Archive of posts tagged "metro vancouver"

Shooting Stars to Country Celebrations: Upcoming Events in Metro Vancouver Regional Parks


Wednesday, August 9th, 2017 — 12:36pm PDT
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Metro Vancouver Regional Parks have tidal pools, shorelines, cottonwoods, wetlands, historic sites, and even places for meteor shower viewing! While you might be familiar with their picnic areas, beaches and hiking trails, did you know that these recreational nature destinations also host dozens of family-friendly activities throughout the year? I’ve picked out 6 of the […]

6 Ways to Save Over the Holidays


Thursday, December 15th, 2016 — 9:00am PDT
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This is one time of year where we really start watching our spending (and our waistlines) with so much to do, so many gifts to give, and so much delicious food to eat. It’s tough to stay on budget, but there are a few ways to avoid breaking the bank while still having a lot […]

Boundary Bay Regional Park and Centennial Beach


Monday, June 27th, 2016 — 9:56am PDT
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This summer, you can enter to win some great local park prizes when you share your photos from a Metro Vancouver Regional Park online. To inspire your explorations, I will be sharing some of my favourite parks (with a few already listed here). Since school is out, the days are longer, and it’s officially beach […]

Metro Vancouver Regional Parks Photo Contest


Monday, June 6th, 2016 — 11:30am PDT
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The Metro Vancouver region includes 21 municipalities, one treaty First Nation, and 23 regional parks. This summer, you can enter to win some great local park prizes when you share your photos from a Metro Vancouver Regional Park online. Metro Vancouver Regional Parks Metro Vancouver’s regional parks system covers a total of 14,500 hectares, and […]

When to Water Your Lawn in Metro Vancouver


Monday, June 1st, 2015 — 9:44am PDT
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It’s been a very dry winter and spring so far in Rain City and that means sprinkling water restrictions are coming into play this month. Photo credit: niXerKG on Flickr Previously, sprinkling was permitted in the mornings and evenings but now is only permitted in the early morning hours. This is because the demand for […]

Things to do in Vancouver This Weekend


Thursday, October 10th, 2013 — 7:24pm PDT
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Rake up the leaves, baste the turkey, and keep your toque on standby as Thanksgiving weekend approaches. Despite the holiday long weekend, there are still plenty of activities to keep you and the family active and entertained over the next few days. From the last screenings at VIFF, to pumpkin patch explorations, corn mazes, and […]