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Black Rock Resort in Ucluelet

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Disclosure: Review — I was not paid to write this post or any other. Nor was a review expected. Our stay and dinner was compliments of Black Rock Resort however we paid taxes, gratuities, and for the wine pairing upgrade. Please review the Policy & Disclosure section for further information.

A few weeks ago we spent the weekend at Black Rock Resort in Ucluelet, just ahead of Valentine’s Day. We did a rain-soaked late night drive across the Tofino Highway, arriving on a Friday, and took the ferry home from Nanaimo on Sunday afternoon. Probably one of the best hotel room views in the world. […]

National Aboriginal Achievement Awards 2012

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The National Aboriginal Achievement Awards will be awarded tonight in Vancouver at the Queen Elizabeth Theatre. Co-hosted by Theoren Fleury and BC’s Carmen Moore, the 19th annual event will recognize 15 outstanding First Nation, Inuit and Metis Canadians. Hosts Carmen Moore & Theo FleuryPhoto courtesy of NAAF 2012 Recipients Adam Beach – Arts Victor S. […]

HootSuite is Hiring

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Vancouver’s HootSuite, one the world’s most popular social media dashboards, is hiring sales people, developers, and support specialists and they hope to find them at an open house next week. A shining beacon among our city’s tech and social startup scene, Vancouver’s HootSuite has come a long way over the last 4 years. Growing from […]

Parksville Uncorked 2012

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The annual Parksville Uncorked event kicks off tonight as lovers of fresh local food, wine, and beer enjoy a series of events on Vancouver Island’s east coast. Untapped What: A best-of-BC beer tasting event paired with gourmet local cuisine. When: Thursday, February 24, 2012 starting at 6:30pm Where: The Beach Club Resort Tickets: $49 per […]

Vancouver History: 1915-1930 Style

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Art Deco Chic, the latest exhibit from the Museum of Vancouver, opens March 7, 2012 and I am currently doing a ticket giveaway for opening night. In conjunction with this, I thought it would be fun to browse the Vancouver Archives and preview some historic style from Vancouver’s earlier years. (Left) 1916 – BC Sugar […]

Pattullo Bridge Public Workshops

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Tonight in New Westminster, you can join Translink at a workshop to learn about their latest plans to get the bridge replaced by 2018. Photo credit: Clayton Perry Photoworks on Flickr – Submitted to the Miss604 Flickr Pool The two-year consultation process getting underway is shaping up to be a tussle between Surrey and New […]