It was on this day in 1980 that Terry Fox was forced to end his Marathon of Hope as he succumbed to the cancer that eventually took his life. After 143 days and 5,373kms, his journey ended just outside Thunder Bay… and that’s when the rest of Canada picked up the run where he left […]
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Kayak for a Cure 2011 is taking place this Sunday, August 28th starting out from Jericho Beach. Participants have been collecting pledges and sponsorships over the last few months and in exchange they get to support a great cause and enjoy time out on the water. Since it began in 2006, Kayak for a Cure […]
In just a few weeks school starts again, the temperature will dip, and vacations will end. This weekend you can still enjoy Vancouver’s nightlife and dancing in a large, open venue — supporting a great cause in the process. The Brian Jessel Autohaus Summer Blast on Saturday will feature live music from Eric Solomon and […]
Stanley Park will host its first-ever BioBlitz this weekend. According to the organizers at the Stanley Park Ecology Society, a Bioblitz is “an extravaganza of many hands-on exploratory inventories of nature.” Participants will be in specific groups alongside science experts and given a designated amount of time to identify as many plants, insects, birds, amphibians, […]
Pirate Paks were a staple of growing up in Metro Vancouver. The family would go out for dinner at White Spot (maybe even drive-in car hop style) and we’d order our Pirate Paks complete with burger, fries, drink, and that signature gold (chocolate) coin. For the last three years, White Spot has used its iconic […]