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Vancouver Icons: Siwash Rock

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Rounding the Stanley Park Sea Wall the photo opportunities are abundant. North Shore and city scenes, forest trails, ocean wildlife, balanced rocks on boulders, sunsets, and more. Perched on the Western tip of the peninsula, Siwash Rock might just be one of the most photographed hunks of stone in the City and as such, it’s […]

Canadian Paralympic Team for London 2012: BC Athletes

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With misty eyes and heavy hearts, we watched on Sunday as the London 2012 Olympic Games came to a close. Athletic triumphs and defeats, dreams were both realized and shattered like records. However the competition and display of athletic excellent is not over yet. The London 2012 Paralympic Games open up August 29th and will […]

Pirate Pak Day at White Spot 2012

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White Spot is hosting Pirate Pak Day tomorrow. When you order a Pirate Pak at a White Spot restaurant in BC on Wednesday, August 15, 2012 they will donate $2 to the Zajac Ranch for Children. Zajac Ranch is a local charity that gives children and young adults with life-threatening illnesses and chronic disabilities an […]

FortisBC at the PNE 2012

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Vancouver’s summer Fair at the PNE kicks off this weekend with entertainment, exhibitions, demonstrations, and food creations that go far beyond the beloved mini donuts. The team from FortisBC (natural gas, electricity, and energy solutions) is returning this year with an info booth about how you can save energy in your home throughout the year. […]

Honda CRV Whistler Roadtrip

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Disclosure: Review — John's experience was courtesy of Honda Canada. He was not paid to write this recap and it is formed of his own opinions. Please review the Policy & Disclosure section for further information.

Recently, Honda invited me to go on a roadtrip with some other local bloggers in the new CRV. We gathered at their headquarters in Richmond early on a Saturday morning. Once divided into teams (I was paired with Gwen from LeftCoastMama.net), we set about loading up our CRV with some typical things you’d take on […]

Music Therapy Ride 2012

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The 11th annual Music Therapy Ride (“MTR”) is rolling out to Harrison Hot Springs in September. Founded by members of the music industry (from artists to label representatives, agents, managers, and promoters) all motorcycle enthusiasts are invited to participate in the event that supports community-based music therapy services throughout British Columbia. Now celebrating it’s 11th […]