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Vancouver 125 Years of History and Beyond

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Vancouver will be celebrating its 125th anniversary this year and the City will be launching its celebration campaign for ‘Vancouver 125’ on Monday, January 17, 2011. This will encompasses the following Vision Statement: “Building on the momentum, energy and spirit generated during the Olympics, and through a growing awareness and understanding of our identities, first […]

GigaPan EPIC Giveaway

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The GigaPixel Project in Vancouver has been precisely documenting scenes of the city of the last few months and the results are stunning. GigaPixel images are digital bitmaps composed of one billion pixels (1,000 megapixels), more than 150 times the information captured by a 6 megapixel digital camera. The latest GigaPixel image was revealed yesterday […]

National Wear it Pink Day 2011

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Back for its second year, National Wear it Pink Day will aim to build awareness for The Weekend to End Women’s Cancers fundraising events across Canada. On January 26, 2011 everyone is encouraged to wear pink around town, at work, or at school to promote registration for The Weekend and the cause it supports. “Since […]

Music Monday: Carmen Townsend, Red Cedar, West Coast Pop!

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Since I profiled In Medias Res last week I have received wonderful leads and information about some upcoming shows to check out around Vancouver. This has prompted a return of my shamefully underused ‘Music Monday‘ series. Carmen Townsend Fresh off her Australian tour and prior to returning home to the East Coast, Carmen will be […]

Vancouver’s Tallest Buildings

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This week there will be a forum regarding building heights in Vancouver ahead of a City vote on proposed height restrictions later this month. The current building height limit in downtown Vancouver is 466 feet, which the Shangri-La currently soars well beyond (see: Higher Building Policy). Here’s a quick comparison of our five highest structures: […]