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Terry Fox Run Locations in Metro Vancouver

September 3rd, 2014 @ 2:14pm by Rebecca Bollwitt

The 2014 Terry Fox Run is just around the corner and while some kids may participate each year with their school (School Run Day is September 24th), this year families might need to take it upon themselves to sign up on their own. The general run takes places in hundreds of communities across Canada on […]

Celebrate Your Birthday with Capilano Suspension Bridge

July 28th, 2014 @ 2:14pm by Rebecca Bollwitt

The Capilano Suspension Bridge, almost as old as the City of Vancouver itself, is celebrating its 125th anniversary this year. To mark the occasion, and spread the joy, everyone with a birthday between August 1st and November 29th is invited up to Capilano Suspension Bridge to enjoy free admission on their own birthday. Just show […]

Coquitlam, Capilano, Lower Seymour Watershed Tours

July 22nd, 2014 @ 12:44pm by Rebecca Bollwitt

It’s no secret that we have the very best tap water around, fed from pristine sources and delivered to our homes straight from reservoirs nestled within our scenic mountains. To showcase these resources, Metro Vancouver is offering a range of watershed tours this summer. Coquitlam tours run Thursdays and Saturdays while Capilano tours run Fridays […]

Things to do in Vancouver This Weekend

July 11th, 2014 @ 9:14am by Rebecca Bollwitt

The first heat wave of the summer will reach us this weekend as does one of the busiest Saturdays I’ve seen in a while. On top of all seasonal activities being in full swing (farmers markets, night markets, dancing, movies) we have the Khatsahlano Festival, Red Bull Around the Strait, Marpole Summerfest, and several places […]

Takaya Tours with Aboriginal Tourism BC

July 10th, 2014 @ 10:44am by Rebecca Bollwitt

I recently spent a day with Aboriginal Tourism BC and some of its stakeholders/partners to share unique local opportunities that help you experience your own city like never before. This is the second post in a three part series. Takaya Tours with Aboriginal Tourism BC “If you see one our height or bigger, our ancestors […]

Capilano Suspension Bridge 125th Anniversary

June 5th, 2014 @ 8:14pm by Rebecca Bollwitt

Today’s collection of photographs from the City of Vancouver Archives is in honour of the quasquicentennial of one of our region’s most recognizable and popular tourist attractions. The Capilano Suspension Bridge, almost as old as the City of Vancouver itself, is celebrating its 125th anniversary this year. 1905: Archives# Br P59.1 & 1920s: Archives# CVA […]

April Events in Metro Vancouver

April 1st, 2014 @ 1:14pm by Rebecca Bollwitt

Community festivals and holidays will take us outside this month, under the natural confetti of the cherry blossoms. Spring is here and so is another big list of events including dozens of Cherry Blossom Festival activities, the Surrey Party for the Planet, a selection of theatre performances, and the Stanley Park Easter Train. Photo credit: […]

Looking Down at the Cleveland Dam

March 26th, 2014 @ 9:44am by Rebecca Bollwitt

The Cleveland Dam holds Capilano Lake in North Vancouver, which is used for drinking water and is a part of Capilano River Regional Park. Completed in 1954, it was named for Ernest Cleveland, first chief commissioner of the Greater Vancouver Water District. Archives# CVA 275-20 Looking Down at the Cleveland Dam Local photographers love peeking […]