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The YWCA Women of Distinction Awards are fast-approaching and while nominations are now closed we’ll find out who the finalists are on April 10th. Photo credit: John Bollwitt on Flickr In the meantime, tickets are now available and they’re going fast. Secure your spot at the awards ceremony, complete with dinner, prizes, and silent auction, […]
April has arrived in Vancouver and along with it comes the city’s 126th birthday, Easter events, Vaisakhi, and more rain showers meaning more beautiful blossoms. Photo credit: Tyler Ingram on Flickr – Submitted to the Miss604 Flickr Pool. Tuesday, April 3, 2012 UBC Bookstore: National Poetry Month Celebration Vancouver Auto Show Wednesday, April 4, 2012 […]
New Westminster will be celebrating the 120th anniversary of the Burr Block building this month. The old provincial capital was destroyed by fire in 1898 (twelve years after Vancouver’s “Great Fire”) and the Burr Block at 411-419 Columbia Street was only one of two buildings that remained. Today, it’s the home of the Met Hotel, […]
Tomorrow afternoon, Bob from Vancouver is Awesome and I will be sitting down with Vancouver Mayor Gregor Robertson to have a chat. What will make this opportunity unique is that we’ll be asking questions that have been submitted by our readers. #GregorLive. Bob and I will then collect the questions and @MayorGregor will respond. Have […]
Earth Hour is coming up this Saturday, March 31, 2012 from 8:30pm to 9:30pm local time, wherever you might be. This initiative from the WWF is the world’s largest environmental initiative with thousands of cities and millions of participants turning off their lights and unplugging for a full hour. Photo credit: gwendolen on Flickr Vancouver […]