This Sunday, November 11th, is Remembrance Day in Canada. Communities across the country are taking time to gather, reflect, and remember the sacrifices made by our soldiers in honour of this country which we all call home. The following events are all taking place on November 11th around Metro Vancouver and the information has been […]
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Cirque du Soleil is bringing their critically-acclaimed production Quidam to Abbotsford this month for eight performances at the Abbotsford Entertainment & Sports Centre. Cirque du Soleil performances dazzle audiences around the globe and Quidam’s cast features 52 world-class acrobats, musicians, singers, and characters. Young Zoé is bored; her parents, distant and apathetic, ignore her. Her […]
Fresh, ripe, and locally-grown strawberries are ready for devouring around Metro Vancouver and the Fraser Valley. With a healthy dose of rain and now a helping of sunshine, the sweet, plump berries are ready to be picked. There are 13 farms that belong to the Fraser Valley Strawberry Growers Association so you’re bound to find […]
Craving more local playoff hockey? The AHL Abbotsford Heat are in the middle of the second round of Calder Cup playoffs and they’re currently on an 11-game winning streak. 2011 Abbotsford Heat. Photo credit: 5of7 on Flickr The Heat, whose NHL affiliate is the Calgary Flames, are currently facing off against the Toronto Marlies, affiliate […]
Already recognized in Canada and the United States, the City of Vancouver has also officially declared February as Black History Month. Last year I touched on Vancouver’s Black history by doing up a small profile on East Vancouver’s Hogan’s Alley, but there is a much greater story to be told and celebrated. Governor Douglas ca. […]