Archive for the category "burnaby"

Civic Elections in Metro Vancouver


Thursday, October 23rd, 2008 — 8:53am PST
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As most folks in the region area should be aware, there are municipal elections happening very soon in numerous cities. Those in Vancouver, Surrey, Township of Langley, Coquitlam, New Westminster, Richmond, Burnaby, District of North Vancouver, and West Vancouver will be heading to the polls on November 15th to elect a new city council and […]

Funds for Local Non-Profits from The Metropolis Express


Tuesday, July 8th, 2008 — 2:09pm PST
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The last time I was at Metrotown it was to sit on Santa’s knee with Keira that also happened to be when first I noticed the little train carting young ones and their parents around the ground floor of the mall. It wasn’t until recently that I discovered that the train provides more than mid-mall […]

Metro Vancouver Park Series: Burnaby Lake Park


Wednesday, June 18th, 2008 — 6:00am PST
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I received an email a while back from someone offering to cover Burnaby Lake Regional Park for the Park Series, which I gladly accepted. The following post is written by Mike from VancouverTrails.com. View Larger Map Home to such animals as Wood Ducks, Blue Herons, Beavers, Eagles, and Canadian Geese, Burnaby Lake is an important […]

Local and Vancouver Pitch and Putt Golf Guide


Monday, June 2nd, 2008 — 10:16am PST
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A while back our friend DaveO suggested a grand tour of local and city-run par three golf courses in and around Vancouver. Seeing as how I’ve only played courses in Surrey, and one pitch and putt in Vancouver, I figured this would be an excellent opportunity to play and tell as we go. Here’s a […]

Metro Vancouver Park Series: Central Park


Monday, June 2nd, 2008 — 8:49am PST
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The ongoing parks series continues with another generous contribution from Raul who decided to take on Burnaby’s Central Park. View Larger Map Metrics Central Park’s size is 90 hectares. How to get there Easily accessibly by car going south-east on Kingsway, or by Skytrain at Patterson Station. Photo credit: Raul on Flickr Park Use Clearly […]

Social Media for Change: Food Bank RoundUp


Wednesday, May 28th, 2008 — 9:28am PST
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I recently did some housekeeping on the site and removed a section of my About page, dissecting it into several other pages. One that I would like to bring your attention to is Causes. I know folks around here love to give and help out whenever they can, that’s what makes this area so great. […]

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