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Lunar Eclipse Vancouver: Another Chance in October 2014

April 15th, 2014 @ 8:14am by Rebecca Bollwitt

Last night, through partly clouded skies, a total lunar eclipse was visible in Vancouver. The HR MacMillan Space Centre hosted an event and photographers took to the streets to capture the event: Photo credit: Claude Schneider on Flickr Lunar Eclipse Vancouver As the CBC reports this morning, “if you missed last night’s total lunar eclipse, […]

Blue Jays Home Opener Viewing Party

March 31st, 2014 @ 11:14am by Rebecca Bollwitt

The Vancouver Canadians, the Class A Short Season affiliate to the Toronto Blue Jays, are hosting a party at Mahony and Sons to celebrate the Blue Jays home opener at the Rogers Centre this Friday, April 4th. Canada’s team is looking for a strong start to the season as they take on the New York […]

CBCMusic Festival

March 31st, 2014 @ 8:44am by Rebecca Bollwitt

The CBCMusic.ca Festival was announced this morning, bringing some top talent to Deer Lake Park on June 14th and giving fans a chance to enjoy live music outdoors this summer. CBC Music Festival Lineup The CBCMusic.ca Festival will be hosted by Jian Ghomeshi, with special co-host appearances by CBC’s Stephen Quinn, Tom Power, CBC News […]

Reasons to Watch the 2014 Sochi Paralympics

March 3rd, 2014 @ 11:14am by Rebecca Bollwitt

After the Vancouver 2010 Winter Olympics ended the city was cold, quiet, and left like an empty ballroom after the wedding party and guests took off for the night. However when the Paralympics began a few days later, what we thought we be a warm rekindling of Olympic spirit turned out to be an all […]

Canada Wins Hockey Gold, Olympians Win Our Hearts

February 23rd, 2014 @ 6:30am by Rebecca Bollwitt

In Canada, little else can wake a nation from its cozy winter slumber — coast, to coast, to coast — like hockey. At 3:45am Pacific Time sleepy selfies were popping up online as young and old put on their toques, turned on the TV, and cheered for Canada. Social media connected us all and hockey […]

Vancouver Olympic Cauldron Lit for Gold Medals

February 21st, 2014 @ 11:44am by Rebecca Bollwitt

It took several days for Vancouver to involve its Olympic cauldron in Sochi 2014 celebrations but since it fired back up again on February 12th, it’s been re-lit every evening at 6:00pm when Canada wins a gold medal in competition that day. Tonight it will be lit thanks to our gold medals in Ski Cross […]

102nd Grey Cup Festival in Vancouver

February 17th, 2014 @ 8:34am by Rebecca Bollwitt

Last week the logo was revealed for the 102nd Grey Cup Festival in Vancouver where the best of the CFL will face off for the season’s top prize on November 30, 2014. The logo — designed by the BC Lions’ own Keron Williams — features BC Place, the North Shore mountains, and this year’s slogan: […]

Vancouver Heritage Week

February 12th, 2014 @ 11:44am by Rebecca Bollwitt

The Vancouver Heritage Foundation is celebrating BC’s Heritage Week by offered a full lineup of events that focus on this year’s theme: Heritage Afloat. Around here, our waterways have shaped our history through transportation, connecting industry, recreation, and more. 1940-1948 – Coal Harbour and Vancouver skyline. Photographer: Burns Miller. Archives# CVA 1376-76. Vancouver Heritage Week […]