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5 Ways to Enjoy a Vancouver Island Getaway in Parksville

August 27th, 2015 @ 3:50pm by Guest Author

Looking for a simple, refreshing vacation to wrap up summer or kick off fall? Parksville and Qualicum Beach are just a three-hour car trip from Vancouver, including the scenic ferry crossing from West Vancouver’s Horseshoe Bay to Departure Bay in Nanaimo. Whether you prefer nature, dining, exciting rides, shopping or culture, there’s more to do […]

SPES These Photos are For the Birds

August 16th, 2015 @ 10:31am by Guest Author

This post has been contributed by Liron Gertsman, Volunteer with the 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 […]

Summer Camp in Stanley Park

July 11th, 2015 @ 11:11am by Guest Author

Stanley Park Ecology Society Monthly Update: Summer Camp in Stanley Park

Meet My Market Month at BC Farmers Markets

July 3rd, 2015 @ 1:44pm by Guest Author

This July, friends all over BC are heading to their local farmers market to celebrate Meet My Market Month. With a chance to win a three night getaway — with wine touring — to the Okanagan’s beautiful Sparkling Hill Resort, it’s clear this could be the beginning of a beautiful friendship with your local BC […]

Stanley Park Ecology Society’s Native Plant Demonstration Garden

June 14th, 2015 @ 11:14am by Guest Author

This post has been contributed by Jill Taylor, Native Plant Demonstration Garden volunteer with the 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 […]

Vancouver Beauty: Geisha Ink

May 7th, 2015 @ 9:14am by Michelle Kim

For years I’ve bought and used Geisha Ink’s liquid eyeliner, not because its products are consistently listed as a “must-have” in fashion magazines like Vogue and InStyle (which they are) but simply because it’s best eyeliner available–it’s long-lasting yet super easy to wash of. With a Japanese woman in a kimono gracing all its packaging, […]