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Energy-Saving Staycation in the Fraser Valley

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One of Vancouver’s many virtues is that while it’s a gorgeous city in its own right, it’s also so close to many experiences and getaway destinations. I had the opportunity to plot and plan my own staycation recently, driving out to Cultus Lake to hang out with friends for the weekend. The catch? I was […]

6 Ways to Save Over the Holidays

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This is one time of year where we really start watching our spending (and our waistlines) with so much to do, so many gifts to give, and so much delicious food to eat. It’s tough to stay on budget, but there are a few ways to avoid breaking the bank while still having a lot […]

Stanley Park Windstorm 10 Year Anniversary

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This post has been contributed by Patricia Thomson, Executive Director for the Stanley Park Ecology Society (“SPES”). As a member of SPES for the last five years, I wanted to offer the team an opportunity to share their news, events, and work so I created the “SPES Series” where they contribute and share stories with […]

Mushrooms in Stanley Park

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This post has been contributed by Michael Murray, Communications Volunteer with the Stanley Park Ecology Society (“SPES”). I have been following SPES since I moved into the West End over a decade ago and I have been a member for four years. I wanted to offer the team an opportunity to share their news, events, […]

Great Canadian Shoreline Cleanup at Iona Beach

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The Vancouver Airport Authority in partnership with the Vancouver Aquarium will be holding the annual Great Canadian Shoreline Cleanup at Iona Beach on Sunday, September 18th. Last year the volunteer-driven event had over 300 people show up to help remove over 700kg of waste from the shorelines! Great Canadian Shoreline Cleanup at Iona Beach Where: […]