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BC Bike Race 2009

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The following was written for Miss604.com by Jane Victoria King BC Bike Race wrapped up at Whistler’s Creekside on Saturday. The seven-day staged mountain bike race is billed as the epic single-track adventure of a lifetime. It brought together pro racers, riders of all ages and skill levels -including the weekend warriors, from countries across […]

New Victoria for New Media with Coast Hotels

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This weekend John and I are on a new media press trip courtesy of Coast Hotels. Along with Ianiv & Arieanna, Duane, Anny, Karen, Lorraine, April, and guests we’re experiencing some of the best summer treats and events Victoria has to offer. We started out early this morning aboard the Spirit of British Columbia as […]

Metro Vancouver Park Series: Belcarra Regional Park

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I was inspired to create an entry for my Metro Vancouver Park Series after my recent kayaking trip so here’s what you’ll need to know about exploring Belcarra. Metrics: 1,100 hectares (2,718 acres) with 22 km of hiking trails and 9.5kms of bike trails. Lake Sasamat – Photo credit: jkaneda on Flickr How to Get […]

Ride to Conquer Cancer 2009

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This weekend thousands will set out on their bikes in support of the Ride to Conquer Cancer. For months participants have been training to ride from Vancouver to Seattle while raising funds for the BC Cancer Foundation. The Ride kicks off with an official opening ceremony this Saturday at 7:00am in the Guildford Town Centre […]

Golden Ears Bridge Run

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On June 14th you could be one of the first people to cross the Golden Ears Bridge on foot with the Golden Ears Bridge Run. 300 people are invited to enter this 7km fun run (sorry, no walkers) and you can register online through the Running Room. Photo credit: writepics on Flickr The Golden Ears […]

Canon's Nurture Nature Awards

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Canon has announced the Nurture Nature Awards, which is “an environmental program that encourages Canadians to help protect or improve the natural habitat of an endangered or threatened species in their community.” Photo credit: Tyler Ingram on Flickr They will be accepting applications online (from now until September 1st) containing your written plan on how […]