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Giving Tuesday: Big Sisters of BC Lower Mainland


Wednesday, November 23rd, 2016 — 1:34pm PST
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Tuesday, November 29th is recognized as “Giving Tuesday”, opening the season of giving around the world following Black Friday and Cyber Monday. Giving Tuesday unites charities, companies and individuals in the spirit of giving and over the next few days I’ll be profiling a few local organizations that you can support on this day – […]

Win Tickets to Enchant, World’s Largest Christmas Light Maze


Tuesday, November 22nd, 2016 — 10:00am PST
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If it wasn’t already cool enough that Vancouver was going to be home to the World’s Largest Christmas Light Maze this season, I recently discovered that Enchant will be supporting Variety – The Children’s Charity of BC and other local community partners. World’s Largest Christmas Light Maze Where: West 1st and Crowe Street (between Olympic […]

Win Tickets to the Original Ugly Sweater Christmas Party


Monday, November 21st, 2016 — 10:10am PST
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It’s described as the “biggest, wildest, sweateriest bash of the season” as the Original Ugly Christmas Sweater Party returns the 15th year in support of The Children’s Wish Foundation of Canada. Experience all the magic of Christmas you felt as a child with all the benefits of being an adult as you sport you best […]

Big Rigs for Kids in Surrey


Monday, November 21st, 2016 — 6:12am PST
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Big Rigs for Kids in Surrey this season is another free event in Metro Vancouver that offers family fun while supporting a great cause. This lighted truck parade will illuminate Surrey, from Cloverdale to Downtown, and will be followed by live entertainment, snacks, and more. Big Rigs for Kids in Surrey Where: City Hall Plaza […]

Preparing for the Covenant House Sleep Out


Wednesday, November 16th, 2016 — 1:24pm PST
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It’s 2:00pm the day before my sleep out with Covenant House and the lights just came on in my office since it’s so dark outside already. I put down my hot cup of decaf coffee and shuffle my slippers over to the thermostat to give it a nudge. I walk down the hall to my […]

CP Holiday Train to Visit Communities Across BC


Thursday, November 10th, 2016 — 1:00pm PST
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​​18th edition of the CP Holiday Train is ready to support communities and raise awareness​ across Canada as it sets out to visit 150 communities and host free events in November and December. There are 16 stops in BC, from Revelstoke to Port Moody, with each featuring an opportunity to view the impressive train-long light […]