On the western coast of the country, Vancouver, which is 19 years younger than Canada itself, has always known how to celebrate our nation’s birthday in style. Known as Dominion Day until 1982, Canada Day has traditionally been a time for family fun, parades, picnics, and afternoons at the beach. Not much has changed — […]
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After soaking up as much late spring rain as possible, the region is ready for summer. Hikes in mountain forests, picnics in the park, strolls on the beach, and dreamy sunsets. I haven’t done a photo roundup in a few weeks so this week it’s an all star “best of” from the month of June. […]
Burnaby Heights merchants celebrated their community this past Saturday during Hats Off Day. This free family event spanned Hastings Street, from Boundary to Gamma, with a jungle-themed parade, show & shine, activities, live entertainment, and plenty of street food. I was out of town but I followed the tag #HatsOffDay online and watched it trend […]
I’ve been away on vacation with John’s family in Iowa, after driving out to the Midwest last week. The corn is starting to sprout (it should be “knee high by the fourth of July”), a Kansas City Royals baseball game is always on TV, and thunderstorms have been lighting up the sky each night. Back […]
Last year was my summer of kayaking, this year it’s canoeing. I’ve been out twice in a canoe in the last few weeks, spending Memorial Day on Iowa’s Maquoketa River (a Mississippi tributary) and a few weeks ago I paddled down the Nechako River (a Fraser River tributary) near Prince George. My time in Prince […]
As we head into the long weekend, check out some of these classic and dreamy Vancouver sights and scenes as captured by local photographers. Thanks for sharing your photos with the Miss604 Flickr Pool and #Photos604 on Instagram this week! Vancouver Photos of the Week A photo posted by Car Free Day Vancouver (@carfreeyvr) on […]