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Vancouver Photos of The Week


Monday, July 11th, 2016 — 10:14am PST
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Today my niece is helping me out in the Miss604 offices and she has curated this edition of the Vancouver Photos of the Week. Thanks for sharing your photos with the Miss604 Flickr Pool and #Photos604 on Instagram! A photo posted by Mike: 🇨🇦Vancity Photographer🇨🇦 (@thunderhwk) on Jul 11, 2016 at 9:27am PDT A photo […]

Bowen Island is Vancouver’s Original Summer Getaway


Thursday, July 7th, 2016 — 10:10am PST
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Bowen Island: The Happy Isle. Postcards and advertisements painted a picture of a stunning island getaway just a quick boat ride from Vancouver, where the waters were emerald green and the cottage life was bustling. Picnics, socials, dances, company retreats, hikes, swims, dives — it was the original summer getaway from Vancouver. I had my […]

A Ride in the Goodyear Blimp


Wednesday, July 6th, 2016 — 4:57pm PST
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If last year was my year of kayaks and helicopters, this year is canoes and blimps — well just one blimp in particular. The Goodyear Blimp is a cultural icon, a legendary airship with over nine decades of history. From a massive fleet in WWII to hosting Presidents and celebrities, to making appearances in the […]

Vintage Photos of Canada Day in Vancouver


Thursday, June 30th, 2016 — 2:54pm PST
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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 — […]

Vancouver Photos of the Week


Monday, June 27th, 2016 — 1:33pm PST
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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. […]

Hats Off Day Photos


Monday, June 6th, 2016 — 9:44am PST
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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 […]