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Vancouver History: Boundaries

Comments 3 by Rebecca Bollwitt

The City of Vancouver’s boundaries as we know them (Burrard Inlet, Boundary Road, the Fraser River, and Pacific Spirit Park) were not always part of Vancouver. Throughout its 125-year history, Vancouver has expanded and amalgamated several times. When it was incorporated on April 6, 1886, it was made up of what we would now call […]

North Shore Snowshoe Options

Comments 1 by Rebecca Bollwitt

There’s something for everyone on the North Shore mountains as they continue to get dusted with powder this season. As an alternative to skiing or boarding, snowshoeing is gaining in popularity and is often paired with other wintery activities. Mount Seymour, Grouse Mountain, and Cypress each have snowshoe packages: Mount Seymour Snowshoe Mount Seymour offers […]

Shops at Morgan Crossing Christmas Giveaway

Comments 122 by Rebecca Bollwitt

The Shops at Morgan Crossing in South Surrey are offering up a variety of family-friendly activities this season on top of the opportunity to get through your Christmas list with their roster of over 60 retailers. Photo courtesy of The Shops at Morgan Crossing From December 19 to December 21, 2011, there will be cookie […]

Volunteering in Vancouver for Christmas 2011

Comments 2 by Rebecca Bollwitt

While I’ve been blogging about social causes for the last seven years, fundraising online, and organizing fundraisers, this year I have gone out into the community to see for myself where the difference is made. John and I served at the Union Gospel Mission‘s dinner last Saturday and today I’m out at schools around the […]

White Rock Christmas 2011

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When you think of Christmas, the beach might not come to mind. However in White Rock, the two will go hand-in-hand this weekend. Photo credit: GlacierTim on Flickr – Submitted to the Miss604 Flickr Pool. What Christmas at the Beach When Sunday, December 18, 2011 from 12:00pm to 4:00pm Where West Beach (short strip near […]

Getting Festive in Port Moody

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You probably don’t need me to tell you that the holiday season is here. And while everyone in Metro Vancouver enjoys Bright Nights in Stanley Park or the Festival of Lights at VanDusen Gardens, out here in the Northeast Sector we have some fabulous Christmas events of our own to mark the season. So if […]