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Surrey Fusion Festival 2011

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The Fusion Festival returns to Holland Park in Surrey July 16th and 17th. Easily our favourite festival of the summer, this two-day event combines entertainment, education, cultural celebration, and hundreds of different food options. Entertainment Four stages will be filled with song, dance, and performing arts throughout both days. Stage performances kick off at 11:30am […]

Grey Cup Festival Vancouver 2011

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The 99th Grey Cup championship and festival will take place in Vancouver Thursday, November 24th through to game day Sunday, November 27th. Tickets for the game and festival, Canada’s largest sporting event, went on sale earlier this week. The Grey Cup festival, hosted by the BC Lions, will run for four days in downtown Vancouver […]

Kids Up Front Vancouver

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While scrolling through my Non-Profit list on Twitter the other morning, hoping to find some “good news” stories, one organization ‘leapt off the page’. There was a tweet from Kids Up Front to the Vancouver Art Gallery, thanking them for passes. Within a few hours I contacted Kids Up Front through Twitter and ended up […]

National Aboriginal Day 2011

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June 21st is National Aboriginal Day in Canada and with it comes a host of activities, celebrations, and experiences from coast to coast, to coast. Tomorrow kicks off an 11-day campaign that will span Saint-Jean-Baptiste Day (June 24), Canadian Multiculturalism Day (June 27) and concludes with Canada Day (July 1). Here are just a few […]

Mourning the Loss of Betty Fox

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It’s been minutes since the new broke of the passing of one of Canada’s favourite moms, Betty Fox. Just two week ago, the Terrry Fox Foundation reported that she was seriously ill. Betty Fox & photo of her son, Terry. Source: Tri-City News Statement from the Fox family: “It is with considerable sadness that we […]

Book: Best Day Trips from Vancouver

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I first met Jack Christie when we were on a media trip to Prince George last year and now his latest book, 52 Best Day Trips From Vancouver, has a permanent home on my desk for quick reference. Having penned the original book (of the same title) twenty years ago, local travel writer Jack issues […]