Archive for the category "canada"

Upcycling in Stanley Park

September 12th, 2015 @ 10:14am by Guest Author

This post has been contributed by Sam Cousins, Stewardship Coordinator with Stanley Park Ecology Society (“SPES”). I have been following SPES since I moved into the West End a decade ago and I have been a member for three years. I wanted to offer the team an opportunity to share their news, events, and work […]

Canada Rugby Sevens Passes on Sale

September 8th, 2015 @ 12:44pm by Rebecca Bollwitt

The HSBC World Rugby Sevens Series comes to Vancouver March 12-13, 2016 at BC Place for the annual HSBC Canada Sevens Tournament and tickets are on sale as of today. The two-day Men’s tournament will feature 16 nations playing 45 matches of fast-paced entertaining rugby, paired with an equally dynamic festival experience where fan participation […]

Vote for Salt Spring Island’s Portlock Park in the Kraft Project Play Contest

August 17th, 2015 @ 9:03am by Rebecca Bollwitt

Kraft Project Play is helping to build a better future by building better places to play, awarding one community in Canada $250,000 for a recreational facility upgrade for their soccer, tennis, basketball, or general play. The four finalists in the competition have been named and there’s only one in Western Canada: Salt Spring Island’s Portlock […]

Things to do in Vancouver This Weekend

July 3rd, 2015 @ 8:11am by Rebecca Bollwitt

It’s the very last weekend of the FIFA Women’s World Cup with England and Germany playing on Saturday followed by the USA and Japan playing at BC Place for the championship on Sunday. The Fan Zone will be open for free each day for viewing and there’s a special guest appearing on the 4th of […]

5 Reasons to go to Surrey Canada Day

June 30th, 2015 @ 2:49pm by Rebecca Bollwitt

Born and raised in Surrey, and having been the first blogger to ever write about my beloved hometown (back in 2004), I am proud to once again sponsor the FREE Surrey Canada Day. Happening on July 1st at the Bill Reid Millennium Amphitheatre (176 Street and 64th Avenue) in Cloverdale, festivities will kick off at […]

FIFA Women’s World Cup Canada vs England at BC Place

June 26th, 2015 @ 12:21pm by Rebecca Bollwitt

A full house is expected at BC Place on Saturday, June 27th as Canada takes on England in the FIFA Women’s World Cup quarter finals. In anticipation of the crowd, with upwards of 53,000 fans attending the match not to mention thousands in bars, restaurants, and at the Fan Zone, BC Place issued a statement […]