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Kids Up Front Vancouver

Tuesday, June 21st, 2011 — 1:15pm PDT
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While scrolling through my Non-Profit list on Twitter the other morning, hoping to find some “good news” stories, one organization ‘leapt off the page’. There was a tweet from Kids Up Front to the Vancouver Art Gallery, thanking them for passes. Within a few hours I contacted Kids Up Front through Twitter and ended up […]

Book: Best Day Trips from Vancouver

Thursday, June 16th, 2011 — 4:38pm PDT
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I first met Jack Christie when we were on a media trip to Prince George last year and now his latest book, 52 Best Day Trips From Vancouver, has a permanent home on my desk for quick reference. Having penned the original book (of the same title) twenty years ago, local travel writer Jack issues […]

June Events in Vancouver 2011

Monday, June 6th, 2011 — 11:18am PDT
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For the first time ever I am proud to say that June is all about the Canucks. Our beloved team has made it to the Stanley Cup Finals and although events around the region have been re-scheduled to make room for game nights, there’s still plenty going on in-between match up with the Bruins (and […]

Metro Vancouver Lakes

Monday, May 30th, 2011 — 3:42pm PDT
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This weekend I posted a photo on Twitter of a lake in Surrey (Green Timbers) and after several people asked me where it was located, I decided it was time to highlight some of Metro Vancouver’s lakes in a post. These urban watering holes provide recreation options for the whole family. There aren’t many suited […]

Top Five Family-Friendly Parks in Vancouver

Wednesday, March 9th, 2011 — 10:30am PDT
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The following was contributed to by Jodi McIsaac Martens. One of the best things about raising a family in Vancouver is that our mild climate lets us get out and enjoy nature pretty much year-round. And there is no shortage of places to go! With over 150 parks in the City of Vancouver alone […]

Spring Break in Vancouver 2011: Readers’ Choice Poll

Monday, March 7th, 2011 — 12:22pm PDT
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Spring Break is just around the corner for many local schools and that may leave parents wondering what kind of activities they can get up to with their kids. I regularly feature parks, community events, and “tourist in your hometown” ideas and the following destinations come to mind: The Britannia Mine Museum Exploring the Harrison/Agassiz […]