Archive of posts tagged "metro vancouver"

Camping Around Metro Vancouver, Fraser Valley, Sea to Sky, Sunshine Coast

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Summertime when I was growing up meant family camping trips. We’d pack up our van, head across BC, pitch our tents, and swim in lakes. It seems harder and harder to “get away from it all” as we grow older and have kids of our own. Quick trips aren’t usually that quick and take a […]

Metro Vancouver weRecycle App

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Metro Vancouver has just launched their weRecycle application for the iPhone. Within just a few seconds you can look up recycling locations within Metro Vancouver for everything from mattresses to car tires. iTunes Download Link You can search by material, recycling location, or find out what items are suitable to put in your city’s blue […]

Metro Vancouver Parks: Garry Point Park

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My Metro Vancouver Park Series has laid dormant for several months but with spring around the corner, what better time to profile some of our region’s best green spaces. Today’s feature is on Garry Point Park in Richmond. Photo credit: Clayton Perry Photoworks on Flickr – Submitted to the Miss604 Flickr Pool. Basics A 39-acre […]

Imagine Gift Catalogue from United Way

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United Way of the Lower Mainland (“UWLM”) has launched their Imagine online gift catalogue that allows you to purchase gifts that have a lasting impact in your community. The “gift catalogue” campaign has been used before by global organizations and I had the chance to speak with UWLM’s President and CEO, Michael McKnight, about how […]

BC Rivers Day 2011

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This year is the 31st anniversary of BC Rivers Day, Canada’s largest river appreciation event. The day aims to raise awareness about our province’s waterways through event partnerships with recreational clubs, conservation organizations, community groups, schools, and more. TD Great Canadian Shoreline Cleanup Where False Creek East (Science World), Port Moody When Saturday, September 24, […]

Surrey City Centre Library Now Open

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Built in the heart of Surrey’s emerging downtown core, the new City Centre Library is set to open its doors to the public this Tuesday. The first major public investment in the area since the redevelopment of Holland Park in 2006, the new library is both an architectural wonder and a civic anchor for the […]