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Surrey Canada Day 2008: The Schedule


Tuesday, July 1st, 2008 — 9:34am PDT
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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 PDT
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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 […]

Dragon Boat Festival 2008: Day One


Saturday, June 21st, 2008 — 6:45pm PDT
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With 4600 racers and thousands of exhibitors, spectators and cheerleaders in their own right, the Rio Tinto Alcan Dragon Boat Festival was a happening place to be this afternoon. Peruvian BBQ, fish and chips, and beverage vendors were alongside corporate and sponsor booths, games, swag tents and a concert stage. This free event around False […]

Sapperton Days 2008


Tuesday, June 17th, 2008 — 5:00am PDT
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Photo credit: SqueakyMarmot on Flickr Sapperton Days are back again this year, celebrating a great little heritage neighbourhood in New Westminster. When: Saturday June 21st – Sidewalk Sale, 10am to 4pm and Sunday June 22nd – Street Festival, 11am to 4pm. Where: Between Braid & Sherbrooke Streets on East Columbia, New Westminster How to get […]

Rio Tinto Alcan Dragon Boat Festival Vancouver 2008


Thursday, June 12th, 2008 — 5:00am PDT
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It sure is a mouthful but North America’s largest multicultural festival is once again taking to the waters of Vancouver. What: Rio Tinto Alcan Dragon Boat Festival featuring food, cooking shows, a marketplace, children’s entertainment and of course the dragon boat races. When: Saturday, June 21, 8 am to 10:30 pm, Sunday, June 22, 8 […]

Vancouver Events and Some Tunes for June 2008


Wednesday, June 11th, 2008 — 12:25pm PDT
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The only thing that would complete our summer festival and event lineup in Metro Vancouver would be a spot of sunshine. Here’s a quick round up of cheap things do to in Vancouver this month: Saturday June 14th is Joomla! Day Vancouver from 9:30am until 5:00pm at the Library. Tickets are only $25 and if […]