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Things to do on Grouse, Cypress and Seymour This Winter


Monday, November 28th, 2016 — 11:01am PST
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We are so fortunate to have three amazing alpine destinations so close to Vancouver, with each coming alive in the winter time. The beauty of having these mountains in our own backyard is that we can easily drive up for some fun, but even if it’s not snowing on the roads, it’s important to be […]

Testing Tires in Winter Conditions with Kal Tire


Thursday, November 24th, 2016 — 9:49am PST
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Have you seen the meme that’s going around showing several cars spun out in a ditch off a snowy highway with the caption “annual meeting of the summer tires club”? It’s rather funny, until you check the tires on your own car or, heaven forbid, you end up in a skid on a patch of […]

4 Scenic Vancouver Viewpoints


Monday, August 11th, 2014 — 10:43am PST
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When John and I have visitors arriving in Vancouver for the first time we try to accomplish two things: Get them out on the water, and get them up on the mountains. From both vantage points you can experience the wild nature of our region while looking out on our City of Glass. The trip […]

The Getaway: Osoyoos with the Acura RDX


Thursday, May 22nd, 2014 — 7:44am PST
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I’ve partnered with Honda Canada to take their vehicles out for a spin and explore our beautiful region. Most recently, Michelle and I took the Acura RDX to Osoyoos to discover The Cottages on Osoyoos Lake and enjoy the warmth of the South Okanagan in spring. Departing from the West End, I took Highway 1 […]

HOV Lanes Open Weekends & Highway 1 Updates


Tuesday, January 31st, 2012 — 8:10am PST
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The Port Mann Highway 1 Improvement Project, through expanded lanes, new overpasses, and the construction of the new Port Mann bridge, is kicking into overdrive as it nears completion. As new lanes and exits take shape there are quite a few traffic pattern changes that will affect drivers. Photo credit: Port Mann Highway 1 on […]

Toyota Winter Driving Tips & Giveaway


Thursday, January 5th, 2012 — 1:55pm PST
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Vancouverites don’t normally have to contend with weeks on end of snowy, slushy, slippery streets like the rest of the country, however we could definitely use an education in winter road safety all the same. Last month Toyota Canada hosted a winter driving workshop at the Richmond Olympic Oval and offered up a few driving […]