Canstruction, a design/build competition now in its 13th year, returns to Downtown Vancouver as engineers and architects bring their interpretation of this year’s theme “Fact or Fiction” to life using canned goods. Imagine an 8 foot tall Sasquatch, a giant optical illusion or huge talking watermelon built with thousands of cans of food. 100% of […]
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April is Autism Awareness Month and Central City Brewers + Distillers has launched their annual IPA for Autism fundraising initiative for Simon Fraser University’s Hyperbaric Oxygen Therapy (HBOT) and Magnetoencephalography (MEG) research for children with autism. Red Racer IPA for Autism Throughout the month of April, Central City will donate $2 from every 6-pack of […]
Experience the thrill of a lifetime as you rappel 19 storeys down the side of Vancouver’s third tallest building, the Shaw Tower, all for a good local cause. Dare to Leap‘s inaugural fundraiser in support of Outward Bound Canada’s new Urban Youth Program takes place April 16th and there’s still time to sign up, fundraise, […]
When you dine out on Thursday, March 26th — for breakfast, lunch or dinner — you’ll have the opportunity to support members of your community through this year’s Dining Out for Life campaign. Participating restaurants will donate 25% of their food sales that day to registered not-for-profits Friends For Life and A Loving Spoonful, which […]
Tickets are now on sale for the YWCA’s Women of Distinction Awards, coming up on Tuesday, May 26th, 2015 at the Vancouver Convention Centre. Earlier this month the nominees were announced with a near record-setting number of remarkable women recognized for their contributions to their workplace, industry, and community. YWCA Women of Distinction Awards Nominees […]
Essential for afternoons at Third Beach, or breaks from volleyball on the sand in Kitsilano, Gallant & Jones has released the Vancouver Beach Chair for the season, a collaboration with local talented textiles designers KT&Paul. The Vancouver Beach Chair is all handmade with a solid frame and fabric back, designed and hand printed in Vancouver. […]
The nominees for the YWCA Women of Distinction Awards have been announced, with a near record-setting number of remarkable women recognized for their contributions to their workplace, industry, and community. YWCA Women of Distinction Awards Nominees Congratulations to all of the nominees in the following categories: Business & the Professions Kathy Butler Wendy Chu Lawrie […]