Archive of posts tagged "metro vancouver"

Metro Vancouver Regional Parks Photo Contest

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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

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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

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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 […]

October Events in Metro Vancouver 2012

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The clouds arrived on cue as autumn hit last weekend in Vancouver. The air cooled, leaves began to drop, and flip flops have been traded in for boots. With Thanksgiving and Halloween this month, we have a long weekend and plenty of fun activities to look forward too, like Fall & Halloween Tours, Corn Mazes, […]

September Events in Metro Vancouver 2012

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The Fair at the PNE will close and the kids will return to school but summer isn’t over just yet. Between more festivals, outdoor activities, film and theatre festivals, there’s plenty on tap for September in Metro Vancouver and the Fraser Valley. Photo credit: KateDW™ on Flickr Saturday, September 1, 2012 Gastown BBQ & Chilli […]

New Pacific Commuter Shuttle Service

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A new service is launching this July that takes carpooling to a whole new level. Pacific Commuter is a motor coach program that will drive members to and from locations in Langley and Surrey to three destinations in Vancouver. Available Monday to Friday, Pacific Commuter will do pick-ups at 7:25am and 7:35am, and return from […]