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BC Day Long Weekend 2009 – Close to Home

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The August long weekend is notorious for beach blanket parties, backyard barbecues, and swimming in lakes, however if you’re sticking around town here are some fun-in-the-sun activities to keep you entertained. Photo credit: qousqous on Flickr Saturday, August 1st is Ridge Meadows Heritage Day. China takes to the skies with their pyrotechnics as a part […]

Golden Ears Bridge Great Ride

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The Vancouver Area Cycling Coalition MEC Great Rides take place once a month from July to October, and not only encourage getting out on a bike but also exploring our beautiful region. These permanent circular routes take in beautiful country lanes, vibrant city centres and fun local festivals. The rides range from 20km to 50km […]

Canada Day 2009 Roundup

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Tomorrow is the 142nd birthday of our nation and it seems as though every village, town, municipality, city and community in our region is celebrating. Photo credit: Our Enchanted Garden on Flickr Vancouver Victoria Park (1415 Victoria Drive @ Kitchener Street) from 12:30pm – 3:00pm. Family activities, food, and entertainment Canada Place with parade (starting […]

Albion Ferry For Sale

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Since June 7, 1957 the Albion Ferry has transported passengers for free across the Fraser River and this morning John sent me a link to an ad on Craigslist that appears to be selling off the ferry boats. Photo credit: Stephen Rees on Flickr With the opening of the new Golden Ears Bridge the ferry […]

Golden Ears Bridge Run

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On June 14th you could be one of the first people to cross the Golden Ears Bridge on foot with the Golden Ears Bridge Run. 300 people are invited to enter this 7km fun run (sorry, no walkers) and you can register online through the Running Room. Photo credit: writepics on Flickr The Golden Ears […]

Spring Break Activities 2009

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It’s currently Spring Break in Vancouver for most school-goers and even though it’s grey and blustery there are still many activities around town that are fun for the entire family. Vancouver Aquarium A staple of Vancouver attractions and education, the Vancouver Aquarium has events and performances planned each day this week including appearances by Bobs […]