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Tackling Invasive Plants in Stanley Park


Monday, June 12th, 2017 — 8:40am PDT
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This post has been contributed by the Ben Hill, Communications Volunteer with the Stanley Park Ecology Society (“SPES”). Tackling Invasive Plants in Stanley Park If you’ve visited Stanley Park over the last few weeks you’ll be aware that it’s growing season. Many of the flowering plants are in bloom and new growth is everywhere. Unfortunately […]

Olympic Heroes, Haggis Hunts and Family Festivals Take Over Coquitlam


Wednesday, June 7th, 2017 — 8:09am PDT
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What do famed Olympic sprinter Andre De Grasse, teddy bears, Charlotte Diamond and Scottish kilts have in common? These are all sightings you can expect to see in Coquitlam this June! Whether you’re a sports enthusiast, a parent of young kids or a working professional in search of new adventures, get ready, get set… Andre […]

Parenting Paradise in Parksville


Tuesday, May 23rd, 2017 — 12:54pm PDT
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Guest post contributed and written by Jen Murtagh I have often joked with fellow moms that there is no such thing as “vacation” when you have young children. The sheer amount of work it takes to pack, travel, plan and unpack with little ones isn’t really my idea of relaxation. However, this past weekend in […]

Nesting Birds of Stanley Park


Wednesday, May 17th, 2017 — 10:13am PDT
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This post has been contributed by the Ben Hill, Communications Volunteer with the Stanley Park Ecology Society (“SPES”). Nesting Birds of Stanley Park We all have a mental picture of our dream home. For some it’s a city penthouse overlooking Coal Harbour, for others a cabin deep in the forest or perhaps a quiet townhouse […]

WNORTH Conference Recap


Tuesday, May 2nd, 2017 — 9:05am PDT
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Guest post contributed and written by Jen Murtagh From April 19-21 I had the privilege of attending WNORTH – a boutique-style conference focused on providing a forum for women who are aiming for, or already on, a senior executive leadership track. The conference is held at the incomparable and stunning Nita Lake Lodge, nestled on […]

Review of Cinderella in Vancouver


Wednesday, April 12th, 2017 — 11:29am PDT
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Guest post by Jen Murtagh Cinderella Sparkles in Rodgers and Hammerstein Tony Award-winning Broadway Musical Playing Now in Vancouver Die-hard Cinderella fans and those who would like to see an modernized version of the classic fairy-tale will not be disappointed by the rip roaring Rodgers and Hammerstein Tony award- winning musical Cinderella. Brian Liebson, Leslie […]