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Kayak for a Cure 2011

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Kayak for a Cure 2011 is taking place this Sunday, August 28th starting out from Jericho Beach. Participants have been collecting pledges and sponsorships over the last few months and in exchange they get to support a great cause and enjoy time out on the water. Since it began in 2006, Kayak for a Cure […]

Archives Photos of the Day: Transit

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It was a big week for transit in Metro Vancouver as the Canada Line and the original SkyTrain both celebrated anniversaries. Although it’s been 26 years since we first heard the memorable 3-toned chime announcing the next SkyTrain station it was 25 years ago this week that it was put into regular service. It’s also […]

Brian Jessel Autohaus Summer Blast, Win Tickets

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In just a few weeks school starts again, the temperature will dip, and vacations will end. This weekend you can still enjoy Vancouver’s nightlife and dancing in a large, open venue — supporting a great cause in the process. The Brian Jessel Autohaus Summer Blast on Saturday will feature live music from Eric Solomon and […]

Stanley Park Bioblitz 2011

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Stanley Park will host its first-ever BioBlitz this weekend. According to the organizers at the Stanley Park Ecology Society, a Bioblitz is “an extravaganza of many hands-on exploratory inventories of nature.” Participants will be in specific groups alongside science experts and given a designated amount of time to identify as many plants, insects, birds, amphibians, […]

CFUN is Now Sonic

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If you tuned into 104.9 Fun FM this morning around 8:45am you would have heard Jack FM’s Larry & Willy make the announcement. CFUN, the call letters that hit the air in the Fraser Valley and Metro Vancouver in 1955, are gone. Now when you tune to 104.9 on your radio you’ll hear “Top 40” […]