Archive for the category "BC"

Moores Canadian Suit Drive

Comments 1 by Rebecca Bollwitt

Tomorrow morning you may notice something a little unusual outside the Vancouver City Centre Canada Line station. Scantily-clad businessmen will show how they’ve given “the suits of their backs” to promote the Moores Canadian Suit Drive this September. Photo credit: _Davo_ on Flickr What: Moores first annual Canadian Suit Drive When: Launching September 1st and […]

Free Subway Breakfast, Customer Appreciation

Add a Comment by Rebecca Bollwitt

Subway is offering up a free breakfast combo as a part of a customer appreciation campaign tomorrow, August 19th. The offer is valid 7:00am until 10:00am for a ham & cheese egg muffin melt and a coffee. This is available only at participating restaurants in BC so you may want to call ahead to your […]

Presidents’ Cup Lacrosse 2010, Win Tickets

Comments 13 by Rebecca Bollwitt

The 2010 Presidents’ Cup, Canada’s premier Senior B box lacrosse tournament, is currently taking place in Burnaby. Lacrosse is big in these parts (the Canadian Lacrosse Hall of Fame is in New Westminster) and although we no longer have the Vancouver Ravens in the National Lacrosse League, there are still local teams playing top-notch lacrosse. […]

Fraser Valley Park Series: Golden Ears Provincial Park

Comments 3 by Rebecca Bollwitt

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

Comments 4 by Rebecca Bollwitt

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

Comments 2 by Rebecca Bollwitt

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 […]