Archive for the category "BC"

People are Fragile: Vancouver Pedestrian Awareness Campaign

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The City of Vancouver launched a pedestrian awareness campaign last month using outdoor advertising to bring attention to key behaviours around intersections. According to the City, these include: pedestrians jaywalking, cyclists running stop signs, and, motorists failing to yield to pedestrians in both marked and unmarked crosswalks. People are fragile, they are not invincible. Don’t […]

Richmond Food Blogger for a Year: What to Know About 365 Days of Dining

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Tourism Richmond launched a campaign this week to hire a blogger to dine out at one of 800 local restaurants every day for a year, providing social media updates and posts about their experience. The winning applicant will be set up with a gym pass for the Richmond Olympic Oval, a negotiated daily stipend for […]

Genie Awards 2012

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The 32nd annual Genie Awards, for excellence in Canadian cinema, roll out the red carpet next Thursday, March 8, 2012 live on the CBC. Hosted by George Stroumboulopoulos and Andrea Martin, special guests during the broadcast will include Gordon Pinsent, Adam Beach, Allan Hawco, Zaib Shaikh, Jason Priestley, Tyler Labine, Fefe Dobson, Gabrielle Miller, Kim […]

Metro Vancouver Parks: Garry Point Park

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My Metro Vancouver Park Series has laid dormant for several months but with spring around the corner, what better time to profile some of our region’s best green spaces. Today’s feature is on Garry Point Park in Richmond. Photo credit: Clayton Perry Photoworks on Flickr – Submitted to the Miss604 Flickr Pool. Basics A 39-acre […]

Vancouver Beer Tweetup

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Tweetups (Twitter meetups) “back in the day” used to be when you were out at a restaurant or pub, picked up your phone, and told others on Twitter to spontaneously join you. Arriving with a pint in their hand, you would chat up new friends and old thanks to social media. Now that things are […]

Vancouver Diversity Health Fair 2012

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The 8th annual Vancouver Diversity Health Fair is happening this Saturday with a theme of Cancer Prevention and Early Detection. The fair will feature cooking demonstrations, a kids activity zone, free health screenings, multicultural performances, and over 50 health-related exhibitors. Where Croatian Cultural Centre (3250 Commercial Drive) When Saturday, March 3, 2012 from 10:00am to […]