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CAN Family Festival


Monday, March 27th, 2017 — 2:33pm PDT
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The 6th Annual CAN Family Festival at Jack Poole Plaza is coming up on April 9th. The day’s festivities will kick off with a fundraising walk and the lighting of the cauldron to commemorate April as Autism Awareness Month. CAN Family Festival Where: Jack Poole Plaza, Downtown Vancouver When: Sunday, April 9, 2017 10:30am to […]

Dining Out For Life 2017


Monday, March 27th, 2017 — 11:09am PDT
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On Thursday, March 30, 2017, Dining Out For Life returns for its 23rd year in support of people living with HIV/AIDS in our community. Dining Out for Life From Whistler to White Rock and across the Lower Mainland, DOFL’s restaurant partners will contribute 25% of their food sales to A Loving Spoonful. Over 50 restaurants […]

Cuso International Youth Volunteer Program


Friday, March 24th, 2017 — 11:00am PDT
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Millennials are changing the face of travel today, in some very big ways. A recent article in HuffPo says they’re revolutionizing their travel choices in four ways. They’re choosing cultural experiences over partying, they’re mixing business with leisure creating “Bleisure Travel”, group travel is on the rise, as are hostel stays. For this impactful age […]

Follow Your Heart with Todd Richard and Variety BC


Wednesday, March 22nd, 2017 — 12:08pm PDT
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The Variety Show of Hearts Telethon has been entertaining British Columbians for over 50 years and last year, it inspired local musician Todd Richard to support Variety BC in a very unique way. Follow Your Heart with Todd Richard and Variety BC “My wife and I watch the Telethon year after year,” Todd told me […]

Herons of Stanley Park


Saturday, March 11th, 2017 — 9:00am PDT
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This post has been contributed by Greg Hart, Urban Wildlife Programs Coordinator with the Stanley Park Ecology Society. Herons of Stanley Park For almost 100 years, herons have called Stanley Park “home”. The earliest known record of these magnificent birds dates back to a 1921 photo by Leonard Frank of a colony near Brockton Point. […]