Archive for the category "BC"

HootSuite is Hiring

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Vancouver’s HootSuite, one the world’s most popular social media dashboards, is hiring sales people, developers, and support specialists and they hope to find them at an open house next week. A shining beacon among our city’s tech and social startup scene, Vancouver’s HootSuite has come a long way over the last 4 years. Growing from […]

Parksville Uncorked 2012

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The annual Parksville Uncorked event kicks off tonight as lovers of fresh local food, wine, and beer enjoy a series of events on Vancouver Island’s east coast. Untapped What: A best-of-BC beer tasting event paired with gourmet local cuisine. When: Thursday, February 24, 2012 starting at 6:30pm Where: The Beach Club Resort Tickets: $49 per […]

Vancouver History: 1915-1930 Style

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Art Deco Chic, the latest exhibit from the Museum of Vancouver, opens March 7, 2012 and I am currently doing a ticket giveaway for opening night. In conjunction with this, I thought it would be fun to browse the Vancouver Archives and preview some historic style from Vancouver’s earlier years. (Left) 1916 – BC Sugar […]

Pattullo Bridge Public Workshops

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Tonight in New Westminster, you can join Translink at a workshop to learn about their latest plans to get the bridge replaced by 2018. Photo credit: Clayton Perry Photoworks on Flickr – Submitted to the Miss604 Flickr Pool The two-year consultation process getting underway is shaping up to be a tussle between Surrey and New […]

Challenger Relief Map of BC

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Flipping through the pages of Chuck Davis’ History of Metropolitan Vancouver I came across an image of a man with a mop standing on top of the Challenger Relief Map. Created by George Challenger, to this day it’s the largest map of its kind in the world. Via the City Archives on Flickr Since his […]

UBC Arts Last Lecture 2012 with Strombo

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The Arts Undergraduate Society of UBC will be hosting their annual Arts Last Lecture on Friday, March 16, 2012 and they have announced that George Stroumboulopoulos will be their guest speaker. Where Old Auditorium, UBC When Friday, March 16, 2012 at 7:30pm Each year, the Arts Undergraduate Society invites a speaker to deliver a “Last […]