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The Red Sock Project in Vancouver

Comments 1 by Rebecca Bollwitt

As temperatures dip below freezing and beyond, thoughts turn to those on Vancouver’s streets and their need to keep warm this winter. Nood in Gastown has launched a campaign along with the Salvation Army that will supply Vancouver’s less fortunate with at the very least, a warm pair of socks. Photo credit: Nood Canada on […]

Park Royal Starry Nights 2010

Comments 131 by Rebecca Bollwitt

Holiday shopping isn’t always as pleasant as it should be this time of year. Line-ups, parking, price tags, and limited stock might have you spinning in circles while making your list and checking it twice becomes more of a chore than a delightful gift-giving experience. However, Park Royal is hoping to alleviate your retail stress […]

Night of a Thousand Dinners 2010

Comments 21 by Rebecca Bollwitt

UBC’s International Relations Students Association is once again presenting the Night of a Thousand Dinners (N1KD) that will take place November 23rd at the Croatian Cultural Center. Renamed to “Meals for a Mine-Free World” for 2010, the gala raises funds and awareness for the Canadian Landmine Foundation through dinners across the country. “As the largest […]

Vancouver Christmas Market: A German Tradition

Comments 25 by Rebecca Bollwitt

The Vancouver Christmas Market will be popping up on the Queen Elizabeth Theatre plaza November 24th until December 24rd, 2010. In the style of a traditional German Christkindlmarkt, you will be able to experience a full Christmas village with vendors and artisans taking up shop in wooden huts. Lights, decorations, gifts, crafts, a kids market, […]

International Freeski Film Festival – IF3

Comments 9 by Rebecca Bollwitt

The International Freeski Film Festival touches down in Vancouver this weekend with five sets of screenings at the Vogue on Granville. To get everyone amped up for the upcoming ski season (which is happening soon with all the snow on the mountains around here) the IF3 brings together athletes, filmmakers, industry leaders and fans. The […]