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Shaw Gateway HDPVR Giveaway

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The beauty of television these days is that you can view your favourite shows live (and participate in chats about what’s happening using a Twitter tag) or they can be available and waiting whenever it’s convenient for you to watch them. John and I are currently trying out Shaw’s new Shaw Gateway Whole Home HDPVR […]

Leo Awards 2013: Nominees

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The nominees have been announced for the annual Leo Awards, which honour excellence in BC-made film and television. Presented by the Motion Picture Arts & Sciences Foundation of British Columbia, the awards are handed out during two evening events: The celebration awards ceremony (June 7, 2013 with hosts Aubrey Arnason and Sarah Groundwater-Law) and the […]

REFINED: Fly Fishing in Chilliwack

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Discovery’s web series Refined: A Cross-Canada Search for the Finer Things in Life recently came out to BC to film a few episodes with host Patrick McMurray. Patrick is a Canadian restauranteur, a World Oyster Opening Champion, and the current Guinness World Record Oyster Shucker. In Refined, he finds people who are the masters of […]

Foncie’s Fotos Documentary

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I have always loved going through my grandparents’ old photo albums showing their houses, streets, and activities that took place when Vancouver was still being shaped into what it has become today. One of my most cherished photos of my Opa (grandfather) is one that was taken by legendary street photographer Foncie Pulice on Granville […]

The Rush: Mike and Fiona Go National and Social

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Back in October the Vancouver-based television talk show Urban Rush got an overhaul as beloved long-time hosts Michael Eckford and Fiona Forbes went national. The show’s name changed to simply The Rush and it got bumped up on Shaw and Shaw Direct with national and local segments. The biggest change was probably in the way […]