The riot in June was voted Vancouver’s “Claim to Shame” in yesterday’s Best of Vancouver issue of the Georgia Straight but many believe the 11,000 volunteers who hit the streets in the morning to clean up our city should be our new claim to fame. Photo credit: PiscesDremer on Flickr People from all over the […]
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This year is the 31st anniversary of BC Rivers Day, Canada’s largest river appreciation event. The day aims to raise awareness about our province’s waterways through event partnerships with recreational clubs, conservation organizations, community groups, schools, and more. TD Great Canadian Shoreline Cleanup Where False Creek East (Science World), Port Moody When Saturday, September 24, […]
Culture Days in Canada are coming up September 30th, October 1st, and October 2nd as every province and territory celebrates the arts. Events around the Metro Vancouver area include everything from theatre performances to fibre arts studio tours. Major hubs of activity are on Granville Island, at the Burnaby Library, and at the Surrey Arts […]
The Shops at Morgan Crossing in Surrey are celebrating their first year anniversary next Saturday and they’re inviting one and all to join the festivities. Photo credit: Shops at Morgan Crossing on Facebook What Food, crafts, pony rides, face painting, street performers, musical acts. When September 17, 2011 from 12:00pm to 4:00pm with a pancake […]
Tomorrow afternoon the Olympic cauldron in Jack Poole Plaza downtown will be lit as the City of Vancouver proclaims September 7th “United Way Day“. Photo credit: raoming-the-planet on Flickr This will mark the launch of the United Way’s 2011 fundraising campaign to help vulnerable children, families and seniors throughout the region. The United Way Kick-Off […]