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Welcome to Cascadia

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You see a lot of flags and banners at Whitecaps games in BC Place stadium but there’s one symbol that is repeated in the home venues of the Seattle Sounders and the Portland Timbers as well. It’s a blue, green, and white flag with a big silhouette of a tree down the middle. Known as […]

HUB: Bikeability for Businesses

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Biking to work could be a dream. Riding in the open air, avoiding bumper to bumper traffic, and arriving to work refreshed from morning exercise. In theory it’s ideal but in reality many businesses cannot accomodate cycling commuters on their workforce — and that’s where HUB comes in. Formerly the Vancouver Area Cycling Coalition, HUB […]

BC Travel Tuesday Week 5: Tigh-Na-Mara Seaside Spa Resort

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The BC Travel Tuesday series has returned this summer as I partner up once again with Backyard BC to highlight properties and destinations around the province. We’re almost through our six week campaign with six different getaway packages for BC hotels this summer. Featuring a variety of hotels and resorts located throughout the province, Backyard […]

Chefs Across the Water at Hastings House on Salt Spring Island

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Our fortunate geography lends itself to interesting adventures in dining, from open fields in Pemberton to picnics in the middle of Robson Street. Chefs Across the Water fits right in as top chefs from around the province gather on Salt Spring Island to prepare multi-course dinners at the Hastings House Dinning Room, perched above Ganges […]

Vancouver Icons: Siwash Rock

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Rounding the Stanley Park Sea Wall the photo opportunities are abundant. North Shore and city scenes, forest trails, ocean wildlife, balanced rocks on boulders, sunsets, and more. Perched on the Western tip of the peninsula, Siwash Rock might just be one of the most photographed hunks of stone in the City and as such, it’s […]

Canadian Paralympic Team for London 2012: BC Athletes

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With misty eyes and heavy hearts, we watched on Sunday as the London 2012 Olympic Games came to a close. Athletic triumphs and defeats, dreams were both realized and shattered like records. However the competition and display of athletic excellent is not over yet. The London 2012 Paralympic Games open up August 29th and will […]