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Scotiabank Hockey Day in Canada: Gala Banquet


Saturday, February 12th, 2011 — 12:24pm PDT
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John Biehler is currently reporting from Scotiabank Hockey Day in Canada in Whitehorse for Miss604.com. On the eve of Hockey Day in Canada, all the NHL Alumni, players, coaches and fans gathered for a huge community banquet at the Yukon Convention Centre in Whitehorse. Complete with a lavish dinner, can-can dancers, a silent auction and […]

Scotiabank Hockey Day in Canada: Gearing Up


Friday, February 11th, 2011 — 5:27pm PDT
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John Biehler is currently reporting from Scotiabank Hockey Day in Canada in Whitehorse for Miss604.com. The Thursday morning flight to Whitehorse from Vancouver was filled with NHL alumni — Trevor Linden was sitting a few rows in front of me and Lanny McDonald was behind me to name just a few — and excited fans […]

Scotiabank Hockey Day in Canada


Thursday, February 10th, 2011 — 7:31pm PDT
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Scotiabank Hockey Day in Canada is being celebrated in Whitehorse this weekend with a WHL game, community activities, NHL alumni, the Stanley Cup, and more. Photo credit: John Biehler on Flickr The event popped onto my radar last November during the Big Save Contest and the winning team, the Petitcodiac-Salisbury Bantam “A” Flyers from New […]

Columba Light Festival West Vancouver


Thursday, February 10th, 2011 — 8:45am PDT
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West Vancouver will host its own winter festival this weekend, celebrating the one year anniversary of the Vancouver 2010 Olympics. The Columba Festival (named after a constellation that appears over our North Shore skies at this time of year) will feature concerts and activities along the Waterfront, at the Community Centre, Ferry Building, Silk Purse […]

Vancouver 2010 Banners Still on Sale


Tuesday, February 8th, 2011 — 10:12am PDT
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Last August I announced that Vancouver 2010 Winter Games street banners were for sale from VANOC with proceeds benefitting Tradeworks Training Society. A few months later, and closer to the anniversary celebrations, there are still banners available for purchase from The Flag Shop. Photo credit: cheukiecfu The banners range from $34.95 to $79.95 (for ones […]

Vancouver Events for February 2011


Thursday, February 3rd, 2011 — 8:33am PDT
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My monthly event listings return for February 2011 as the city prepares to celebrate anniversaries, festivals, tours and shows. Photo credit: Susan Gittins February 3, 2011 Japanese Canadian National Museum presents The Cats of Mirikitani February 4, 2011 Vancouver Magazine presents A Big Night 23rd annual SnowBall Classic dance competition Great Digital Film Festival Kwantlen […]