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Night of New Beginnings 2011

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Covenant House Vancouver is hosting their annual Night of New Beginnings Gala on November 24th at the Vancouver Art Gallery. Proceeds from this holiday fundraiser will go directly to Covenant House’s “30 day for 30 nights” campaign, funding the operation of its 54-bed crisis shelter during December, their busiest month. Each year Covenant House in […]

Remembrance Day 2011 Vancouver, Burnaby, New Westminster, Richmond, Surrey, Langley

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At 11:00am on the 11th day of the 11th month I stand in silence to respect and honour those who gave their lives for our country. I am a first generation Canadian and this is my home. Remembrance Day makes me think of family, and it makes me thankful. I get to wake up every […]

November 2011 Events in Metro Vancouver

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The local news station had a “guaranteed high of 9 degrees” today. November is here and it’s going to be getting pretty chilly around Metro Vancouver. Luckily, events and activities still abound indoors, outdoors, and up on the sugar-dusted mountains. The following events have been contributed to Photo credit: aloalo* on Flickr – from […]

Heart of the City Festival 2011

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The Heart of the City Festival will host more than 100 events at over 30 locations in Vancouver’s Downtown Eastside from Wednesday, October 26 to Sunday, November 6, 2011. I’ve been flipping through the extensive online schedule and noticed that events range from art shows and history walking tours to hip hop, jazz, and poetry. […]

Women in Leadership Foundation Gala 2011

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The Women in Leadership Foundation is presenting the 4th annual Superwomen and Friends Gala the evening of November 5, 2011. The Women In Leadership Foundation (WIL) creates inspirational programs that bring women together in developing their leadership skills and creating positive change in the future of women’s leadership in Canada. This red carpet event at […]