Archive for the category "BC"

Fraser Valley Park Series: Golden Ears Provincial Park

Tuesday, August 17th, 2010 — 10:42am PDT
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When the temperatures hit record highs walking through cool forests and jumping into a glacier-fed lake sounds pretty tempting. Golden Ears Provincial Park is a great place to escape the city in summer or winter and as such, it’s my next Park Series feature. Photo credit: keepitsurreal on Flickr Metrics At 62,540 hectares it’s one […]

Abbotsford Airshow 2010

Friday, August 13th, 2010 — 8:23am PDT
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The Abbotsford International Airshow is summer staple in Southwest BC and it returns today through Sunday at the Abbotsford Airport. Photo credit: alive in calgary on Flickr In the Air Catch the following teams, performers, and shows up in the sky: CAF Snowbirds, USAF Heritage Flight, US Navy Legacy Flight, Avro Lancaster, B-25 Mitchell, de […]

Vancouver Haze, Wildfire Smoke Clouds Over City

Thursday, August 5th, 2010 — 9:34pm PDT
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There are many reasons why a haze or smoggy cloud could hang above Vancouver refusing to budge. The warm summer air, pollution, or lack of a breeze coming off the water. However the source of our hidden sunsets in recent days has been smoke from wildfires that rage on within BC. This evening Darren Barefoot […]

August 2010 Events in Vancouver

Monday, August 2nd, 2010 — 11:45am PDT
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Although June was a bit soggier than desired, July heated up Vancouver in more ways than one. Concerts, festival, and community events kept us all out and about. As we head into the second half of summer, the fun and excitement around Metro Vancouver isn’t showing any signs of slowing down. The following are event […]

BCSPCA Paws for a Cause 2010

Monday, August 2nd, 2010 — 10:45am PDT
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The BCSPCA’s Paws for a Cause is coming up this September and participants are busy collecting donations and spreading the word about the event. Paws for a Cause involves a 3.5km walk and some locations have 3.5km runs as well. There will also be games and activities for pets and all ages. My friend Keira […]

Bakerview EcoDairy in Abbotsford

Tuesday, July 27th, 2010 — 1:10pm PDT
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The following is a guest post contributed by Amber Strocel from and My family and I were recently invited to tour Bakerview EcoDairy in Abbotsford. I am always interested in learning more about where my food comes from, so I jumped at the chance. The EcoDairy is a demonstration farm, and its purpose […]