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We Day Vancouver 2012: Archbishop Desmond Tutu, Magic Johnson, Dr. Holly Branson, Demi Lovato, OneRepublic

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We Day returns to Vancouver on October 18th to inspire and celebrate youth who make a difference in their community and around the world. This is the 4th year that We Day has come to Vancouver, filling Rogers Arena with 20,000 school kids and motivational celebrities and storytellers on the main stage thanks to Free […]

Touring Osoyoos and Oliver: Moon Curser, Stoneboat, Tinhorn Creek, Road13

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Vancouver History: Brockton

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This Saturday the Voices in the Park concert will take over Brockton fields, near Brockton Oval and Brockton Point in Stanley Park. The Brockton Point lighthouse is one of Vancouver’s most recognizable landmarks and with so many other areas of the park sharing the name, I thought it would be timely to read up on […]

BC Sports Hall of Fame 2012 Inductees

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The BC Sports Hall of Fame will be inducting nine individuals this month in the categories of athlete, team, builder, media, pioneer, and W.A.C. Bennett. Athletes Ashleigh McIvor (ski cross) As an English student at UBC in 2003, Whistler’s Ashleigh McIvor wrote an essay that she later sent to the IOC arguing that ski cross […]

Chef Meets BC Grape 2012

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The British Columbia Wine Institute (“BCWI”) presents the 8th Annual Chef Meets BC Grape event in Vancouver on September 20th. 75 BC wineries will be sharing more than 300 of their BC VQA wines that will be paired with 14 dishes from local Ocean Wise partner restaurants. Restaurant: Amuse on the Vineyard Beta-5 Butter on […]

London 2012 Paralympics: Canadian Medal Count, Returning Athletes

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The London 2012 Paralympics were closed today with a star-studded ceremony including Jay-Z, Rihanna, and Coldplay. Benoît Huot “The Shark” was the Team Canada flag-bearer at the closing ceremony as he collected gold, silver, and bronze medals at these games. LONDON, ENGLAND 08/30/2012: Benoit Huot celebrating his win in the Men’s 200m IM – SM10 […]