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Surrey Party for the Planet 2012

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Surrey’s Party for the Planet is BC’s largest Earth Day celebration, happening April 27th to 28th, 2012 at the Central City Plaza. Combining earth-friendly activities, exhibits, and entertainment, the two-day festival is free for the whole family. Entertainment The Friday night lineup will aim to inspire youth with interactive and eco-conscious exhibits topped with musical […]

From the Miss604 Flickr Pool

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Thanks to those that have shared their photos with the Miss604 Flickr Pool I have the 62nd post in the series ready to go. This week is a general collection of images but if you would like to be featured next week, I’ll be looking for black and white photography — before we head into […]

The Art of Being Together 2012

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L’Arche Greater Vancouver is hosting its 3rd annual Art of Being Together fundraising art exhibit this weekend. The event features artwork by some of Vancouver’s emerging artists along with pieces created by team of people with and without developmental disabilities. When Saturday March 10, 2012 from 1:00-5:00pm Where National Nikkei Museum & Heritage Centre (6688 […]

People are Fragile: Vancouver Pedestrian Awareness Campaign

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The City of Vancouver launched a pedestrian awareness campaign last month using outdoor advertising to bring attention to key behaviours around intersections. According to the City, these include: pedestrians jaywalking, cyclists running stop signs, and, motorists failing to yield to pedestrians in both marked and unmarked crosswalks. People are fragile, they are not invincible. Don’t […]

Richmond Food Blogger for a Year: What to Know About 365 Days of Dining

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Tourism Richmond launched a campaign this week to hire a blogger to dine out at one of 800 local restaurants every day for a year, providing social media updates and posts about their experience. The winning applicant will be set up with a gym pass for the Richmond Olympic Oval, a negotiated daily stipend for […]

Genie Awards 2012

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The 32nd annual Genie Awards, for excellence in Canadian cinema, roll out the red carpet next Thursday, March 8, 2012 live on the CBC. Hosted by George Stroumboulopoulos and Andrea Martin, special guests during the broadcast will include Gordon Pinsent, Adam Beach, Allan Hawco, Zaib Shaikh, Jason Priestley, Tyler Labine, Fefe Dobson, Gabrielle Miller, Kim […]