Archive for the category "BC"

Blogger Profile: Lori McGrath

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Over the years I have profiled bloggers from the Northwest Territories to the Fraser Valley, anyone that interests me and that I hope will interest you as well. A few years ago I started asking a standard set of questions and I’ve sent these out to a few local bloggers for this week’s series. Click, […]

Vancouver History: William Robert Broughton

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John and I enjoyed a few days exploring “The Other Vancouver”, which is Vancouver, Washington. Located about two hours south of Seattle along the I-5, this Vancouver sits along the Columbia River and was incorporated in 1857, 29 years before Vancouver, BC. Captain George Vancouver Monument in Vancouver, Washington I’ve always loved looking up the […]

Vancouver Draw Down 2013

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There will be over 35 free workshops around town on Saturday, June 15th as a part of the 4th annual Vancouver Draw Down. These events challenge everyone to channel their creative side, no matter what your age or skill level, and just have fun with putting pen to paper. The day will see various arts […]

Be BOLD Campaign and Gala

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Two local women, Joanne Greenwood (President and Co-Founder of Bully Free Zone Canada) and Susan Gable (Yellow Balloon Photography), started a unique anti-bullying campaign, Be BOLD, back in April and since that time it has caught on around the globe. They put together anti-bullying messaging through photography that has individuals holding framed chalkboards featuring one […]

Harbour Towers Victoria Giveaway

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Victoria is one a great getaway destination for those of us on the coast, providing beautiful island scenery, delicious locally-sourced food, craft beer and brew pubs, family attractions, and plenty of history. When my sister, mother, niece, and I began a tradition of “girls weekends” over 10 years ago, the first place we stayed was […]

Car Free Day Vancouver 2013

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Car Free Day Vancouver is Sunday, June 16, 2013 with events on Main Street, Commercial Drive, in Kitsilano and the West End. These free festivals will feature live music, food, local vendors, and plenty of room to walk about with streets closed to car traffic. It’s also Father’s Day so it’s a great way to […]