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Fraser Valley Flood of 1948

May 28th, 2014 @ 1:44pm by Rebecca Bollwitt

On this day in 1948, the Fraser Valley Flood took its grip on the community, causing an estimated $20 million in damages (equal to over $210 million in 2010). According to Environment Canada, it was the greatest flood the region had seen since that of 1894. By the time the flood reached its peak on […]

Strike Out Heart Disease Celebrity Softball Game

May 28th, 2014 @ 11:14am by Rebecca Bollwitt

The Vancouver Canadians have invited local media personalities (myself included) to step up to the plate at Nat Bailey Stadium on June 11th for the annual Strike Out Heart Disease Celebrity Softball Game. We’ll play in a six-inning ball game at this historic stadium in support of the St. Paul’s Hospital Foundation. I’d like to […]

Surrey Doors Open 2014

May 27th, 2014 @ 2:14pm by Rebecca Bollwitt

Be a tourist in your own town and discover what Surrey has to offer during Surrey Doors Open! From City Centre to Bear Creek, Newton to Cloverdale, sites and attractions will be open to the public with free admission for the day. Surrey Doors Open In one day you can visit the Bear Creek Park […]

#WhatsTheLink: TransLink Helps Make 107,000 Bike Trips Happen Each Day in Metro Vancouver

May 27th, 2014 @ 11:44am by Guest Author

#WhatsTheLink is a series about all that TransLink, Metro Vancouver’s transportation authority, is responsible for in the region. Join the conversation on Instagram, Twitter and Facebook. These guest posts are written by Robert Willis. #WhatsTheLink: TransLink Helps Make 107,000 Bike Trips HappenEach Day in Metro Vancouver Bike to Work Week is time to celebrate and […]

Surrey Canada Day 2014: Lineup, Schedule

May 27th, 2014 @ 9:44am by Rebecca Bollwitt

There’s something special about Surrey Canada Day. It could be the food trucks that roll up each year, dishing up everything from kettle corn and smoothies to burgers and poutine. It could be the abundance of exhibitor tents and activations, engaging everyone from kids to adults with interactive displays, activities, and helpful information. Perhaps it’s […]

Win Tickets to Lionel Richie in Vancouver

May 26th, 2014 @ 2:13pm by Rebecca Bollwitt

Lionel Richie is bringing his “All The Hits All Night Long” summer tour to Vancouver this week with special guest CeeLo Green. The multi-platinum selling artist, five-time Grammy winner and music icon will kick off the hit-filled shows, featuring songs from the Commodores to today, on Thursday, May 29th at Pepsi Live at Rogers Arena. […]

Lions Gate Bridge Construction Photos

May 26th, 2014 @ 10:14am by Rebecca Bollwitt

The Lions Gate Bridge opened to traffic in November, 1938 but the official opening was on this day, May 26, 1939, overseen by this royal couple, King George VI and Queen Elizabeth. 1939 – Motorcade crossing the Lions Gate Bridge during visit of King George VI and Queen Elizabeth. Archives# CVA 6-104. In honour of […]

CKNW Orphans’ Fund Online Auction

May 26th, 2014 @ 8:29am by Rebecca Bollwitt

The CKNW Orphans’ Fund is hosting their annual online auction, on now until June 4th at 8:00pm. There are over 40 items and packages available to choose from this year, with net proceeds supporting special needs kids in BC. CKNW Orphans’ Fund Online Auction You can bid on electronics, sports tickets and memorabilia, getaway packages, […]