West Vancouver sure knows how to throw a festival, making use of its spectacular setting and the loads of culinary, visual, performing, and literary arts talent in our region. The Harmony Arts Festival, presented by Odlum Brown Limited, runs July 29th to August 7th, 2016 is now in its 26th year of celebrating arts on […]
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Since its inception in 1995, BC Youth Week has grown to include over 30 municipalities and non-profit organizations throughout the province. This internationally celebrated event aims to recognize the positive contributions youth make in our communities and to celebrate the valuable work youth and youth organizations do all year round. The BC Youth Week Committee […]
Mountains to meadows, waterfalls to farm-gate shopping, there’s so much to explore and enjoy right here in the Metro Vancouver and Fraser Valley area. Staying local for leisure and vacation time has its benefits, on top of discovering and experiencing your own backyard. Photo by John Bollwitt A recent TD survey found that for Canadian […]
Go for a rainy waterfall walk, a snowshoe, or a stroll in Stanley Park as February warms up and date days, and nights, abound. There are some great theatrical productions on throughout the month, choir and orchestra performances, some walking tours, festivals, markets, and it’s also the last month for you to enjoy Skating at […]
Last weekend, John and I noticed a trend as we observed fellow shoppers on West Broadway: Every second person was holding a brand new pair of snowshoes. Fun for the whole family and for all skill levels, snowshoeing is quickly becoming the hottest snow activity around. Whether you bought your own pair of snowshoes last […]
I’m going to go ahead and declare Whyte Islet, off of Whytecliff Park in West Vancouver, the most photographed little island in the region. Surrounded by water at high tide, and within walking distance from the pebbly beach when waters retreat, its position in front of glowing sunsets make it such a photogenic outcropping of […]