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BC Rockies Deaf Hockey Club VS Canucks Alumni


Monday, February 11th, 2008 — 9:56am PDT
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One of the highlights of my year in 2007 was meeting some members of the Canucks Alumni hockey team in North Vancouver. Dave Babych, Cliff Ronning and of course, GINO! It’s always fun to watch the stars you’ve admired over the years, those you grew up watching, and the local guys that made the Canucks […]

Gung Hay Fat Choy, Honey


Sunday, February 10th, 2008 — 12:37pm PDT
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I’ve almost completely left the Chinese New Year celebrations slip by me this year. Today at 12:00pm (about 20 mins ago) the parade kicked of in Chinatown, starting at Pender and Carrall, “it travels northbound on Pender, east on Gore, south on Keefer and ends at Carall.” [News1130] Photo credit: SqueakyMarmot on Flickr Vancouver has […]

WTS – What the Surrey #22: Winterfest Update


Wednesday, February 6th, 2008 — 1:18pm PDT
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As previously announced, Winterfest is happening this Saturday from 12:00pm to 10:00pm at Central City plaza in Surrey (just across from the Surrey Central Skytrain). Outdoor skating rink, live concerts, food vendors, hockey challenge, and Guitar Hero are just some of the activities. A schedule and event map have been released so here are a […]

WTS – What the Surrey #21: Spirit of BC Week


Monday, February 4th, 2008 — 3:00pm PDT
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Canada’s Cultural Capital for 2008 will be kicking off an entire week of winter-related festivities starting tomorrow. As previously noted, Winterfest will be taking place on Saturday but there are many events throughout the week that the entire family can enjoy, either for free or at low-cost. Here are just a few of the many […]

Half Snow Half Sun Stanley Park Walk


Sunday, January 27th, 2008 — 7:38pm PDT
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It’s been so long since John and I had some down time, just the two of us, and with the sun shining today (at least downtown) we headed to our favourite place, just a short walk away. Winter Beach – Photo credit: John Bollwitt on Flickr 10 minutes turned into 5 hours as we explored […]

WTS – What the Surrey #21: Winterfest 2008


Wednesday, January 16th, 2008 — 3:30pm PDT
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With all the talk about outdoor skating rinks lately I was pretty pleased to hear that they will be constructing one (temporarily) in Surrey for Winterfest 2008. On Saturday, February 9th from 12:00pm to 10:00pm Canada’s Cultural Capital City for 2008 will be the place to be, giving all you Surreyites, New Westers, Burnabyians, Vancouverites, […]