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Canon’s Other Side of the Lens with Tamara Taggart

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Canon Canada recently recruited a dozen of the nation’s top television weather personalities and meteorologists for their annual “Other Side of the Lens” contest. Armed with a Canon Powershot SX200 IS, the reporters were asked to capture climate-based images with the theme “The View from Here” — last year’s theme involved chefs and Canadian culinary […]

From the Miss604 Flickr Pool

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June is rainy. I know this because it’s usually the month in which I go camping and get absolutely soaked. Talking about the rain in Vancouver is as common place as waiting for the bus, devouring a Japadog or having a love/hate relationship with the Canucks. No matter how familiar we are with the clouds, […]

Vancouver Fog Photos

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We may not have had a White Christmas in Vancouver but we sure did have a lot of fog. With the sun shining down on the peaks of mountains, here at sea level a thick blanket crawled across the city and back each morning like a tide. Here are some photos that have been posted […]

Your City Guide to Snow and Ice

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With the first snowfall of the season cities in the area are bracing themselves for the white, wintery months ahead. Each year it seems as though citizens and businesses alike forget how to prepare for the snow — sidewalks go unswept and car tires spin and squeal along the icy roads outside our house. The […]

Vancouver History: Enjoy the Sunshine

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We had what many called snowmageddon this winter and now we’re busting the thermostats with record heatwave temperatures across the Province. All this wonderful sunshine might be getting too hot and uncomfortable for most to bear as we hear grumbled complaints about the weather around town. The following history tidbits serve to remind us of […]