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Vancouver Photos of the Week

October 24th, 2014 @ 1:41pm by Rebecca Bollwitt

Leaves and branches litter the streets after a blustery and rainy night, and sunshine predictably pokes through the clouds in the afternoon. It’s late October in Vancouver and mother nature is putting on a show as we get our boots muddy and plan seasonal activities with friends and family. With just a week to go […]

Things to do in Vancouver This Weekend

October 24th, 2014 @ 8:09am by Rebecca Bollwitt

This weekend Vancouver Whitecaps FC hope to clinch a playoff spot, zombies will dance in Surrey, the West Coast Women’s Show will entertain in Abbotsford, and local attractions will host Halloween-themed events. Rain or shine you can check out some Halloween Walking Tours, Watch Halloween Movies, visit Haunted Houses, and take your pick at the […]

Dress For Success Vancouver Success Luncheon

October 23rd, 2014 @ 11:14am by Rebecca Bollwitt

Dress for Success will host the Success Luncheon on October 29th to celebrate and inspire business leaders in our community. Featured panelists include Nancy MacKay, Founder & CEO of MacKay CEO Forums; Jill Schnarr, VP, Community Investment & Engagement, TELUS; and Donna Wilson, SVP, People, LifeLabs. Dress for Success Vancouver client, Deepika Gupta will also […]

All Souls at Mountain View Cemetery

October 23rd, 2014 @ 10:14am by Rebecca Bollwitt

Mountain View Cemetery, Vancouver’s only cemetery, is as old as the city itself. Made up of 106 acres along Fraser St between 21st Ave and 43rd Ave, it is home to several specialized tours and events throughout the year. Photo credit: John Allison on Flickr All Souls at Mountain View Cemetery The 10th annual Night […]

City of Vancouver Food Scraps Program

October 22nd, 2014 @ 9:45am by Rebecca Bollwitt

The City of Vancouver is celebrating the two year anniversary of the expanded city Green Bin program for food scraps recycling. This program allows residents to recycle all their food scraps and is now available to about 100,000 single family/duplexes households and 1,800 multi-unit residential buildings currently serviced by the City. As of January 2015, […]

3 Halloween Walking Tours in Vancouver

October 21st, 2014 @ 10:44am by Rebecca Bollwitt

Whether the night is dark and stormy or clear with an autumn breeze, these three seasonal walking tours will not only educate and entertain, they’re sure to give you goosebumps. 3 Halloween Walking Tours in Vancouver SS Beaver Shipwreck off Stanley Park. 1935 – Archives item# LGN 500. Photographer: Bailey Bros. Host: Stanley Park History […]

VIFF 2014: That’s a Wrap

October 20th, 2014 @ 1:44pm by Rebecca Bollwitt

The Vancouver International Film Festival (“VIFF”) wrapped up a record-setting year on October 10th. The 33rd annual event saw a 10% increase over 2013 at the box office, which was the previous benchmark year. Over the course of the festival’s 16 days, VIFF presented 549 public screenings of 349 films from more than 70 countries, […]

SPARK Animation 2014: Win Tickets

October 20th, 2014 @ 10:44am by Rebecca Bollwitt

Calling all animation students, artists, industry members, and enthusiasts! The Spark Computer Graphics Society presents SPARK Animation 2014, a conference and film festival celebrating creativity, inspiration and innovation in animation around the world. What: SPARK Animation 2014 October 22 – 26 at the Vancity Theatre Where: Vancity Theatre, 1181 Seymour in Vancouver When: October 22nd […]