Archive of posts tagged "events"

Cocktails for a Cause with Jillian Harris

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Jillian Harris (The Bachelorette, Extreme Makeover: Home Edition) will be hosting a fundraising event on June 17th benefiting Big Brothers of Greater Vancouver. Despite her move to Chicago and her new role as a designer on Extreme Makeover: Home Edition Jillian will be attending this event in Surrey, BC and showing her support for Big […]

Canada Day 2010: Granville Island

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Canada Day is coming up in just a few weeks and for many, it’s the official start of summer (since the May long weekend was rained-out around here). I’ll be profiling about half a dozen community events and festivals over the next few days using the tag: Canada Day so that when the series is […]

Five Hole for Food

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Five Hole for Food will see Vancouver hockey bloggers taking to the streets across Canada this summer to play hockey and raise funds for local Food Banks. The tour will stop in Montreal, Ottawa, Toronto, Winnipeg, Regina, Calgary, Edmonton, Victoria and wrap things up in Vancouver this July. “I love hockey and I wanted to […]

Watch the World Cup in Vancouver

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Watch the World Cup in Vancouver as South Africa hosts the 2010 FIFA World Cup in just a few days. The car flags are already waving and it will have the jubilation and national pride of the Olympics all day and night, throughout the region. Our multicultural melting pot of a city will come alive […]

Car Free Day Vancouver 2010

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Car Free Day Vancouver returns this year on June 20th with festivals in Kitsilano, Main Street, the West End, and Commercial Drive. Photo credit: dooq on Flickr In 2005, the Commercial Drive Festival launched the first community- driven Car-Free Festival in Vancouver. The Festival was wholly volunteer-organized and presented, involving over 30 core organizers and […]

2010 Leo Awards This Weekend

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The 12th annual Leo Awards celebrating achievements in BC film and television will take place tonight and tomorrow at the Westin Bayshore. I interviewed the President of the Awards, Walter Daroshin for my new weekly events column for TV Week online. “We suggest that [the industry] just take one little pause for a weekend, once […]