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Christmas at Canada Place 2009

Comments 1 by Rebecca Bollwitt

The 22nd annual Christmas at Canada Place launches this weekend, providing holiday fun for the entire family. Festivities run from December 6 – 31, 2009 and will feature nightly Light Shows on the sails along with Breakfast with Santa. Breakfast with Santa happens December 6th and 12th with tickets available online in advance for $28. […]

Rogers Santa Claus Parade Vancouver 2009

Comments 5 by Rebecca Bollwitt

It’s only been six years running but the Rogers Santa Claus Parade has certainly made its mark as a holiday tradition in Vancouver. Photo credit: Tyler Ingram on Flickr On Sunday December 6th starting at 1:00pm you can line up anywhere along the designated parade route (see map below) to catch a glimpse of community […]

Robson Square Ice Rink Now GE Ice Plaza

Comments 1 by Rebecca Bollwitt

After closing in 2004, the Robson Square Ice Rink is now renovated, re-surfaced, and covered with ice in time for some winter fun and 2010 festivities — of Olympic proportions. “Before” In 2006 I profiled the rink, which was in limbo — looking for sponsors and ways to reconstruct the skating surface without damaging the […]

Burnaby Express BCHL Hockey

Comments 1 by Rebecca Bollwitt

A few weeks ago I experienced my first Burnaby Express hockey game with my husband and a group of his co-workers. Being a British Columbia Hockey League team, to me it seemed as though someone took the North Surrey Recreation Centre and mixed it with the Pacific Coliseum for a Giants Game. It was quaint, […]

Stanley Park Photowalk: Fall Colours

Comments 11 by Rebecca Bollwitt

This morning we headed out for a photowalk, leaving behind the glassy towers of the City to walk among the greens, reds, oranges and yellows of autumn in Stanley Park. The trails reminded me of milk-soaked cereal as the dry, crunchy leaves covered the moist and muddied forest floor. The shallow and dried up path-side […]