Archive for the category "community"

Summer Road Closures in Vancouver, June 2008

Saturday, May 31st, 2008 — 4:19pm PDT
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If you’re a driver in downtown Vancouver the beginning of June might cause you a few headaches. Aside from the “usual” Canada Line or water main construction, June is “Bike Month” in the city and several events will be taking place that involve some major road closures. Triathlon Vancouver: The Triathlon events will cause a […]

Social Media for Change: Food Bank RoundUp

Wednesday, May 28th, 2008 — 9:28am PDT
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I recently did some housekeeping on the site and removed a section of my About page, dissecting it into several other pages. One that I would like to bring your attention to is Causes. I know folks around here love to give and help out whenever they can, that’s what makes this area so great. […]

Queen Elizabeth Park Gets the Axe

Tuesday, May 27th, 2008 — 8:46am PDT
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I’ve been on a rollercoaster ride when it comes to how I feel about the Vancouver Parks Board. On one hand they offer some great low-cost services for residents and on the other they annihilated my beloved Stanley Park to make room for more tourist parking. Not a clearcut by Mother Nature Another Parking Lot […]

Surrey Canada Day 2008

Monday, May 26th, 2008 — 4:00am PDT
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The City of Surrey sure isn’t going to live down its 2008 title of Cultural Capital of Canada anytime soon. With so many events and festivals planned here’s another big one for everyone to enjoy. “This celebration has grown to become the largest Canada Day event in Western Canada with attendance in 2007 reaching 90,000 […]

Vancouver Outdoor Pool Guide

Friday, May 16th, 2008 — 9:30am PDT
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Does anyone remember last summer when the sun decided not to show up and city workers were on strike for months so park facilities, rec centres and pools were all closed? Well banish those sore memories from your minds and get ready for this weekend which is official kick off to outdoor recreation in the […]

Media Partnership with the Surrey Fusion Festival

Tuesday, May 13th, 2008 — 11:57am PDT
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I must admit this is a pretty proud moment for me. Not only do I get to use my social media skills to promote and live blog a community event, but this is for a festival in my old neighbourhood, in my hometown – and it’s going to be pretty darn great. is pleased […]