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Vancouver Diversity Health Fair 2012

Comments 1 by Rebecca Bollwitt

The 8th annual Vancouver Diversity Health Fair is happening this Saturday with a theme of Cancer Prevention and Early Detection. The fair will feature cooking demonstrations, a kids activity zone, free health screenings, multicultural performances, and over 50 health-related exhibitors. Where Croatian Cultural Centre (3250 Commercial Drive) When Saturday, March 3, 2012 from 10:00am to […]

Black Rock Resort in Ucluelet

Comments 6 by Rebecca Bollwitt
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

Comments 6 by Rebecca Bollwitt

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

Comments 3 by Rebecca Bollwitt

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

Comments 2 by Rebecca Bollwitt

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

Comments 2 by Rebecca Bollwitt

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 […]