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Adopt-a-Family Holiday Programs in Vancouver

Comments 1 by Rebecca Bollwitt

Update 2011: You can still sponsor a family in Surrey, I am unsure about Vancouver programs this year. Update 2015: Here is the latest information about sponsoring a family in Surrey this year. With the anticipation of presents under the tree and bountiful holiday meals around the table with family, this time of year can […]

Westin Whistler Getaway Giveaway

Comments 486 by Rebecca Bollwitt

A few weeks ago John and I were the guests of the Westin in Whistler. This was our first time staying at the Westin but it came highly recommended by my sister. Located at the base of the mountain and directly connected to the village, the Westin’s location and cozy snow-capped lodge feeling provided an […]

Holiday Events in the Tri-Cities

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The following was contributed by Jon Strocel of TheV3H.com. With the days getting shorter and the lights going up, we in the Tri-Cities are busy enjoying the holiday season. If you’re ever out in our neck of the Inlet, there are a bunch of cool events happening in the next week or so to get […]

Vancouver Calendar Giveaway

Comments 67 by Rebecca Bollwitt

2011 will have a tough act to follow after all of the excitement in Vancouver throughout the course of 2010. However, with the 125th anniversary of the city, new festivals, and more free events popping up on the radar, there will be plenty of dates to mark on your new calendar. Speaking of which, I […]

Beauty Night Celebrates 10 Years

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It’s been 10 years since Caroline MacGillivray started Beauty Night, a non-profit organization in Vancouver’s Downtown Eastside that is committed to bettering the self-esteem, image, and lives of women living in poverty. Due to her efforts and the dedication of over 400 volunteers over the years, 11,000 life-makeovers have been performed. In 2009, Caroline was […]