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CBC Open House & Food Bank Day 2010

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The CBC broadcast centre will open its doors this Friday, December 3rd for its 24th annual Open House and Food Bank Day. The public are invited to bring in a donation for the Food Bank and enjoy newsroom tours, live broadcasts, and performances. Donations will be accepted in person from 8:00am until 7:00pm or online […]

Movember Events in Vancouver 2010

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As the month known as Movember comes to a close, moustached faces across the city are preparing for the shaving of a lifetime. It was more evident this year than any other, from Vancouver to Whistler and Victoria, that men in BC really do care about a cause (and aren’t afraid to look a little […]

Silk Road Tea in Victoria

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During my stay in Victoria with Keira we were booked to to a tea workshop at Silk Road Tea in Chinatown. Recently expanded along Government Street Silk Road is a tea shop, tasting room, and spa rolled into one. Upon entering we were greeted with samples of their Westcoast Peppermint and were surrounded by infusers, […]

Nanaimo Arts & Culinary Culture Walking Tour

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For most of my life, the only time I had ever spent in the Nanaimo are was either at Departure Bay or Duke Point ferry terminals. Nanaimo is a port for vessels carrying tourists, travellers and commuters however in recent years its own downtown core has become known as a great place to eat, shop, […]

Smart Box Unique Escapes Giveaway

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Always on the lookout for one-of-a-kind presents for family and friends, I was delighted when I was approached to conduct this next contest. Just in time for the holiday season, Smart Box has launched a series of packages that aren’t so much about giving gifts as they are about giving experiences. Smart Box themes include […]

The Red Sock Project in Vancouver

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As temperatures dip below freezing and beyond, thoughts turn to those on Vancouver’s streets and their need to keep warm this winter. Nood in Gastown has launched a campaign along with the Salvation Army that will supply Vancouver’s less fortunate with at the very least, a warm pair of socks. Photo credit: Nood Canada on […]