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Vancouver 2010 Torch Relay Celebrations


Tuesday, January 26th, 2010 — 9:30am PDT
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As the Vancouver 2010 Olympic Torch makes it way around BC on the last leg of its journey the excitement is bubbling over from community to community. Photo credit: AlbertaVan2010 on Flickr Over the Rockies, through the Kootenays, down and around the Thompson Okanagan. Photo credit: UrbanWorkbench on Flickr Here’s a rundown of where the […]

Sun Peaks Resort Winter Wine Festival


Monday, January 25th, 2010 — 3:26pm PDT
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Last week I jetted up to Sun Peaks Resort just outside of Kamloops, BC to take part in the Winter Wine Festival. The Winter Wine Festival is presented as a part of the seasonal Okanagan Wine Festival series, which hosts events across the region in spring, summer (at Silver Star) and fall as well. I […]

Handsfree Headset Giveaway


Friday, January 22nd, 2010 — 10:00am PDT
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Photo credit: mikekline on Flickr At the beginning of 2010 new rules came into effect under BC’s Motor Vehicle Act. As of January 1st, 2010 drivers caught talking on a hand-held device will be subject to fines — this means no texting or emailing as well. British Columbians have a 31-day grace period before fines […]

Dragons' Den: Sisters Secret Gourmet Foods


Tuesday, January 12th, 2010 — 1:39pm PDT
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Tomorrow the CBC show Dragons’ Den will see contestants from BC take the floor to pitch their business idea to the Dragons. Sisters Secret Gourmet Foods is a local company run by (you guessed it) sisters Marsha Simons, Salli Pateman and Joanna Spady. Their business produces all natural products such as granola, chili and sauces […]

Ski and Board Trips in BC


Tuesday, December 15th, 2009 — 11:45am PDT
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With snow on everyone’s mind right now, and with the local mountains slightly occupied this February, I thought I would find out a bit more about going on a ski getaway. The very first time I strapped on a pair of skis (which was also the last time I strapped on a pair of skis) […]

Vintage Vancouver Photos of Dogs Around Town


Thursday, November 5th, 2009 — 1:50pm PDT
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This morning I asked my Twitter followers what today’s “Then and Now” theme should be and I received some great suggestions. One that stuck out (hat tips to Patty Gibson) was a feature about dogs and their owners. With Vancouver being such a dog-friendly city, complete with doggy day spas, dog bakeries, with a selection […]