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Christmas at Canada Place: For a Cause

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Christmas at Canada Place presents the sold out Breakfast with Santa on December 17th and 18th. This popular event is complete with a hot breakfast buffet, performers, music, and of course the jolly old elf, Santa himself. Hundreds of children and their parents attend each year and net proceeds support the Strathcona Community Centre’s Food […]

Karaoke Christmas Trolley Tour 2011

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The Vancouver Trolley Company is filling up on holiday cheer as they host Karaoke Christmas tours this month. Vancouver Christmas Market. Photo credit: TheVancouverGuy on Flickr. Submitted to the Miss604 Flickr Pool. These special 3-hour expeditions around the city, suitable for the whole family, include stops at Bright Nights in Stanley Park, VanDusen’s Festival of […]

Pan Pacific Christmas Wish Breakfast 2011

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The Pan Pacific will host their annual Christmas Wish Breakfast tomorrow, December 7th, from 6:00am to 9:00am. Stop by the hotel at that time to drop off a new, un-wrapped toy donation for the Lower Mainland Christmas Bureau then stay for a buffet breakfast. Photo credit: Kris Krug on Flickr “Last year the hotel saw […]

Archives Photos of the Day: Christmas in Vancouver

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I scanned through the Vancouver Public Library’s archives to come up with a merry collection of images from Christmas in Vancouver over the last century in this week’s series. 1900’s – Santa giving gifts. VPL Accession Number: 18052. Photographer: Stuart Thomson. 1918 – Butcher shop at 2513 Main St. VPL Accession Number: 20633. Photographer: Dominion […]

December Events Metro Vancouver 2011

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We’re five days into the month but it’s already been a busy one. Holiday theatre, fundraisers, galas, free family fun, and much more has filled up December 2011 calendars. Here’s what you can enjoy around Metro Vancouver this month: Robson Square ice rink is open again this season for free skating. Photo credit: nolitawanders on […]