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Metro Vancouver Canada Day 2010

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Canada Day 2010 is almost here and over the last few weeks I have been profiling events from Whistler to Langley that are (mostly) free and fun for the whole family including the re-lighting of the Olympic cauldron downtown. Here’s a roundup of each post by location: Granville Island July 1st, bike parade, concerts with […]

Canada Day 2010: Richmond, Steveston

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Canada Day celebrations will be happening on July 1st in Richmond with the Steveston Salmon Festival. Photo credit: Yai&JR on Flickr Where Steveston Village in Richmond. The parade route will be Garry Point Park, through Steveston, then past the Community Centre to Railway Avenue. [Google Map] When July 1, 2010 10:00am – 6:00pm Activities The […]

Doors Open Richmond This Weekend

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The City of Richmond is encouraging locals and visitors alike to explore their city this weekend, offering up over 40 free attractions to enjoy as a part of Doors Open Richmond 2010. Many participating partners will organize guided tours, displays and activities to enrich your experience. Whether you live in Richmond or you’re a welcome […]

Iona Beach Photowalk

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This morning John and I headed out to Iona Beach in Richmond for a brisk Sunday walk. View Larger Map I have profiled Iona before thanks to Stewart Marshall who contributed a guest post. The regional park consists of several kilometers of sandy beaches sandwiched by Fraser River outlets. As we set out, the warm […]

YVR Best Airport in North America

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Last night the Skytrax World Airport Awards were announced in a live ceremony in Brussels, Belgium. Although their website hasn’t been updated yet, I found out on Twitter that Vancouver International Airport (YVR) was crowned as the Best Airport in North America (and 11th overall). The award is based on 9.8 million passenger surveys conducted […]