Archive for the category "environment"

Surrey Party for the Planet

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BC’s largest Earth Day celebration, Party for the Planet, returns to the Surrey City Hall Plaza on April 22nd. This year’s festival headliner is JUNO nominated artist Shawn Hook. Surrey Party for the Planet Where: The Plaza at City Hall (13450 104th Avenue, Surrey) Admission This is a free event. No tickets are required! When: […]

Herons of Stanley Park

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This post has been contributed by Greg Hart, Urban Wildlife Programs Coordinator with the Stanley Park Ecology Society. Herons of Stanley Park For almost 100 years, herons have called Stanley Park “home”. The earliest known record of these magnificent birds dates back to a 1921 photo by Leonard Frank of a colony near Brockton Point. […]

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 […]