Archive for the category "BC"

Earth Day Vancouver 2009

Wednesday, April 15th, 2009 — 9:03am PDT
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This year’s Earth Day celebrations in Metro Vancouver aren’t just taking place April 22nd, but they’re spanning across a week and two full weekends. Here’s a quick rundown of events around the region. Evergreen’s Earth Day Kicking things off the weekend before Earth Day, Evergreen’s Earth Day will see the planting of 4,000 native trees […]

100 Mile Challenge in Mission, BC

Monday, April 13th, 2009 — 10:44am PDT
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Based on the best-selling book (and blog) by James MacKinnon and Alisa Smith, the Food Network’s new series, The 100 Mile Challenge, is testing the lifestyle habits of families in Mission, BC. I recently did a write up about the show for E!Online and soon after started counting my own food miles. Photo credit: Roland […]

Metro Vancouver History: Samuel Brighouse

Wednesday, April 8th, 2009 — 11:24am PDT
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Samuel Brighouse was one of the earliest settlers on Burrard Inlet (he was one of the Three Greenhorns) and in later years also had a farm on Lulu Island in Richmond.

CBC's Dragons' Den Auditions in Vancouver

Saturday, April 4th, 2009 — 2:47pm PDT
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On Friday afternoon I had the opportunity to sit in on the judge’s panel at the Vancouver auditions for the popular CBC series, Dragons’ Den. It was lovely to see the talented producers once again since I first met them when I did Test the Nation in Toronto as a part of Team Blogger in […]

Central City's IPA is CMRA's Best Beer in BC

Friday, April 3rd, 2009 — 2:30pm PDT
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Wednesday evening we headed to the local beer & wine shop with Keira so that she could collect the standard thank you for helping me move brews. They didn’t have a run-of-the-mill selection, mostly imports and micro-brews, however we did get a brief education about cask brewing and ending up picking up a pack of […]

Metro Vancouver Park Series: Minnekhada Regional Park

Tuesday, March 31st, 2009 — 11:00am PDT
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Our pal John Biehler has great ideas for photowalks, which are meetups where everyone bring a camera and takes photos of what they see along the way. He’s had the brilliant idea of getting away from the downtown core for these events and recently ventured out to Minnekhada Park a few times. After seeing his […]