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THRiVEtastic Challenge with Trevor Linden

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Yesterday I was along for the ride as Trevor Linden ran around Vancouver unloading $7,000 in 7 hours for the THRiVEtastic campaign. He was selected by ING Direct to compete against Henry Burris (Calgary), Amber Mac (Toronto), and Tammy Verge (Montreal), by spending money using their new Thrive ‘fee free’ chequing account. Each participant received […]

Dining Out for Life 2011

Comments 179 by Rebecca Bollwitt

The annual Dining Out for Life (“DOFL”) campaign returns this year across North America and in Vancouver it will benefit A Loving Spoonful and Friends for Life. When you go out to eat at a participating restaurant on March 24th, they will donate 25% of sales to these AIDS service organizations. Sumac Ridge Estate Winery […]

Top Five Family-Friendly Parks in Vancouver

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The following was contributed to by Jodi McIsaac Martens. One of the best things about raising a family in Vancouver is that our mild climate lets us get out and enjoy nature pretty much year-round. And there is no shortage of places to go! With over 150 parks in the City of Vancouver alone […]

Cures for Kids, Making Magic Show 2011

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Founded by high school student Perri Tutelman in 2009, Cures for Kids is a Vancouver-based organization that raises funds and awareness for Cancer research programs in BC. This month, they will be hosting the second annual Making Magic Show at the River Rock. When she returned from the National Science Fair in 2009, Perri (who […]

Team Hope’s Tip a Wee Dram

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The members of Team Hope, a local group participating in the Ride to Conquer Cancer, will be riding over 265kms from Vancouver to Seattle this June to support the BC Cancer Foundation. This Thursday, March 10th, they’re hosting a whisky-tasting fundraiser called Tip a Wee Dram. Where Croatian Cultural Centre 3250 Commercial Drive, Vancouver When […]