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Halloween Walking Tours in Vancouver

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One of the best ways to get to know Vancouver, as a visitor or a local, is to take an informative walking tour. At this time of year however, one of the best ways to get to know the darker side of the city’s history, is by signing up for one of these spooky Halloween […]

Giveaway: Forbidden Vancouver Walking Tours

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I love digging into Vancouver’s history (as evidenced by my 1,000 plus posts about local history on this site) so when Will Woods first came along with his Forbidden Vancouver Walking Tours about five years ago, I was very excited to see that it would be shared with locals and visits alike, in a creative […]

Yule Duel in Gastown: Carolling for a Cause

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Vancouver’s largest outdoor carolling competition is returning to Gastown for its 2nd year! Yule Duel brings together Vancouver’s top choirs and some of the city’s most notable personalities to fundraise for May’s Place which provides much-needed compassionate end-of-life care to vulnerable people in the Downtown Eastside. Yule Duel in Gastown Under the canopy of fairy […]

6 Vancouver Walking Tours to do This Summer

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Get re-acquainted with your city or explore it for the first time with these walking tours that are being offered by various groups, businesses and organizations. The best way to experience a city is on foot and these guided walks, with a variety of themes, will get you out and about, entertain, and educate — […]

67th Army and Navy Shoe Sale

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The legendary Army and Navy Shoe Sale starts April 27, 2016 at all locations across BC and Alberta. Now in its 67th year, the shoe sale is known for its unparalleled selection of luxury names. This year’s collection aims to excite anyone from weekend fashionistas to dedicated label hunters. From sky-high stilettos to pared down […]