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August 2010 Events in Vancouver

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Although June was a bit soggier than desired, July heated up Vancouver in more ways than one. Concerts, festival, and community events kept us all out and about. As we head into the second half of summer, the fun and excitement around Metro Vancouver isn’t showing any signs of slowing down. The following are event […]

BCSPCA Paws for a Cause 2010

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The BCSPCA’s Paws for a Cause is coming up this September and participants are busy collecting donations and spreading the word about the event. Paws for a Cause involves a 3.5km walk and some locations have 3.5km runs as well. There will also be games and activities for pets and all ages. My friend Keira […]

Bakerview EcoDairy in Abbotsford

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The following is a guest post contributed by Amber Strocel from TheV3H.com and Strocel.com. My family and I were recently invited to tour Bakerview EcoDairy in Abbotsford. I am always interested in learning more about where my food comes from, so I jumped at the chance. The EcoDairy is a demonstration farm, and its purpose […]

Trevor Linden to Join BC Hockey Hall of Fame

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One of Vancouver’s most beloved Canucks, Trevor Linden, will be inducted into the BC Hockey Hall of Fame this weekend. Born and raised in Medicine Hat, Alberta, Linden spent 10 years with the Vancouver Canucks before moving on to the New York Islanders, Montreal Canadians, and the Washington Capitals. Photos by: splityarn & Stephen Dyrgas […]

How to be Fire Safe this Summer in BC

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This Friday campfires will be banned in all BC Parks due to the dry conditions of forest timber. The ban includes most of Vancouver Island, except a two-kilometre stretch along the island’s outer coast, and spans the mainland from the Lower Mainland to the Coast Mountains [CBC News]. Photo credit: John Bollwitt on Flickr It […]

Vancouver History: English Bay and the Bathhouse

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As Vancouver’s most famous beach, English Bay has been a source for views, sunsets, fireworks, and strolls since the dawn of our fair city. In 2010 I was running a contest to win two tickets to view the Honda Celebration of Light Fireworks from the top of the Bathhouse at English Bay. I had a […]