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Steveston Staches Whisker Weekend

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Upper lips are staying warm this month as Movember participants continue to grow out their facial hair for a cause. One community team, the Steveston Staches are hosting a special two-day event in their community where anyone with (or without) a ‘mo can enjoy some great deals. Whisker Weekend When: November 26 and November 27, […]

Glow Christmas at Salt Spring

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This morning I’m heading over to Salt Spring Island to judge the Glowtini competition where local bartenders and mixologists will be creating their idea of the perfect Salt Spring Island holiday cocktail. Participants will be from Auntie Pestos Cafe, Harbour House Hotel Restaurant and Organic Farm, Marketplace Cafe, Moby’s Oyster Bar + Marine Grill, Oystercatcher, […]

History Tidbits: Grey Cup in Vancouver

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They 99th Grey Cup Championship is coming to Vancouver at the end of this week with a parade, festival, and final game in which our BC Lions are participating. The Lions had a bumpy start to their season at Empire Field but moved into their renovated home at BC Place and stormed up the ranks […]

Vancouver Election Results 2011

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The people of Vancouver have spoken (well the 34.6% of voters who turned out) and Vancouver’s Mayor is once again Gregor Robertson. Here are the results as of 11:00pm, November 19, 2011 after all 135 polls have reported: Mayor Gregor Robertson (Vision Vancouver) City Councillors Raymond Louie (Vision Vancouver), Kerry Jang (Vision Vancouver), Heather Deal […]

Grey Cup Party Fundraiser for SHLF

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The Strachan Hartley Legacy Foundation (“SHLF”) is hosting a 2011 Grey Cup party on Sunday, November 27th. They will be raising funds for their education and sport programs for at-risk youth in Vancouver. When: Sunday, November 27, 2011 12:00pm (3:30pm is the Grey Cup kick-off) Where: AuBar at 674 Seymour in Vancouver Where: *New Venue* […]

Fraser Valley Bald Eagle Festival 2011

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The Fraser Valley Bald Eagle Festival takes place this weekend in the Harrison region. The schedule is filled with special events at the Kilby Historic Site, Sandpiper Golf Resort, entertainment, and of course viewing of these magnificent birds who call the area home. Photo credit: Tyler Ingram on Flickr View eagle at the aptly-named Eagle […]