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Canada’s Largest Christmas Carol at Woodward’s

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This Saturday everyone is invited down to the Woodward’s Community Stage to take part in Canada’s Largest Christmas Carol. World Record attempt in Boston with 3,200 carolers. Photo: Rich Moffitt on Flickr Lead by Mark Donelly (whose rendition of our national anthem at hockey games cannot be beat), the event will attempt to break a […]

Holiday Events in the Fraser Valley

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The following post was contributed by Kristi Ferguson of Fraser Valley Pulse. The holiday season has offered plenty of fun out here in the Fraser Valley. The Nutcracker in Surrey, Disney on Ice in Abbotsford, Dickens Sweet Shop Christmas Village in Chilliwack and lots more…but it’s not over yet! Over the next couple of weeks […]

Granville Island Public Market Food Bank Drive

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As a part of the 2nd Annual Granville Island Public Market Food Bank Drive the Granville Island Day Vendors Association (GIDVA) will be collecting non-perishable food items and cash in the Public Market on behalf of the Greater Vancouver Food Bank Society until January 9, 2011. The wish-list for food items includes: canned meat/fish, peanut […]

12 Days of the Canadian Mint Giveaway in Vancouver

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Last month the Canadian Mint opened a boutique on Granville Street. Following the pavilion’s success during the Vancouver 2010 Olympic and Paralympic Games, their coins and collectibles are available for browsing and purchase until February, 2011.  I have exclusively partnered with the Mint for a special contest running today until Christmas Eve. Each day a […]

London Drugs Holiday Giveaway

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This year London Drugs is presenting the Sox in the City campaign that will provide clean socks to Downtown Eastside residents. Although the cold snap has broken, warm, dry, clean footwear is probably even more of a necessity during our rainy months. You can drop off new or gently used socks at Vancouver City Hall […]

Adopt-a-Family Holiday Programs in Vancouver

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Update 2011: You can still sponsor a family in Surrey, I am unsure about Vancouver programs this year. Update 2015: Here is the latest information about sponsoring a family in Surrey this year. With the anticipation of presents under the tree and bountiful holiday meals around the table with family, this time of year can […]