Archive for the category "richmond"

Blogathon 2009 – Finn Slough

Saturday, July 25th, 2009 — 3:30pm PDT
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Post #20 of #49 – Over the next 24 hours I will be raising funds for the Union Gospel Mission during Blogathon 2009 by writing a blog post every 30 minutes. Please consider donating to my cause to keep my going until 6am PT July 26th. The following is a guest post, contributed by Chris […]

Canada Line Tour

Friday, July 24th, 2009 — 2:25pm PDT
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This fall the Canada Line, Metro Vancouver’s latest Skytrain line, will link the downtown core to Richmond Centre and the Vancouver International Airport. I was fortunate enough to get a sneak peek of the line this morning as a small group of us rode from Waterfront station to each of the other terminus stations in […]

Tidbits: City of Richmond

Thursday, June 11th, 2009 — 11:06am PDT
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The other day I admitted to getting a bit lost in Richmond. I’m not too familiar with it having only visited landmarks such as Minoru Park, Richmond Centre, Steveston and the Vancouver International Airport. As such I thought I would dig up a few more history tidbits in order to become better acquainted with this […]

Metro Vancouver History: Samuel Brighouse

Wednesday, April 8th, 2009 — 11:24am PDT
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Samuel Brighouse was one of the earliest settlers on Burrard Inlet (he was one of the Three Greenhorns) and in later years also had a farm on Lulu Island in Richmond.

Developmental Disabilities Association Visit

Tuesday, April 7th, 2009 — 8:30pm PDT
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A while back I was contacted by Victor Tang, the Communications & Marketing Manager at the Developmental Disabilities Association about some of their initiatives and services. In his email he asked if he would be able to send me some information however, having recently returned from our Iowa trip at the time (and our visit […]

Metro Vancouver Outdoor Concerts Summer 2008

Tuesday, June 24th, 2008 — 12:30pm PDT
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Traditionally attending an outdoor concert in Vancouver means packing a garbage bag just in case you need to turn in into an emergency rain poncho. Hopefully this summer will be a bright one as there are so many outdoor events lined up, I’m not even sure I’ll get them all in this post but I’ll […]