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Terry Fox Run Locations for 2010

Comments 4 by Rebecca Bollwitt

It’s been 30 years since Terry Fox’s Marathon of Hope changed Canada, and the world, forever. Terry Fox feature on ESPN a few years ago In 1976 a boy living in Port Coquitlam, BC was diagnosed with osteosarcoma, a form of cancer that develops near the knee. His leg would be amputated and he would […]

Metro Vancouver Park Series: Renfrew Ravine

Comments 3 by Rebecca Bollwitt

Wanting to add a few parks to my series this fall, I sent out a Tweet yesterday asking for some recommendations. @JDLaidlaw responded, “@Miss604 Have you ever been out to Renfrew Ravine? Pretty awesome and they have a lantern festival coming up!” Having never ever heard of the Renfrew Ravine, I thought it would be […]

Timeraiser Vancouver 2010, WestJet Giveaway

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The third Timeraiser Vancouver will be taking place toward the end of this month as people from around the city will get together to pledge their time to support local causes. To promote this event, presenting sponsor WestJet has offered up 2 tickets to anywhere they fly (valued at over $4,000) and these are being […]

Davie Day Street Festival 2010

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The Davie Day Street Festival in Vancouver’s West End takes place Saturday September 11th. Davie Street will be closed from Burrard to Broughton for a full day of family-friendly entertainment and activities. This giant block party will feature a main stage for live acts, a market, and plenty of food from the restaurants along the […]

Latin Summer Festival 2010

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Photo: Alan Barr on Flickr The 10th annual Latin Summer Festival is coming up this weekend at Trout Lake (John Hendry Park). When August 15, 2010 11:00am – 7:00pm Where Victoria Drive & East 15th Ave This is one of Vancouver’s longest running Hispanic cultural festivals as it promotes Hispanic heritage through art, dance, food […]