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BC Travel Tuesday: Week 11 April Point

Comments 254 by Rebecca Bollwitt

For those of you who paid attention to this spring’s “BC Travel Tuesday” series, you may have noticed that I said we have 12 weeks of local travel giveaways… then we stopped at 10. The good news is that your math was right, we were missing two weeks and we’re ready to make up for […]

Tackle Hunger Food Drive 2011

Comments 55 by Rebecca Bollwitt

The Purolator Tackle Hunger Food Drive, in partnership with the BC Lions for the Greater Vancouver Food Bank Society, is taking place this coming Saturday, August 13th. Photo credit: blog_bleistift on Flickr This is the 9th annual Tackle Hunger campaign and fans are encouraged to bring non-perishable food item donations or cash in support of […]

Vancouver Viaduct History and Future

Comments 14 by Rebecca Bollwitt

Last month Vancouver City Council decided to proceed with a second series of studies that would concern the future of the Georgia and Dunsmuir viaducts [The Province]. The current viaducts, installed in 1972, serve as passage for tens of thousands of vehicles (and bikes) into the downtown core from False Creek, Chinatown, and East Vancouver. […]

Canadian Little League Championships 2011

Comments 3 by Rebecca Bollwitt

The Canadian Little League Championships are taking place in North Vancouver this year as the best in BC will take on the top teams in the country to see who will move on to the Little League World Series. Each year more than 40,000 kids and youth across Canada participate in Little League within 5 […]

Vancouver Canadians: Hall of Fame Week 3

Comments 46 by Rebecca Bollwitt

Thanks to the BC Sports Hall of Fame, I’ve been able to send 20 people to Vancouver Canadians games this summer and profile some inspirational hall of fame inductees (Week 1), (Week 2). With BC Place Stadium re-opening this gall, the BC Sports Hall of Fame will have a newly remodeled home and they will […]

Rowena’s Inn at Harrison Mills

Comments 2 by Rebecca Bollwitt
Disclosure: Review — Our stay was compliments of Rowena's and I paid for our eco-tour, which I would highly recommend as well. Please review the Policy & Disclosure section for further information.

In just under two hours the drive to Harrison Mills from Vancouver runs through the bustling city, across bridges, past big-box stores and commuter coffee pit stops before it winds down along the Fraser River and eventually coasts into an open valley. Before crossing the bridge to Kilby and heading into Harrison and Agassiz, you’ll […]