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Loutet Park to Host First North Shore Urban Farm

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A groundbreaking ceremony will take place at the first urban farm on the North Shore this weekend at Loutet Park. On February 26th from 3:30pm until 4:30pm public are welcome to attend the event that will launch the edible garden project in North Vancouver. Photo credit: Downing Street on Flickr The farm will produce vegetables […]

Current Swell at Winterruption, Win Tickets

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Granville Island’s Winterruption festival takes place this weekend, featuring concerts, plays, sculptural exhibitions, performances and plenty of activities for the kids. One of the concerts is with Current Swell, Saturday February 26th at 9:00pm. Current Swell – Young And Able Current Swell, a band based in Victoria BC, is in the foreground of the “new […]

The Big Book Drive

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The Big Book Drive will take place this Saturday at Lansdowne Mall in Richmond. Spearheaded by an SFU Project Management team, they will be collecting book donations that will go to the Salvation Army’s Family Support Services and other literacy-related programs. Organizer Joseph Choi told me by email: “All books collected will go towards the […]

Vancouver Women in Film Festival 2011

Comments 35 by Rebecca Bollwitt

The 6th annual Vancouver Women in Film Festival returns this March with over 45 feature and short-length films, the return of the Digital Media Forum, Awards, Pitching Sessions, Panels, Networking Events, and a special screening of the Women In Film & Television International (WIFTI) short film showcase to celebrate International Women’s Day (March 8th). Aside […]

BC Government to Declare Days in Honor of Olympians, Paralympians

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It was announced yesterday (and I found out thanks to the Canadian Paralympic Committee’s Twitter account) that the Government of BC will proclaim days throughout 2011 in honor of BC Olympic and Paralympic medallists. Maëlle Ricker. Photo credit: John Biehler on Flickr “Athletes will be recognized on the one-year anniversary of their medal-winning performance. Athletes […]