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We Day Vancouver 2011


Thursday, September 8th, 2011 — 11:20am PDT
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We Day returns to Vancouver this year as tens of thousands of young people get the opportunity to learn about how they can make a difference in the world. I have covered We Day over the last few years and it’s one of my favourite events. There’s dancing, singing, music, cheers, positivity and motivation. To […]

Feast of Fields 2011 in Langley


Friday, September 2nd, 2011 — 11:30am PDT
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Feast of Fields is coming to Krause Berry Farms in Langley in just a few weeks and tickets are currently on sale. I first heard of the Feast of Fields concept when I toured Fairburn Farm on Vancouver Island during a Cowichan Valley trip in 2009. The idea is to bring together “city folk” with […]

Healthy Families BC


Wednesday, August 31st, 2011 — 1:05pm PDT
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Healthy Families BC, an initiative from the Province of British Columbia, has launched a campaign recently to promote health and wellness in BC families. With the kids heading back to school and the rain inevitably moving in, their website hopes to provide resources and education when it comes to staying active and eating right at […]

HST Referendum Results


Friday, August 26th, 2011 — 11:29am PDT
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The HST referendum results were released this morning and just over 54% voted “YES” to extinguish the combined tax in BC. BC Gov Photos On July 1st, 2010, the HST (Harmonized Sales Tax) came into play in BC. It combined our GST (5%) with the PST (7%) into one single 12% tax. A few months […]

Whistler Olympic Plaza Grand Opening


Thursday, August 25th, 2011 — 1:00pm PDT
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Many know it as a frosty, snowy, wintertime getaway but Whistler is one happening place in the summertime as it comes alive with mountainbikers, shoppers, hikers, and adventure-seekers. This summer they’ve hosted the Whistler Presents Concert series featuring free shows by some of North America’s top bands and artists. Photo credit: Mike Crane, Tourism Whistler […]

Live at Squamish 2011: Sunday


Monday, August 22nd, 2011 — 8:23pm PDT
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After a successful first day of Live at Squamish 2011, Sunday followed with an even larger line-up of artists. With shows starting earlier in the day, it was packed with even more music and dancing. Although the sun hid periodically behind incoming cloud cover, the bikinis were out, the beer gardens were brimming and hands […]