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5 Gorgeous Vancouver Street Views

Wednesday, July 9th, 2014 — 11:14am PDT
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Recently the popular social site Mashable posted a gallery of The 34 Most Beautiful Google Street View Sightings and while some contain sweeping, picturesque views, I wondered why none from BC made the cut. Surely some cherry blossom covered lanes or the Sea to Sky Highway would outrank some cement street planters from Poland (#12 […]

Google Street Views for Business

Thursday, November 8th, 2012 — 10:04am PDT
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You may notice a few new search result features on Google lately when looking up local businesses and restaurants. Google Street Views for Business now takes you inside the establishment to get a lay of the land and a Vancouver company is helping to make that possible. Alex Duffield of InControl Solutions is one of […]

Google Street Views Adds Canadian Parks & Attractions

Thursday, October 11th, 2012 — 4:26pm PDT
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I’m a huge fan of exploring beyond the sea wall and into the trails of Stanley Park so I’m excited to share the news that Google has added Canadian parks and attractions its Street Views. View Larger Map This documentation is the biggest update of Street View imagery ever and it includes dozens of Canada’s […]

Google Street Views Captures Canucks

Wednesday, May 30th, 2012 — 9:24am PDT
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The Google Street Views vehicle (or bike) can be seen capturing our streets and thoroughfares every now and then, updating its mapping systems. On occasion, the cameras pick up snapshots of daily life and that’s where Street View Funny comes in. They create an archive of some of the rare, odd, or humorous captures created […]

Favourite Places on Google Maps: Vancouver Edition

Thursday, December 10th, 2009 — 9:18am PDT
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Google has just launched their “Favourite Places on Google Maps” for the first time in Canada and they have profiled spots around Vancouver. The favourites are all marked on the maps with little maple leaf pins and have been hand-picked by local experts. View Rebecca Bollwitt’s Favorite Places in a larger map This includes venues […]

Google Insights for Canucks Fans

Friday, May 1st, 2009 — 11:20am PDT
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I love random stats and tidbits of information which is why I’m currently addicted to Google’s Insights for Search feature. Basically you can pop in a search term and see trends such as which cities or countries search what term the most, where people are located, what are some top searched words, and various other […]