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Top 5 Staycation Spots Around Vancouver

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Mountains to meadows, waterfalls to farm-gate shopping, there’s so much to explore and enjoy right here in the Metro Vancouver and Fraser Valley area. Staying local for leisure and vacation time has its benefits, on top of discovering and experiencing your own backyard. Photo by John Bollwitt A recent TD survey found that for Canadian […]

February Events in Metro Vancouver

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Go for a rainy waterfall walk, a snowshoe, or a stroll in Stanley Park as February warms up and date days, and nights, abound. There are some great theatrical productions on throughout the month, choir and orchestra performances, some walking tours, festivals, markets, and it’s also the last month for you to enjoy Skating at […]

Where to Snowshoe on the North Shore: Seymour, Grouse, Cypress

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Last weekend, John and I noticed a trend as we observed fellow shoppers on West Broadway: Every second person was holding a brand new pair of snowshoes. Fun for the whole family and for all skill levels, snowshoeing is quickly becoming the hottest snow activity around. Whether you bought your own pair of snowshoes last […]

The Most Photographed Islet in Vancouver

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I’m going to go ahead and declare Whyte Islet, off of Whytecliff Park in West Vancouver, the most photographed little island in the region. Surrounded by water at high tide, and within walking distance from the pebbly beach when waters retreat, its position in front of glowing sunsets make it such a photogenic outcropping of […]

Remembrance Day Ceremonies Around Vancouver

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The Halloween candy has been divided and the Christmas decorations are ready to be dusted off, but before we leap into a new holiday season, Canadians have a very important day to honour first. Remembrance Day, November 11th, is a day to remember the courage, service and sacrifice of thousands of men and women, and […]

Terry Fox Runs in Metro Vancouver

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The 2015 Terry Fox Run is just around the corner and while some kids may participate each year with their school (School Run Day is September 30th), this year families might need to take it upon themselves to sign up on their own. The general run takes places in hundreds of communities across Canada on […]