Archive for the category "BC"

Jeans Day for BC Childrens Hospital

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The 20th anniversary of Jeans Day is coming up Thursday April 29th benefiting the BC Children’s Hospital. Purchase a button for $5 to support the hospital and their efforts then wear your jeans to work or school to show your support. Team Leaders can sign on as Jeans Day Champions to rally Jeans Day initiatives […]

Sport BC Athlete of the Year Awards

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The Sport BC Athlete of the Year Awards are being awarded this week as the province’s top athletes receive recognition for their stellar performances. Nominees and finalists have been selected and winners will be announced March 31st at the River Rock Show Theatre. Award categories include: Athlete with a Disability, Coach of the Year, College […]

Vancouver Beaches Then and Now

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Inspired by today’s soggy weather, and the recent announcement that English Bay will be getting a Cactus Club, I thought I would profile Vancouver beaches, Then and Now. Tidal Flats at Jericho Beach 1890 Archives item # Be P41 2010 Photo credit: Brad-514 on Flickr Kitsilano Pool / Beach 1931 Archives item # Be N51.1 […]

Daffodil Day in BC

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The Province of British Columbia and the City of Vancouver have declared April 9th as Daffodil Day, in support of the Canadian Cancer Society (CCS). The Vancouver Team wearing their pins – photo: Canadian Cancer Society on Flickr It may look like a daffodil pin but it’s actually a badge of courage. The Canadian Cancer […]

Fraser Valley Parks: Chilliwack Lake

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Although Chilliwack Lake is in the “604” area code, it isn’t in Metro Vancouver. As such, it is the first entry for my Fraser Valley parks profile series. View Larger Map Metrics: Park size is a whopping 9,258 hectares with 146 campsites and 40kms of trails including a leg of the Trans Canada Trail. Photo […]

Sunshine Coast: Sechelt Peninsula by Air

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The last stop on our Sunshine Coast weekend adventure was in Sechelt. View Larger Map We had lunch at the Lighthouse Pub then walked over to WestCoast Air for a scenic flight of the peninsula. It was really neat to fly right over the parts of the area we explored by boat just the day […]