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BC Sports Hall of Fame: Red Mitten Weekend

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The BC Sports Hall of Fame has finally re-opened after closing in April of 2010, post Olympics, while BC Place was being remodeled. The Hall opened its doors in November and they’re steadily seeing a return in visitors, especially last weekend with the CONCACAF women’s Olympic qualifying soccer matches. I spent some time there this […]

Pink Shirt Day 2012

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It’s been five years since CKNW was inspired by the story of two students from Nova Scotia (David Shepherd and Travis Price) who took a stand against bullying by wearing pink shirts to school in protest. Since that time, the concept of Pink Shirt Day has grown into a national campaign to raise awareness about […]

BC Travel Tuesday: Crystal Lodge & Suites Whistler

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The Whistler edition of BC Travel Tuesday continues this week and while we get soggy in the city, the snow is floating down in this world class resort community. backyardbc is a new travel website designed specifically for residents of British Columbia. Essentially a “be a tourist in your own backyard” program, participating hotels & […]

The North Vancouver Museum

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I recently took my first trip to the North Vancouver Museum‘s Presentation House to find out more about their programs, archives, and current exhibits. The Presentation House is one of two locations for the museum, located on West 4th at Chesterfield, while the archives are over in Lynn Valley. The old schoolhouse building, and former […]

Nisga’a New Year Hobiyee 2012

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This Friday I am very excited to attend my first Hobiyee, which is the Nisga’a new year celebration presented by the Nisga’a Ts’amiks Society and Social City Networking. Organizers have informed me that this will be the first Hobiyee ever celebrated publicly on a scale this grand. The event will take place at the 5,000-person […]

Dynamite Gift Card Giveaway

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If you were to ask me my personal style, I would tell you that I don’t really have any. I wear jeans, sometimes skirts, and a top that suits the occasion. In home in my office my “uniform” includes t-shirts usually have technology or social media tones — like the HootSuite t-shirt I’m wearing as […]