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Virgin Mobile Canada RE*Generation Phone Giveaway

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This holiday season Virgin Mobile Canada’s RE*Generation is doing some good as they raise $200,000 for at-risk and homeless youth programs in Canada. For a limited time you can purchase a special Virgin Mobile Canada RE*Generation Samsung Galaxy Ace II x and $15 from the sale of the phone will go directly to the Virgin […]

Snow Day

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A perfect storm of MidWest blizzards, record YVR snowfall, delayed connections, airport sprints, and a pilot’s illness has left us stranded in Denver while we try to get back to John‘s hometown in Iowa for Christmas. As such, I didn’t anticipate having two straight days of travel and I haven’t been able to put today’s […]

White Spot Christmas Lunch for Charity 2012

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The kind-hearted staff at two Lower Mainland White Spot restaurant locations are once again prepared to donate their time, tips, and net proceeds to a very worthy local causes on Christmas Day. The White Spot Christmas Lunch for Charity will take place on Tuesday, December 25, 2012 from 11:00am to 3:00pm at the following locations: […]

From the Miss604 Flickr Pool

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The weather is always a hot topic in Vancouver making it more than just small talk in any local conversation. A gorgeous sunset, a blustery day with the Sea Wall closed, and some of the first snowflakes of the season. This week’s collection of photos from the Miss604 Flickr Pool include sunshine and slush, festive […]

The Commercial Drive Coffee Company: Coffee Giveaway

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The Commercial Drive Coffee Company popped onto my radar just a short time ago when they supplied the complimentary coffee at my London Drugs book signing event — and I’m very glad that they did. Roasted in East Vancouver, they have signature Vancouver-themed coffee styles that include: The Drive Espresso: “A smooth, low acidity, European […]

Edible Canada at Granville Island

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Disclosure: Review — This is not a paid post. Our meal was compliments of Edible Canada. We made our own purchases in the retail store. Please review the Policy & Disclosure section for further information.

Edible Canada on Granville Island combines a bistro with a retail store that is packed with the best permanent selection of local and artisan ingredients around. If you’ve ever wondered what “Canadian Cuisine” entails, look no further than the Edible Canada bistro menu. Keira and I stopped in yesterday, enjoying individual french press coffees and […]