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BC Youth Week 2010


Monday, April 26th, 2010 — 8:38am PDT
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BC Youth Week is back the first week of May celebrating the enthusiasm, skills, and accomplishments of the youth in our province. There are dozens of activities and events scheduled across BC including several in Metro Vancouver. Create a team and join the Amazing Youth Race 2010 in Coquitlam at Town Centre Park on Friday […]

Vancouver History: Lighthouses


Wednesday, April 21st, 2010 — 5:06pm PDT
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Being a seaside town, Vancouver has always had several lighthouses standing guard atop rocky perches. This morning I put the call out on Twitter for history post suggestions and the theme of lighthouses came from Tyler Ingram. Three lighthouses in particular came to mind so I have decided to profile them in a “Then and […]

BC Camping Season Kicks off Today


Thursday, April 1st, 2010 — 11:45am PDT
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A spring and summer highlight for many, great getaways at 78 BC Provincial Park campsites are now available to book. Today the reservation system begins taking your requests for the upcoming season which will open up for the May long weekend. How to reserve your campsite Book your site through the reservation system at DiscoverCamping.com […]

Vancouver History: Sinclair Centre


Tuesday, March 30th, 2010 — 5:10pm PDT
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We may know it as a single complex but the Sinclair Centre started out as four separate buildings, built around 1910 and brought together in the 1980s. I recently featured the buildings in one of my Then and Now posts so when Marc invited me down for a private tour of the heritage building I […]

Jeans Day for BC Childrens Hospital


Monday, March 29th, 2010 — 5:41pm PDT
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The 20th anniversary of Jeans Day is coming up Thursday April 29th benefiting the BC Children’s Hospital. Purchase a button for $5 to support the hospital and their efforts then wear your jeans to work or school to show your support. Team Leaders can sign on as Jeans Day Champions to rally Jeans Day initiatives […]

Sport BC Athlete of the Year Awards


Monday, March 29th, 2010 — 10:16am PDT
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The Sport BC Athlete of the Year Awards are being awarded this week as the province’s top athletes receive recognition for their stellar performances. Nominees and finalists have been selected and winners will be announced March 31st at the River Rock Show Theatre. Award categories include: Athlete with a Disability, Coach of the Year, College […]