Archive of posts tagged "metro vancouver"

Name the Translink Electronic Fare Card

Comments 4 by Rebecca Bollwitt

London has the Oyster and Hong Kong has the Octopus… what will Vancouver have? In 2007 I wrote a post about a lack of fare options (or rechargeable electronic fares) for visitors and residents alike, such as the Charlie Card that I saw in Boston. It looks like Translink has finally caught up with the […]

The Great Big Boo in Metro Vancouver, Win Tickets

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The last time I spoke with Patrick Roberge it was regarding his production of the Opening Ceremony of the Vancouver 2010 Paralympic Games. Changing the pace a little bit, his company Patrick Roberge Productions (PRP) is now presenting the The Great Big Boo across Metro Vancouver. The Great Big Boo “Halloween is a children’s holiday,” […]

Metro Vancouver Parks iPhone App

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Metro Vancouver recently released an iPhone application to feature its 22 regional parks. Since I have been profiling Metro Vancouver Parks for a few years now (city, regional, or provincially-run) I thought it would be worth checking out. Parks managed by the region range from Bowen Island and Lynn Headwaters to Aldergrove Lake and the […]

Metro Vancouver Parks: Confederation Park in Burnaby

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This week’s park series profile features Confederation Park in Burnaby, a hidden gem that is full of facilities and activities for families. How to get there Head north on Willingdon from Hastings to find the park located at 240 Willingdon Avenue. You can take the C1 community shuttle from Kootenay Loop to get there by […]

Sedins at Metrotown Monday

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To promote the launch of EA’s NHL 11 the Sedin brothers will be at Metropolis at Metrotown this coming Monday. Where: EB Games, Metropolis at Metrotown When: Metrotown on Monday, September 6th from 9pm-12am What: Play NHL 11 on Playstation 3 (live games and demos) and meet the Sedins Leading up to the Canucks pre-season […]