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Seattle NHL and NBA Arena Announcement

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Today, the City of Seattle and King County announced a proposal to build an arena that could bring the NBA back to Seattle and possibly welcome the NHL. Photo credit: tlianza on Flickr There has been an “Arena Review Panel” formed to review the full proposal. During today’s press conference it was said that “Private […]

Molson Coors Community Cheer Grants

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Molson Coors launched their Community Cheer program last fall and saw over a hundred communities across Canada apply to receive special funding for their projects. The field has been narrowed down to 64 finalists and it’s up to the public to “cheer” for the program they support the most. Winners will receive a piece of […]

Music Heals Canada

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This morning a new non-profit organization launched in Vancouver with a focus on the therapeutic power of music. Music Heals will unite music therapy-related initiatives (such as the Music Therapy Ride) and support a wide range of music therapy services to communities across Canada. “(Music therapy) can make the difference between withdrawal and awareness, between […]

Big Baby Drive at Oakridge

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The Big Baby Drive is coming to Oakridge Centre this spring, in partnership with the Metro Vancouver YWCA, to collect donations of baby supplies. Organized by One Big Movement, the goal is to collect more than 1,000 pieces of baby food, clothing, diapers, and more. Photo credit: Fuschia Foot on Flickr Location Oakridge Centre at […]

Tales of the Cocktail on Tour Vancouver 2012

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Last year Tales of the Cocktail (“TOTC”), the legendary New Orleans-based festival for bartenders, mixologists, and lovers of libations, went on tour for the first time and was hosted in Vancouver. It was such a success that it has returned for a second year to celebrate the city’s emerging cocktail culture. Held once again at […]

Urban Surrey Civic Surrey

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The latest census results were released this morning and they showed that in Metro Vancouver, the largest population growth was found in Surrey and Port Moody. From the Surrey Leader: “Surrey’s population grew 18.6 per cent to 468,251, an increase of more than 73,000 since the previous count in 2006. The City of Vancouver gained […]