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Earth Day 2010 Events in Metro Vancouver


Tuesday, April 20th, 2010 — 2:41pm PDT
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Thursday is Earth Day and around the globe 6 million Canadians will join 500 million people in over 180 countries in eco-friendly activities and events. So far there’s plenty lined up for Vancouver and surrounding cities so here’s a quick rundown: Photo credit: Deviashun Photography on Flickr Vancouver Aquarium – April 17 – 25, 2010 […]

BC Day Long Weekend 2009 – Close to Home


Thursday, July 30th, 2009 — 1:00pm PDT
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The August long weekend is notorious for beach blanket parties, backyard barbecues, and swimming in lakes, however if you’re sticking around town here are some fun-in-the-sun activities to keep you entertained. Photo credit: qousqous on Flickr Saturday, August 1st is Ridge Meadows Heritage Day. China takes to the skies with their pyrotechnics as a part […]

Metro Vancouver Park Series: Holland Park


Tuesday, July 21st, 2009 — 10:28pm PDT
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This past weekend was the re-opening of Holland Park in Surrey to celebrate its recent upgrades. Although it’s changed drastically over the years, its new features (and recent Fusion Festival) are still worth noting as a part of my Parks Series. How to Get There: Holland Park is right along Old Yale Road off King […]

Metro Vancouver Park Series: Buntzen Lake


Monday, July 13th, 2009 — 1:00pm PDT
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The following has been contributed to the Park Series by Raul of hummingbird604.com I had been wanting to go for a hike to Buntzen Lake for a long while, but for one reason or another, I hadn’t gotten a chance, so one of my recent Sunday evenings JT and I decided to go for a […]

Canada Day 2009 Roundup


Tuesday, June 30th, 2009 — 9:58am PDT
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Tomorrow is the 142nd birthday of our nation and it seems as though every village, town, municipality, city and community in our region is celebrating. Photo credit: Our Enchanted Garden on Flickr Vancouver Victoria Park (1415 Victoria Drive @ Kitchener Street) from 12:30pm – 3:00pm. Family activities, food, and entertainment Canada Place with parade (starting […]

Vancouver History: Robert Burnaby


Monday, June 29th, 2009 — 11:00am PDT
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I was browsing my favourite Vancouver History site the other day and came across a mention that Robert Burnaby has more landmarks named after him than any other BC pioneer. With so many streets, parks, and monuments dedicated to those who helped shape our region I decided to look a bit further into Burnaby’s past […]