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New Westminster Baseball Rallies for Justin Morneau

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New Westminster Little League Baseball asked me to help spread the word about an event they’re hosting tomorrow. Photo: Keith Allison on Flickr Their hometown baseball hero Justin Morneau, of the Minnesota Twins, is recovering from a recent round of surgeries and they’d like to send him some support. They’ve invited all baseball fans, little […]

Marco Polo Tours: Tulalip, Seattle, Cruise to Vancouver

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A few weeks ago when my close friend Christina called me up to tell me about a deal she had found on on the Travel Best Bets website for a trip to Seattle and back, I was quick to jump on board. This past weekend we made our way bright and early to Richmond Centre […]

Archives Photos of the Day: Taxicabs

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Next month McClure’s Cabs will be celebrating 100 years as a business in Vancouver, making it the oldest taxi company in the Lower Mainland. It was also the first taxi company to provide airport service in Vancouver. The theme of this week’s roundup of photos from the Vancouver Archives and the Vancouver Library collection is: […]

BC Rivers Day 2011

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This year is the 31st anniversary of BC Rivers Day, Canada’s largest river appreciation event. The day aims to raise awareness about our province’s waterways through event partnerships with recreational clubs, conservation organizations, community groups, schools, and more. TD Great Canadian Shoreline Cleanup Where False Creek East (Science World), Port Moody When Saturday, September 24, […]

BC Place Construction Update: Almost Done

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Like many Vancouverites, I’ve been following the BC Place construction project ever since the marshmallow top was deflated back in May of 2010. With just over two weeks to go until the first event (BC Lions vs Edmonton Eskimos) it’s time for the finishing touches. Photo credit: BC Place on Flickr “Our September 30th scheduled […]

Culture Days 2011

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Culture Days in Canada are coming up September 30th, October 1st, and October 2nd as every province and territory celebrates the arts. Events around the Metro Vancouver area include everything from theatre performances to fibre arts studio tours. Major hubs of activity are on Granville Island, at the Burnaby Library, and at the Surrey Arts […]