaign and fans are encouraged to bring non-perishable food item donations or cash in support of […]