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Heritage Vancouver Summer Walking Tours

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Heritage Vancouver has recently released their list of summer walking tours with an impressive roster of guides to help you discover more about our city. 1959 – Granville Street. Archives item# CVA 672-1. BC Jennings Photographer. Date: Saturday, July 21, 2012 from 11:00am to 1:00pm Tour: Vancouver’s Granville Street: 1885-2012 Guide: Michael Gordon Where to […]

Gastown Grand Prix 2012 Prize Pack

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The Global Relay Gastown Grand Prix returns to the streets of Vancouver July 11, 2012. Coming off a 3-year hiatus, this race is one of the most famous in Canada and it attracts North America’s best cyclists. Gastown Grand Prix 2006 Photo by Greg Descantes For spectators, it’s a free festival where crowds can line […]

Happy Canada Day from Surrey 2012

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Surrey Canada Day is in full swing at the Cloverdale Millenium Amphitheatre, just off 176th and 64th Avenue in Surrey. The smell of mini donuts fills the air as children get their faces painted, mascots roam the grounds, families enjoy picnic take-out lunches, and costumed storytellers charm walk-up audiences. The event kicked off around 10:30am […]

July Events in Metro Vancouver 2012

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We didn’t see much sunshine in June but there have been a few glorious days so far this summer. I’m still fixated on the belief that the rain leads to even greener grass and floral blooms on those sparkling sunny days. Whether you’re staying around town or heading up the Sea to Sky, I have […]

Canada Day at Canada Place 2012: Special Features

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Canada Place is hosting one of the nation’s biggest birthday bashes this Sunday, spanning from the iconic sails of Convention Centre East to the grassy fields of Harbour Green Park. Photo credit: John Biehler on Flickr There will be dozens of free activities and entertainment to enjoy but here are some of new additions and […]