Archive for the category "BC"

Friday Morning Link Fest: Bob Ackles Day in Vancouver


Friday, July 18th, 2008 — 7:36am PST
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It’s been a while since I’ve collected a link fest and since there will be tons of content pouring over this site throughout the weekend here’s a quick run down of some news around the web. To follow up my “we’re not number one” post from a while back, I would simply like to note […]

Justin Morneau, Ryan Dempster and Russell Martin


Thursday, July 17th, 2008 — 10:39am PST
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Even though it’s summer there’s still a huge hockey buzz in this town with the signing of Demitra and today’s release of the schedule (among other things). However, there are a handful of other local (and Canadian) athletes leaving their mark worldwide and as a part of Major League Baseball. This commercial got us really […]

July is Parks Month in Vancouver and BC


Friday, July 4th, 2008 — 1:00pm PST
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Welcome to Parks Month, a time where we should all be able to get out and enjoy what our city and province’s green spaces have to offer. To help us decide where to go and what to do, there is a website filled with suggestions – in fact there’s even one for every day in […]

Happy Birthday Little Green House


Wednesday, June 11th, 2008 — 8:45am PST
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In my daily quest to find history tidbits to share with my readers about our fair city sometimes the best leg work that can be done is by simply going for a walk. As I was walking down Richards street yesterday on my way to dinner I passed the large “Richards” condo development sign, next […]

Monday Morning Link Fest: Outdoors Edition


Monday, May 19th, 2008 — 10:39am PST
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I got a text message from Brad yesterday saying he had been woken up at 5:00am in his campground at Manning Park due to an evacuation notice. Apparently the warm temperatures have cause a quick-thaw and the rivers are buckling over their shores and causing flooding. If you have a look at the video John […]

Day Tripping: Hell’s Gate


Thursday, May 15th, 2008 — 4:00am PST
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In the first post of the Day Tripping series I talked about the town of Hope being the gateway to holidayland, however it could also be looked at as the gateway to hell. Although heading north on Highway 1 is actually a quite lovely experience the fiery inferno of Hades is simply a reference to […]