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Sharing the Knowledge: First Nations Plant Walks in Stanley Park


Monday, August 15th, 2016 — 10:17am PDT
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This post has been contributed by Kathleen Stormont, Communications Specialist with the Stanley Park Ecology Society (“SPES”). I have been following SPES since I moved into the West End over a decade ago and I have been a member for four years. I wanted to offer the team an opportunity to share their news, events, […]

Spotted Lake Near Osoyoos


Sunday, August 7th, 2016 — 9:00am PDT
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At the Nk’Mip Desert Cultural Centre in Osoyoos, while you take a break from lake recreation and wine touring, you can enjoy very important history lesson. The beautifully designed Desert Cultural Centre is where you’ll hear about the Okanagan people, their land, and the importance of Spotted Lake. Photographer Michael Schmidt contacted the ONA to […]

Photos of The Lions from Vancouver


Tuesday, January 26th, 2016 — 6:06am PDT
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The Lions are to Vancouver what the Matterhorn is to Switzerland. They are the two most iconic peaks in the Vancouver area, sitting atop the North Shore mountains at 5,400 ft (West Lion) and 5,269 ft (East Lion). The Lions are also known as Ch’ich’iyúy Elxwíkn by the Squamish First Nation, which translates to Twin […]

National Aboriginal Day in Vancouver


Friday, June 12th, 2015 — 11:29am PDT
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National Aboriginal Day is being celebrated at Canada Place on Saturday, June 20, 2015 with the North Point hosting music, dance, and stories from 11:00am to 5:00pm. National Aboriginal Day in Vancouver The event will provide opportunities for guest of all ages to engage with and learn more about Aboriginal culture and will feature a […]

Vancouver Icons: Museum of Anthropology


Tuesday, May 12th, 2015 — 2:44pm PDT
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The stunning Museum of Anthropology building designed by Arthur Erickson. Located at the University of British Columbia (UBC) near Vancouver, BC

The City Before The City


Monday, January 5th, 2015 — 7:14pm PDT
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Celebrating the 125th anniversary of the City of Vancouver a few years ago was very fun but for anyone who is truly into local history and the roots of the place which we call home, we know that our town sits on the unceded traditional territory of the Musqueam, Squamish and Tsleil-Waututh First Nations. With […]