Archive for the category "BC"

Rowena’s Inn at Harrison Mills

Tuesday, July 26th, 2011 — 12:19pm PDT
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In just under two hours the drive to Harrison Mills from Vancouver runs through the bustling city, across bridges, past big-box stores and commuter coffee pit stops before it winds down along the Fraser River and eventually coasts into an open valley. Before crossing the bridge to Kilby and heading into Harrison and Agassiz, you’ll […]

BC Place Open House

Monday, July 25th, 2011 — 10:42am PDT
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Over the last year the city’s been watching as our iconic stadium, BC Place, has been getting a makeover. With marshmallow top deflated and a new retractable cloth roof being installed, it will change the way we watch live sport in Vancouver. Your chance to check out the renovated stadium will come July 31st as […]

Centre of Gravity Festival Kelowna 2011, Win Passes

Friday, July 22nd, 2011 — 11:37am PDT
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Centre of Gravity, Kelowna’s ultimate summer beach festival and concert series, returns to the shores of Lake Okanagan July 29th to July 31st. The festival has several key components of music and sport. 150 athletes will compete in five sports: pro beach volleyball, freestyle mountain biking, FMX, wakeboarding, and basketball. As for concerts in City […]

Horn of Africa: How Canada Can Help

Friday, July 22nd, 2011 — 10:08am PDT
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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 PDT
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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 PDT
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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 […]