Archive for the category "BC"

Win an I Love Transit Week Prize Pack

August 31st, 2015 @ 10:44am by Rebecca Bollwitt

It’s I Love Transit Week again in Metro Vancouver! Every year TransLink devotes a week to why we love/like transit. Do you like not having to drive and enjoy the free time you have on transit to read or use your phone? Perhaps you love transit because it’s good for the environment? Or maybe you […]

Photos of Vancouver Windstorm Aftermath

August 30th, 2015 @ 6:42am by Rebecca Bollwitt

The most intense windstorm to hit the Vancouver area since 2006 ripped through the region on Saturday, August 29th, at one point leaving over 300,000 people without power. With service yet to be restored in some areas, here is a look at just some of the damage done: Photos of Vancouver Windstorm Aftermath A photo […]

Things to do in Vancouver This Weekend

August 27th, 2015 @ 7:09pm by Rebecca Bollwitt

Things to do in Vancouver This Weekend – Friday, August 28, 2015; Saturday, August 29, 2015; Sunday, August 30, 2015. Activities and events in and around Metro Vancouver.

5 Ways to Enjoy a Vancouver Island Getaway in Parksville

August 27th, 2015 @ 3:50pm by Guest Author

Looking for a simple, refreshing vacation to wrap up summer or kick off fall? Parksville and Qualicum Beach are just a three-hour car trip from Vancouver, including the scenic ferry crossing from West Vancouver’s Horseshoe Bay to Departure Bay in Nanaimo. Whether you prefer nature, dining, exciting rides, shopping or culture, there’s more to do […]

Win a YVR Airport T-Shirt to Paradise

August 27th, 2015 @ 12:22pm by Rebecca Bollwitt

A t-shirt could be your ticket to an amazing destination in Asia courtesy of Vancouver International Airport (“YVR”) and its partner airlines. These graphic t-shirts have been available for free at events and festivals all summer long and each one features one of the grand prize destinations: China, Japan, Taiwan, Hong Kong, Korea and The […]

Watching Planes Land in Vancouver at Flight Path Park

August 26th, 2015 @ 4:13pm by Rebecca Bollwitt

I found myself thirty minutes early for a family airport pickup on a warm Tuesday night in August and while I love killing time at Vancouver International Airport (at the Observation Area or Chester Johnson Park) I turned off Grant McConachie Way, looping past Burkeville on Russ Baker Way, and pulled into Flight Path Park. […]