Archive of posts tagged "metro vancouver"

Spring Break in Vancouver 2011: Readers’ Choice Poll

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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 […]

Vancouver Events for February 2011

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My monthly event listings return for February 2011 as the city prepares to celebrate anniversaries, festivals, tours and shows. Photo credit: Susan Gittins February 3, 2011 Japanese Canadian National Museum presents The Cats of Mirikitani February 4, 2011 Vancouver Magazine presents A Big Night 23rd annual SnowBall Classic dance competition Great Digital Film Festival Kwantlen […]

Metro Vancouver Park: Traboulay PoCo Trail

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It’s too hard to resist a stroll in the sunshine when the clouds part over Metro Vancouver which is why there were so many families, joggers, dog-walkers, cyclists, and bird watchers along the Traboulay PoCo Trail this past weekend. How to get there The three main entrance points for the trail are through Gates Park, […]

Metropolis at Metrotown Hosts CBC Stars

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CBC personalities will be at Metrotown on Saturday, January 29, 2011 for meet and greets, autographs, interviews, and to promote the Live Right Now campaign for healthy living. The day’s events will be hosted by CBC News Vancouver’s Claire Martin and Village on a Diet’s Garfield Wilson. Schedule (subject to change) 12:00pm Meet the Stars […]

Metro Vancouver History: Maillardville

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At one time it was the largest pocket of Canadian Francophones west of Manitoba and today, Maillardville is historic cultural community in Coquitlam. Notre Dame de Lourdes, 830 Laval Square In 1891 the District of Coquitlam was incorporated and toward the end of the century, Frank Ross and James McLaren opened Fraser Mills, a $350,000 […]