June 21st is National Aboriginal Day in Canada and with it comes a host of activities, celebrations, and experiences from coast to coast, to coast. Tomorrow kicks off an 11-day campaign that will span Saint-Jean-Baptiste Day (June 24), Canadian Multiculturalism Day (June 27) and concludes with Canada Day (July 1). Here are just a few […]
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When I was growing up in Surrey, our summer activities included rollerblading over to Mac’s for some Frosters, swimming in the Kwantlen Park Pool, running various park trails, and heading out to the skate park with our BMX bikes. Over the last five years or so, there’s been much more going on throughout the summer […]
The people of Vancouver can have their say when it comes to the Plaza of Nations through a series of Open Houses this month. The memorable performance area from Expo 86 has been stuck in development limbo over the last few years and the future of the whole North East False Creek (NEFC) are is […]
June is Greek Heritage Month in Vancouver which includes the always uplifting (and delicious) Greek Day festival on West Broadway in Kitsilano. Photo credit: Magalie L’Abbé on Flickr Sunday, June 26, 2011 from 11:00am to 9:00pm The 21st annual Greek Day on Broadway Free, family-oriented street festival on West Broadway from McDonald to Blenheim Photo […]
Latincouver, a community organization for Latin American culture in Vancouver, presents Carnaval del Sol this month on Granville Street. Salsa on Granville. Photo credit: John Bollwitt On Sunday June 26th, Granville will turn into a pedestrian plaza from 10:00am until 10:00pm for the festivities. Check out a soccer street tournament, with the participation of the […]