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Dominique Fricot iPod Pharmacy for Music Heals

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We all have these pocket-sized time capsules lying around that contain our favourite music from the past decade. Shoved into drawers, sitting on shelves, on it a big box marked “recycle” that’s been sitting around collecting dust. What can you do with your old iPod or mp3 player? You can donate it to the iPod […]

The Great BC Shake Out 2012

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This month schools, offices, families and individuals are invited to join The Great BC Shake Out, an annual earthquake preparedness drill that takes place around the world. At 10:18am on October 18, 2012 everyone is encouraged to Drop, Cover, and Hold. I remember earthquake drills when I was in elementary school as the province prepared […]

PowerSmart Month 2012: Power-Plinko

Comments 3 by Rebecca Bollwitt

October is BC Hydro PowerSmart Month which focuses on sharing information about conserving energy, using electricity wisely, finding the right electronics and lighting options for your home, and offering great deals and savings to consumers. Throughout PowerSmart Month I will be sharing updates, deals, and a few exciting giveaways. Power-Plinko Power-Plinko is a new online […]

Fort Langley Cranberry Festival 2012

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The Fort Langley Cranberry Festival is coming up on Saturday just ahead of Thanksgiving. Now in its 17th year, the Cranberry Festival features a full day of activities for all ages in this historic community. Photo credit: aloalo* on Flickr Join the free fun in downtown Fort Langley on Saturday, October 6, 2012 from 10:00am […]

October Events in Metro Vancouver 2012

Comments 2 by Rebecca Bollwitt

The clouds arrived on cue as autumn hit last weekend in Vancouver. The air cooled, leaves began to drop, and flip flops have been traded in for boots. With Thanksgiving and Halloween this month, we have a long weekend and plenty of fun activities to look forward too, like Fall & Halloween Tours, Corn Mazes, […]

Vintage Vancouver Trees

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Yesterday was National Tree Day and this weekend communities around the province are tree day activities. I thought it would be only fitting to have a tree theme for this week’s roundup of photos from the Vancouver Public Library. Bear in mind, most of Vancouver – including and especially downtown – was covered in forest […]