Archive for the category "BC"

From the Miss604 Flickr Pool: Port Mann Bridge Photos

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Having just passed the half-way point in the construction of the Port Mann Bridge I thought I would showcase photos of the impressive 10-lane superstructure this week. The following is a collection of Port Mann Bridge photos (past and present) that have been contributed to the Miss604 Group on Flickr. I also received permission to […]

HootSuite Acquisition(s)

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There was a HootSuite deal today but it’s not the one you may have heard rumours about. The makers of the web’s most popular communications dashboard acquired another Vancouver-based company called Geotoko that specializes in geo-analytic software. HootSuite is a browser-based Twitter, Facebook, LinkedIn, Ping, WordPress, MySpace, and FourSquare manager with millions of users on […]

Buddy: The Buddy Holly Story on Tour at the Surrey Arts Centre

Comments 48 by Rebecca Bollwitt

The Arts Club’s production of Buddy: The Buddy Holly Story opens today at the Surrey Arts Centre. The world’s most successful rock n’ roll musical is currently on tour around the province until November 20, 2011. “Peggy Sue,” “That’ll Be the Day,” “Oh Boy,” “Not Fade Away”—the list of hit songs penned by Buddy Holly […]

Joey Kenward Heart of a Canuck

Comments 1 by Rebecca Bollwitt

I first met Joey Kenward at the Pacific Coliseum four years ago when he was the voice of the Vancouver Giants. John set up the radio broadcast and Joey did production, the play-by-play, ran down to the locker rooms to do interviews between periods, then ran back up to the press box to call the […]

Centre for Child Development Gala of Hope Fundraiser

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The Centre for Child Development is hosting their annual Gala of Hope Fundraiser next month in Surrey. What 12th Anniversary “It Takes Two to Tango” Gala of Hope. Sample wines of Argentina and experience the tango. Hear inspiring stories from current and past clients as you help raise funds to support children with special needs. […]

BC Family Day: February Stat Holiday to Start 2013

Comments 11 by Rebecca Bollwitt

Update February 2013: I have compiled a list of events and activities for BC’s first Family Day. BC is finally getting a statutory holiday in February. The province’s first “Family Day” will be February 18 11th, 2013, reported Bob Mackin from the Throne Speech at the provincial legislature this afternoon. Photo credit: Keoni Cabral on […]