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Sharing the Knowledge: First Nations Plant Walks in Stanley Park

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This post has been contributed by Kathleen Stormont, Communications Specialist 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, […]

Southern Alberta Craft Beer, Mead, and Spirits

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There are some pretty silly laws in Canada, like how you can decide an election in Alberta by drawing a name from a hat, snowmen taller than 30 inches are illegal in Souris, PEI, and it’s illegal to waterski after sunset anywhere in the nation. Some of our oldest and kookiest laws are all about […]

5 Free Vancouver Summer Date Night Ideas

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It doesn’t take a lot of money, or even effort, to enjoy some great summer activities in Vancouver on date night. When John and I first courted, mind you we were traveling between Vancouver and Iowa every few weeks, the best things about each of our cities that we loved showing off to each other […]

Nanaimo Marine Festival & World Championship Bathtub Race

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It’s a Nanaimo thing. World Championship Bathtub Racing is a high-thrills, adrenaline pumping sport that’s been a tradition on Vancouver Island since 1967. I had the chance to go out on the water with a bathtub racer earlier this spring to learn more about the sport, its history, and the community festival that has been […]

TakeOnPG This Summer: Prince George Highlights

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Prince George has this funny way of surprising you. The city known for fur trading, railways and sawmills has reinvented itself as a vibrant centre of commerce, shopping and festival spirit. What has never changed though is it’s stellar setting. It is still the gateway to wilderness adventure. FestivalSeekers sent a crew of writers — […]