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BC Travel Tuesday Week 1: The Inn at Laurel Point

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The BC Travel Tuesday series is returning this summer as I once again partner with Backyard BC to highlight hotels and destinations around the province. I will feature a weekly giveaway to 6 different properties for the next 6 Tuesdays in a row and Backyard BC will host a grand prize giveaway where you can […]

Surrey Fusion Festival 2012: Photos

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The 5th annual Surrey Fusion Festival is taking place this weekend in Holland Park with over 30 cultural pavilions, entertainment and food alongside international bands, local chefs, and dance teams. Arriving on scene on Saturday the site looked larger than previous years with an expanded Flavours of Surrey area with the Safeway Celebrity Cooking Stage, […]

National Lacrosse League Returns to Langley: Win Tickets

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The National Lacrosse League is returning to the Langley Events Centre this winter for a weekend of events and a pre-season game featuring the Calgary Roughnecks and the Colorado Mammoth. The National Lacrosse League a team in Vancouver, the Ravens, from 2002 until 2004 but lacrosse has always had a grassroots community and fan base […]

Downtown Surrey Walk and Meetup

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Next weekend BC’s largest multicultural celebration, the Surrey Fusion Festival, will take over Holland Park with two full days of music, food, and free entertainment. Between filling up on empanadas, Jamaican smoothies, and cannoli or watching Delhi 2 Dublin, Good For Grapes, Hawksley Workman, and Los Lobos, you can take a free walking tour of […]

Metro Vancouver History: Massey Tunnel

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On this day in 1959, Her Majesty Queen Elizabeth II herself presided over the grand opening ceremony for the Deas Island Tunnel, known today as the George Massey Tunnel. (Left) 1957 – Banner for the tunnel construction. VPL Accession Number: 41357.(Right) 1957 – Aerial view of construction. VPL Accession Number: 41355 The premier [W.A.C. Bennett] […]

Bowen Island Steamship Days 2012

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Bowen Island is just a quick ferry ride from Horseshoe Bay but it’s a great way to escape the city and enjoy the coastal scenes of Howe Sound. If you needed more of an excuse to visit, the Bowen Island Steamship Days festival is on now. 1946 – The Lady Alexandra approaches the dock on […]