It’s been 30 years since Terry Fox’s Marathon of Hope changed Canada, and the world, forever. Terry Fox feature on ESPN a few years ago In 1976 a boy living in Port Coquitlam, BC was diagnosed with osteosarcoma, a form of cancer that develops near the knee. His leg would be amputated and he would […]
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Although the Lower Mainland’s evergreens do not transform into multicoloured groves like they do back East, autumn in this region is still pretty beautiful. It’s a time to dust off the rain boots and pull all your soft sweaters from summer storage as you head out for a walk around Stanley Park with a piping […]
Timeraiser Vancouver is just over a week away and the momentum has been building. The event pairs non-profit organizations with volunteers who pledge their time at a giant one-night event at the Roundhouse in Yaletown. Here’s a quick preview of some of the participating organizations that are looking for volunteers. Big Sisters of BC Lower […]
Last week I was a guest speaker at the Nimbus School of Recording Arts in Vancouver. I had a great discussion with the business students (that ranged from managers, concert promoters and band members) at this school of rock and I also learned a bit about the Music Therapy Ride. For nine years now the […]
This morning I suited up and took an elevator to the top of the AXA Building on Hastings at Burrard. Along with over 50 people who will each have their turn on the ropes today, I repelled myself down 20 stories (200ft) in support of Easter Seals Canada. Yesterday I posted a tweet about my […]