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Price of Camping in BC: Guest Post

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The following has been written and contributed by Duane Storey I was just up at Cultus Lake, a provincial park near Chilliwack, British Columbia, booking a campground for this coming weekend. Prices last year at this location were $24/night, and didn’t include any wood or extra perks that used to be included back in the […]

Live at Squamish

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Click here for Live at Squamish 2011 Squamish is one of my favourite day-trip destinations and this Labour Day long weekend it will be hosting a music festival, Live at Squamish. Taking place at the Logger Sports Grounds and Hendrickson Fields September 4th and 5th, artists seem to be added to the bill every few […]

The Great Vancouver Fire of 1886

Comments 6 by Rebecca Bollwitt

It was 124 years ago last Sunday (June 13th, 1886) that Vancouver was completely destroyed by fire. It began as a controlled fire to clear brush on the land, however it quickly spread out of control. The Great Vancouver Fire of 1886 Vancouver before the Great Fire, Water Street 1886. Archives item #Str P8 The […]

The BC Lions for 2010

Comments 1 by Rebecca Bollwitt

Next Sunday the BC Lions will kick off the second game of their 56th season back where it all began, at Empire Field in East Vancouver. With the dome at BC Place deflated and renovations well underway, the 2010 season will take place outside on turf where the team played from 1954 to 1982. BCLions.com […]

2010 Winter Games Commemorative Book

Comments 156 by Rebecca Bollwitt

Yesterday I received a copy of the official 2010 Winter Games commemorative book, which probably has one of the longest titles I’ve seen: With Glowing Hearts: The Official Commemorative Book of the XXI Olympic Winter Games and the X Paralympic Winter Games/Des plus brillants exploits: Le livre commémoratif officiel des XXIes Jeux olympiques d hiver […]

River Rafting in the Fraser Canyon with REO Rafting

Comments 143 by Rebecca Bollwitt

Although the tumultuous waters of the Fraser Canyon have instilled fear inside me since I was a child peering over the cliffs at Hell’s Gate, I’ve always been curious about the river rafting experience. On a daily basis I get offers to run contests on my site but this is probably one of the most […]