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Vancouver Icons: The Sun Tower

Tuesday, May 10th, 2011 — 11:54am PDT
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For the Vancouver Icons series I have been profiling buildings, statues, and landmarks that we see every day in Vancouver but are perhaps unaware of their history. The posts are photo-heavy, peppered with tidbits of information about the selected icon. When looking for ideas for this week’s subject I put the call out on Twitter […]

Mining Week in BC 2011

Monday, May 9th, 2011 — 10:40am PDT
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Celebrating one of the province’s oldest and largest industry’s, Mining Week in BC kicks off today. Events include the Teck Children’s Hospital Fundraiser, a Women in Mining Gala Reception, and business luncheons in Vancouver, Campbell River, Smithers, Prince George and Kamloops. Photo credit: John Bollwitt. From the Britannia Mine Museum In Vancouver there will be […]

Coquitlam Farmers Market Celebrates 15th Season

Friday, May 6th, 2011 — 9:23am PDT
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The following is a guest post contributed by Amber Strocel from and The Coquitlam Farmers Market is kicking off its 15th season this Sunday, May 8 from 9:00am-1:00pm. It’s the second oldest market in the region, opening just one year after the Vancouver market at Trout Lake. It happens every Sunday, rain or […]

Vancouver Craft Beer Week: Phillips Brewmaster’s Dinner

Wednesday, May 4th, 2011 — 10:23am PDT
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Vancouver Craft Beer Week is steadily approaching as the city gets ready to celebrate craft beer from around the world. From Belgian wheats to Brooklyn brews and the very best of BC, you can enjoy events that feature multi-course beer pairings or pub crawls around town. One of these events is taking place next Tuesday, […]

BC Travel Tuesday: Week 4 Inn at Laurel Point

Tuesday, May 3rd, 2011 — 3:58pm PDT
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The BC Travel Tuesday series is gaining momentum with over 1,200 entries over the last few weeks through comments and Twitter. I hope that this means locals love to travel locally, and if you’re like me – there’s so much more of BC yet to discover and experience. In case you’re just finding out about […]

Polling Stations in Vancouver

Monday, May 2nd, 2011 — 7:45am PDT
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If you are looking for Elections Canada information on October 19, 2015, please see the Elections Canada website and enter your postal code to find your polling station. Today is election day in Canada and if you haven’t already cast your vote in advanced polls, you have from 7:00am until 7:00pm (Pacific Time) to do […]