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Jane’s Walk Vancouver 2012

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Jane’s Walk first took place in Toronto on May 5, 2007 and was lead by friends of Jane Jacobs. 27 free community walks were offered by volunteers that day and hundreds of people set out on foot to learn more about Toronto’s neighbourhoods. Photo: Clayton Perry Photoworks I first heard about Jane’s Walk in 2009, […]

BC Place Free Community Weekend

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BC Place will be hosting a free “Community Weekend” this month, inviting fans and families to the stadium for a visit. Photo credit: FreeRishad on Flickr – Submitted to the Miss604 Flickr Pool. The last BC Place open house took place in July 2011, before renovations were complete. Now, on Saturday, April 28th and Sunday, […]

Big Baby Drive Surrey

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The Big Baby Drive is heading to Surrey this month after a successful campaign at Oakridge in March. Organized by One Big Movement (“OBM”), which was founded by SFU students, the drive collected over 1,100 items for local low-income mothers and their children. Joseph Choi & Lynn Shinto of One Big Movement. Photo by Phylicia […]

Tinhorn Creek Concert Series

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Tinhorn Creek Vineyards is once again presenting their summer concert series located on a hillside overlooking the South Okanagan’s Golden Mile. The winery’s outdoor amphitheatre will premiere a Canadian concert series on May 26th with The Boom Booms (Peak Performance Project finalists) followed by Acres of Lions on June 23rd, Redeye Empire July 28th, Said […]

Metro Vancouver Park Series: Royal Kwantlen Park

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It’s one of those days when, as a child, I would grab my bike from our garage and meet up with my neighbour on the corner where our two streets met. We’d spend the next few hours exploring the forest trails of a local park followed by laying out in the sun on a grassy […]

Starbucks Canada iPhone Application with PayPal

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Last Christmas Santa included a Starbucks gift card in my stocking because he wanted to show me that I could use it on the Starbucks Canada iPhone application. After downloading the app, you can enter your gift card information and pay with your phone the next time you order your venti, grande, or tall beverage. […]