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Healthy Families BC

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Healthy Families BC, an initiative from the Province of British Columbia, has launched a campaign recently to promote health and wellness in BC families. With the kids heading back to school and the rain inevitably moving in, their website hopes to provide resources and education when it comes to staying active and eating right at […]

SNAP: Surrey’s Natural Areas Partnership

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Photo courtesy of SNAP I recently found out about Surrey’s Natural Areas Partnership (“SNAP”) thanks to a reader email and it reminded me of some of the initiatives I’ve seen from the Stanley Park Ecology Society over the years. Little did I know that SNAP has been around since 2001, “to promote the stewardship of […]

August 2011 Events Vancouver

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The sun is shining, the beaches are packed and summer is finally here. We’ve had a ton of festivals and events already this season and the fun won’t stop anytime soon. Here’s my monthly roundup of what’s in store for August and be sure to check out the free outdoor movie series which continues around […]

August Long Weekend Events 2011

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The August long weekend has crept up slowly and I’m almost in disbelief that July is coming to an end. While it was a bit of a grey month (with many soggy patches) hopefully things will pick up for August before scarves, sweaters, and back to school clothes in shop windows bring on the grim […]

Khatsahlano Festival on West 4th 2011

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The Khatsahlano! Festival hits West 4th this Saturday between Burrard and MacDonald streets. The street-wide festival will have concert performances from Yukon Blonde, The Evaporators, Aidan Knight and many more on five stages (two big ones at Vine and Cypress and three smaller stages at Maple, Arbutus and Yew). Grant McDonagh of Zulu Records spoke […]