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July is Parks Month in Vancouver and BC


Friday, July 4th, 2008 — 1:00pm PST
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Welcome to Parks Month, a time where we should all be able to get out and enjoy what our city and province’s green spaces have to offer. To help us decide where to go and what to do, there is a website filled with suggestions – in fact there’s even one for every day in […]

Surrey Canada Day 2008: The Music


Tuesday, July 1st, 2008 — 11:46pm PST
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I have to start off my last post about Surrey’s Canada Day celebration by saying it was one of the smoothest-run events we’ve ever attended. Folks could setup their tents, umbrellas, and chairs on the lawn in anticipation of the concerts meanwhile the midway was busy spinning away and the booths drew in thousands. Everyone […]

Surrey Canada Day 2008: Morning Recap


Tuesday, July 1st, 2008 — 4:50pm PST
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We spent the early afternoon walking around the site of Surrey’s Canada Day celebrations. There’s so much to see between the temporary maple leaf tattoos, stilt walking and gold panning, and that’s not even covering the midway or any of the two concert stages. Here’s the day in photos so far, captured by John. You […]

Surrey Canada Day 2008: The Schedule


Tuesday, July 1st, 2008 — 9:34am PST
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Being a media sponsor of the Canada Day celebrations in Surrey this year means that I have over 12 hours of activities, attractions, concerts, food and all out fanfare to cover. This is a pretty daunting (yet fun) task for Western Canada’s largest Canada Day celebration. We will have to navigate our way around the […]

Dragon Boat Festival 2008: On the Water


Saturday, June 21st, 2008 — 8:40pm PST
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The highlight of our day at the Rio Tinto Alcan Dragon Boat Festival was hopping into the media boat with Slye and Dave for some fun times on the water. We got up close to the action, took a couple spins around False Creek and even learned about some of the boats that were docked […]