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Holiday Events in the Fraser Valley

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The following post was contributed by Kristi Ferguson of Fraser Valley Pulse. The holiday season has offered plenty of fun out here in the Fraser Valley. The Nutcracker in Surrey, Disney on Ice in Abbotsford, Dickens Sweet Shop Christmas Village in Chilliwack and lots more…but it’s not over yet! Over the next couple of weeks […]

Great Rides with Vancouver Area Cycling Coalition and MEC Contest

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This summer the Vancouver Area Cycling Coalition and Mountain Equipment Co-op have been presenting the Great Rides bike series. Photo credit: chris5aw on Flickr The goal is to invite riders from across the Lower Mainland to take park in group rides and discover new routes and outing destinations along the way. According to the VACC, […]

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 […]