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Canucks Canadian Forces Appreciation Night 2009

Monday, October 19th, 2009 — 9:30am PDT
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Canadian Forces Appreciation Night at GM Place is November 1st when the Canucks take on the Colorado Avalanche. Photo © Department of National Defence To make this event a success, season ticket holders are being asked to donate their tickets for this particular game so that someone from our nation’s armed forces can attend. There […]

West Coast Women's Show 2009

Thursday, October 15th, 2009 — 4:30pm PDT
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The 9th annual West Coast Women’s Show is taking place October 23-25th at Tradex in Abbotsford and I have tickets to give away. This “ultimate girls day out” will feature over 400 booths on top of Kitchen Theatre, the Health & Wellness Stage, the Home & Interior Design Zone, Worlds of Taste Zone, Careers & […]

Daniel Igali Walk for Kids

Thursday, October 15th, 2009 — 9:27am PDT
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The Daniel Igali 5K Walk/Run for Kids will take place in Bear Creek Park on Saturday October 17th, 2009. In 2000, Daniel Igali won the gold medal for Canada in men’s wrestling at the Olympic Games in Sydney. The Nigerian-born, Surrey resident’s moving display of placing the Canadian flag down on the mat, circling it […]

Taste of Yaletown 2009

Wednesday, October 14th, 2009 — 8:04pm PDT
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The following post was written exclusively for by Hedwig Schipperheijn. Kicking off tomorrow, October 15th and running until the 31st, Taste of Yaletown and its 22 participating restaurants will be tantalizing palates and inviting you to try something new. Last night I got to sample some of the lovely three-course dinners ranging from $25 […]

Stories from Gwaii Haanas at the Vancouver Aquarium

Wednesday, October 14th, 2009 — 1:00pm PDT
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The Vancouver Aquarium started a speaker series in September called “From Earth to Ocean, Stories from Gwaii Haanas“. It is free, open to the public, and presented in partnership with Parks Canada. Photo credit: popejon2 on Flickr Parks Canada has identified the waters around Gwaii Haanas National Park Reserve and Haida Heritage Site (Queen Charlotte […]

Fright Nights at Playland Giveaway

Tuesday, October 13th, 2009 — 1:30pm PDT
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Once the season is over and the rides stop rotating, Playland comes alive once more (barely) for Halloween with Fright Nights. In darkness you can roam the amusement park, hop on darkened rides, and evade the creepy creatures of the night that will interact with you. This year they also have a new haunted house […]