Archive for the category "BC"

Surrey Party for the Planet 2014

March 11th, 2014 @ 11:44am by Rebecca Bollwitt

The Surrey Party for the Planet, one of the largest Earth Day events in BC, welcomes the spring season on Saturday, April 26, 2014 with free family fun, concerts, and more. Surrey Party for the Planet Over 20,000 people attended the festival last year and this year the Party for the Planet will be held […]

Vancouver St Patrick’s Day Parade

March 11th, 2014 @ 10:14am by Rebecca Bollwitt

The Vancouver St Patrick’s Day Parade will take place Sunday, March 16, 2014 at 11:00am in downtown Vancouver. As a part of CelticFest Vancouver, the 10th annual parade will be surrounded by activities and free family fun. Happy celebrants, parade-goers and participants alike join the fun at the parade. Folks dress up in green, sometimes […]

Vancouver International Dance Festival: La Edad de Oro

March 10th, 2014 @ 1:44pm by Rebecca Bollwitt

The Vancouver International Dance Festival (“VIDF”) is now underway at various locations around the city until March 29th. The VIDF presents an extraordinary roster of dance artists and creators featuring a diverse wealth of free and paid events. The festival includes such international icons as China’s Guangdong Modern Dance Company and Spain’s flamenco innovator Israel […]

#findyourfit Spotlight on BC Careers: Trades and Skilled Transport and Equipment Operators

March 10th, 2014 @ 11:14am by Rebecca Bollwitt

Throughout January, February, and March 2014 I have partnered with WorkBC, the primary source of labour market information and employment resources, training information, programs and services in the province. Through their online resources, and my new featured series, we hope to connect British Columbians everywhere with the opportunity to take advantage of a growing economy. […]

SPES: Setting Up House in Stanley Park

March 10th, 2014 @ 10:14am by Guest Author

This post has been contributed by Ben Hill, Communications Volunteer with the Stanley Park Ecology Society (“SPES”). I have been following SPES since I moved into the West End almost a decade ago and I have been a member for two years. I wanted to offer the team an opportunity to share their news, events, […]

40 Years of Vancouver Whitecaps History

March 8th, 2014 @ 9:44am by Rebecca Bollwitt

Vancouver Whitecaps FC will enjoy its 40th anniversary this year and even the Heritage Horns at Canada Place, which will sound after every victory this season, are in the mood to celebrate. In case you didn’t know that the Whitecaps were turning 40, or that the club had four decades of history, the following is […]

PlayDome at BC Place Spring Break 2014

March 7th, 2014 @ 10:44am by Rebecca Bollwitt

BC Place will become PlayDome this Spring Break and with over 45 rides and attractions it’s Canada’s largest indoor carnival. Photo credit: John Biehler on Flickr “Feel like you’re floating in air with the Zero Gravity ride, be spun around on the new open air cars of the Ring of Fire and be flung into […]

Things to do in Vancouver This Weekend

March 7th, 2014 @ 9:14am by Rebecca Bollwitt

March showers will hopefully bring April flowers as our sunny days seem fewer and far between. We all know that the city will look spectacular once the blossoms start to burst and green canopies reappear on the trees, making the grey days more tolerable. As for activities in the rain or not, you have plenty […]