Archive for the category "walks"

Paws 4 Peace with the Canadian Red Cross

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The seventh annual Paws 4 Peace walk will take place June 7th at Second Beach in Stanley Park. This initiative by the Canadian Red Cross is to raise awareness of the work done by their Humanitarian Issues Working Group. Every day around the world, many people lose their life and limbs to explosive remnants of […]

Day Tripping: Minter Gardens

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I have been a guest of the Harrison/Agassiz region for the last 24 hours and although I have numerous entries yet to come about our stops on the Circle Farm Tour, our first destination was Minter Gardens. I thought this would be perfect opportunity to expand my Day Tripping series. Located just off Highway 1 […]

Barclay Heritage Square Photowalk

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I took full advantage of the Orange Day initiative today and went on two photowalks in lovely public spaces in New Westminster and downtown Vancouver. This morning there was brunch at the Quay along the Fraser River with my mother and later this afternoon John and I roamed around Barclay Heritage Square in Vancouver’s West […]

Jane’s Walk 2009 and Vancouver Stories

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There’s a reason why I have a history category on my site, I love sharing about where I live and how it’s changed, re-shaped and grown over the years. I think I’ve turned into a decent resource for West End history (although I’m constantly exploring and learning) but with over 20 other neighbourhoods in the […]

Snowy Chilliwack Photowalk at Cultus Lake

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Yesterday John and I headed East to hang out with our pal Duane and after an evening housewarming party, we ventured up to Cultus Lake for a chilly photowalk this morning. It was also my first official photowalk with my new Fuji Finepix S2000HD cam, which I am falling in love with after years of […]

Weekend to End Breast Cancer 2009

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For the last few years, a few days each summer have been dedicated to individuals who come together and walk for a cause during the Weekend to End Breast Cancer across our nation in Vancouver, Calgary, Edmonton, Toronto, Ottawa and Montreal. The Weekend to End Breast Cancer benefiting BC Cancer Foundation. During one amazing weekend, […]