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Favourite Travel Experiences of 2010

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While we stayed very close to home for a few weeks in February 2010, I spent even more time on the road. From snowshoeing to swimming in the Caribbean, the following are some of my Top Travel Experiences of 2010. January 2010 Destination: Iowa Highlights: Ringing in 2010 with John’s family Destination: Sun Peaks Resort […]

Voices of BC Book Giveaway

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After discovering I had a passion for writing about local history a few years ago I began to closely follow the works of the Vancouver Archives, Chuck Davis, John Atkin, and more recently James Johnstone. Although Vancouver is only 124 years old, our region has centuries of history which is why I was pretty excited […]

CBC Open House & Food Bank Day 2010

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The CBC broadcast centre will open its doors this Friday, December 3rd for its 24th annual Open House and Food Bank Day. The public are invited to bring in a donation for the Food Bank and enjoy newsroom tours, live broadcasts, and performances. Donations will be accepted in person from 8:00am until 7:00pm or online […]

Movember Events in Vancouver 2010

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As the month known as Movember comes to a close, moustached faces across the city are preparing for the shaving of a lifetime. It was more evident this year than any other, from Vancouver to Whistler and Victoria, that men in BC really do care about a cause (and aren’t afraid to look a little […]

Silk Road Tea in Victoria

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During my stay in Victoria with Keira we were booked to to a tea workshop at Silk Road Tea in Chinatown. Recently expanded along Government Street Silk Road is a tea shop, tasting room, and spa rolled into one. Upon entering we were greeted with samples of their Westcoast Peppermint and were surrounded by infusers, […]

Nanaimo Arts & Culinary Culture Walking Tour

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For most of my life, the only time I had ever spent in the Nanaimo are was either at Departure Bay or Duke Point ferry terminals. Nanaimo is a port for vessels carrying tourists, travellers and commuters however in recent years its own downtown core has become known as a great place to eat, shop, […]