Archive of posts tagged "steveston"

Vancouver Whale Watching Tour Booked with Viator


Wednesday, August 26th, 2015 — 2:31pm PDT
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I’m not sure what is more exhilarating, witnessing a pod of killer whales frolicking in the wild or going through my photos at home later, identifying their markings, and discovering that one of them was over 80 years old! I still get goosebumps thinking back on my adventure with Vancouver Whale Watch in Steveston earlier […]

604 Corners: 12 Beautiful Photos of Steveston


Friday, March 27th, 2015 — 11:47am PDT
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If you ask any local to create a list for an out-of-towner that includes tourist attractions and favourite hidden gems you’ll always see Grouse Mountain, Granville Island, and Stanley Park on the list but more often than not, you’ll also find a recommendation for Steveston. This historic fishing village is located along the South Arm […]

Ships to Shore Steveston 2014


Friday, June 27th, 2014 — 6:44am PDT
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Richmond Days of Summer include many free family events this summer starting with Ships to Shore Steveston, the Steveston Salmon Festival, and Richmond’s Canada Day celebrations. Photo courtesy of Ships to Shore Ships to Shore Steveston Ships to Shore Steveston takes place Sunday, June 29, 2014 and Monday, June 30, 2014 from from 11:00am to […]

BC Craft Beer Month


Tuesday, October 1st, 2013 — 3:34pm PDT
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It’s only fitting that we celebrate BC Craft Beer Month since it was right here in the Greater Vancouver area that John Mitchell opened the first modern craft brewery in Canada back in 1982. Today, there are over 70 craft breweries in the province and craft beer has bubbled up to 12.7% (of all beer […]

Happy Birthday Gulf of Georgia Cannery


Monday, June 25th, 2012 — 9:50am PDT
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On this day in 1994, the Gulf of Georgia Cannery in Steveston celebrated its 100th birthday and re-opened to the public. After operations ceased at the cannery, it was purchased by the federal government in 1979 and development by Parks Canada was completed in the 1990s. Now 118 years old, this National Historic Site commemorates […]

Richmond Food Blogger for a Year: What to Know About 365 Days of Dining


Thursday, March 1st, 2012 — 4:08pm PDT
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Tourism Richmond launched a campaign this week to hire a blogger to dine out at one of 800 local restaurants every day for a year, providing social media updates and posts about their experience. The winning applicant will be set up with a gym pass for the Richmond Olympic Oval, a negotiated daily stipend for […]