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September 2011 Events in Metro Vancouver


Friday, September 2nd, 2011 — 1:05pm PDT
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I’m in disbelief that the Labour Day long weekend is already here and that those famous mini donuts (and deep-fried Pop Tarts) at the PNE will be gone again for another year. There’s still time to check out plenty of activities in the sunshine this weekend — and Tourism Vancouver’s even made a Top 10 […]

Feast of Fields 2011 in Langley


Friday, September 2nd, 2011 — 11:30am PDT
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Feast of Fields is coming to Krause Berry Farms in Langley in just a few weeks and tickets are currently on sale. I first heard of the Feast of Fields concept when I toured Fairburn Farm on Vancouver Island during a Cowichan Valley trip in 2009. The idea is to bring together “city folk” with […]

Archives Photos of the Day: Transit


Thursday, August 18th, 2011 — 1:15pm PDT
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It was a big week for transit in Metro Vancouver as the Canada Line and the original SkyTrain both celebrated anniversaries. Although it’s been 26 years since we first heard the memorable 3-toned chime announcing the next SkyTrain station it was 25 years ago this week that it was put into regular service. It’s also […]

SavvyMom Entrepreneur of the Year 2011


Friday, August 12th, 2011 — 10:30am PDT
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You can now nominate and vote in the 5th annual SavvyMom Entrepreneur of the Year Awards. Since 2007, SavvyMom online parenting network has celebrated business-minded mothers by offering up a $15,000 prize to what their judges deem the most successful and most influential company of the year in the mom entrepreneur world. I profiled two […]

July 2011 Events in Vancouver


Thursday, July 7th, 2011 — 11:20am PDT
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The kids are out of school, the city’s outdoor pools are open, sprinkling regulations are set, and the mercury is bouncing past 30C (well, most days at least). It’s officially summer and that means free outdoor movies, fireworks, and much more happening in Metro Vancouver. Photo credit: veronique_m on Flickr July 8, 2011 Indian Summer […]

Metro Vancouver Park: Redwood Park


Wednesday, July 6th, 2011 — 1:05pm PDT
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Surrey’s Redwood Park came up in conversation when I recently spoke with Jack Christie, author of 52 Best Day Trips From Vancouver. My father took us there when we were young and now my sister takes her kids out there to enjoy the playground, trails, and most of all the wide selection of trees. I […]