Archive for the category "BC"

BC Family Day: February Stat Holiday to Start 2013


Monday, October 3rd, 2011 — 2:36pm PDT
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Update February 2013: I have compiled a list of events and activities for BC’s first Family Day. BC is finally getting a statutory holiday in February. The province’s first “Family Day” will be February 18 11th, 2013, reported Bob Mackin from the Throne Speech at the provincial legislature this afternoon. Photo credit: Keoni Cabral on […]

New Westminster Baseball Rallies for Justin Morneau


Friday, September 30th, 2011 — 2:35pm PDT
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New Westminster Little League Baseball asked me to help spread the word about an event they’re hosting tomorrow. Photo: Keith Allison on Flickr Their hometown baseball hero Justin Morneau, of the Minnesota Twins, is recovering from a recent round of surgeries and they’d like to send him some support. They’ve invited all baseball fans, little […]

Marco Polo Tours: Tulalip, Seattle, Cruise to Vancouver


Tuesday, September 27th, 2011 — 10:00am PDT
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A few weeks ago when my close friend Christina called me up to tell me about a deal she had found on on the Travel Best Bets website for a trip to Seattle and back, I was quick to jump on board. This past weekend we made our way bright and early to Richmond Centre […]

Archives Photos of the Day: Taxicabs


Tuesday, September 20th, 2011 — 10:00am PDT
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Next month McClure’s Cabs will be celebrating 100 years as a business in Vancouver, making it the oldest taxi company in the Lower Mainland. It was also the first taxi company to provide airport service in Vancouver. The theme of this week’s roundup of photos from the Vancouver Archives and the Vancouver Library collection is: […]

BC Rivers Day 2011


Thursday, September 15th, 2011 — 1:00pm PDT
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This year is the 31st anniversary of BC Rivers Day, Canada’s largest river appreciation event. The day aims to raise awareness about our province’s waterways through event partnerships with recreational clubs, conservation organizations, community groups, schools, and more. TD Great Canadian Shoreline Cleanup Where False Creek East (Science World), Port Moody When Saturday, September 24, […]

BC Place Construction Update: Almost Done


Wednesday, September 14th, 2011 — 2:00pm PDT
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Like many Vancouverites, I’ve been following the BC Place construction project ever since the marshmallow top was deflated back in May of 2010. With just over two weeks to go until the first event (BC Lions vs Edmonton Eskimos) it’s time for the finishing touches. Photo credit: BC Place on Flickr “Our September 30th scheduled […]