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Vancouver Pride Parade 2012: Photos & Tweets

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An estimated 600,000 people are expected to line the streets in downtown Vancouver today for the Vancouver Pride Parade celebrating diversity, culture, community, and family. Music, dancing, colourful floats, motorcycles, trucks, bicycles, stilt-walkers, children, parents, dogs, and a multitude of mascots filled the streets. The following photos and updates have been pulled from Twitter as […]

Vancouver Street Dance Festival 2012

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Vancouver’s first outdoor street dance festival launches this weekend with live performances and all the popping and locking you can handle. 2012 Vancouver Street Dance Festival from groovygcollection on Vimeo. “We’re trying to create an all-ages, all people party atmosphere on a Saturday afternoon in Vancouver.” This hip hop and breakdancing event takes place at […]

Cloverdale Blueberry Festival 2012

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Blueberries are now in season and you can head out to local growers to pick up baskets full of these plump, sweet, juicy, and healthy morsels grown right in BC. This Saturday, Surrey’s Cloverdale community will be hosting their 9th annual Blueberry Festival in celebration of this boisterous berry that can be paired with salads […]

CanadaFest at Canada Place: Queen-A-Gram

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Canada Place is introducing CanadaFest on their promenade this Saturday, August 4th. The goal of this new, free, family-friendly festival is to celebrate all things Canadian along with the Queen’s Diamond Jubilee. While Her Majesty Queen Elizabeth II cannot be in attendance at CanadaFest, those who stop by the festivities can enter to win a […]

Vancouver Parks Mobile Application

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The Vancouver Park Board launched a park-finding app for iPhone earlier this year. This free application allows you to locate a park on a map and click to see its amenities and facilities. One feature I would love to see is a search by amenity. For example you could click on an icon and see […]