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We Day Inspires Blogging at Gleneagles Elementary

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We Day is one of my favourite annual events. Their line-up of international guests is always impressive and the campaign not only raises millions of dollars for Free the Children, it also raises millions of volunteer hours. The event educates children and youth across Canada about global causes while also inspiring them to do what […]

Blogger Profile: Mikala of BackstageRider

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I decided to create a “Blogger Profile” category in 2006 and five years later, albeit infrequently, I still love to profile some of my favourite bloggers who make the local online scene just that much more interesting. I recently sent off the staple questions to Mikala, who I met for the first time in person […]

Vancouver in a Day

Comments 1 by Rebecca Bollwitt

Tourism Vancouver has been commissioning some very cool projects lately like Kris Krug’s photo essays (capturing Chinatown and Downtown neighbourhoods). Photo credit: Kris Krug for Tourism Vancouver on Flickr Their latest series is with Sean Horlor (Columnist, Producer, star of Don’t Quit Your Gay Job) creating an online video campaign called “Vancouver in a Day” […]

Canucks 2011 Playoff Guide

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The Vancouver Canucks are heading into their first round of NHL Stanley Cup playoffs tonight against Chicago. With the entire city alive with excitement (and hungry for revenge against the Blackhawks) there’s a lot to take in so I figured a Canucks Playoff Guide would be in order. Photo credit: Kardboard604 on Flickr Contests There […]

25 Years of SkyTrain Service

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Yesterday I came across a post on The Buzzer Blog (via Vancouver is Awesome) that featured photos of Prince Charles and Princess Diana’s ride on the SkyTrain during Expo 86. It was December 11th, 1985 that SkyTrain took its first run through the tunnels at Waterfront Station and throughout 2011, Translink will be celebrating SkyTrain’s […]

Finding Top Family Arts Destinations with VancouverMom

Comments 1 by Rebecca Bollwitt

It’s another big year for Vancouver as the city celebrates 125 years since its incorporation and to boot, it has been designated a Cultural Capital of Canada for 2011. This means we can expect public celebrations, exhibits, performances and more throughout the year (many of which are already listed on the CelebrateVancouver125 website). In honor […]