Archive of posts tagged "snow"

Photos of Vancouver in the Snow


Tuesday, December 6th, 2016 — 7:05am PST
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Snow hit Vancouver on December 5th, giving the city its first official snow day since 2014 and bringing with it both traffic chaos and peaceful playtime in the fluffy white flakes. Since its such a rarity, many took to social media to share their photos of our pre-winter wonderland, here are some of my favourites: […]

SnowSeekers BC Snow Stories for January 2016


Wednesday, January 13th, 2016 — 2:31pm PST
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Night hikes along ice-filled canyons, airline deals, cheering on world-class athletes, and mid-mountain dining are all featured in this month’s set of stories on SnowSeekers.ca. SnowSeekers BC Snow Stories for January 2016 I get to write alongside a talented (and adventurous) team of influencers and story-tellers on SnowSeekers.ca and here are some of our highlighted […]

Archive Photos of the Day: Vancouver Snow Photos


Wednesday, February 26th, 2014 — 10:44am PST
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The Lower Mainland received a healthy dose of snowman-worthy snow over the last few days and although much didn’t stick downtown, I found evidence in the Vancouver Archives that such wasn’t always the case. Downtown Vancouver has definitely seen its share of snow days over the last century: Vancouver Snow Photos 1937: Courthouse (now Vancouver […]

Boundary Bay Snowy Owls


Monday, January 16th, 2012 — 10:15am PST
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A few weeks ago, arctic-dwelling Snowy Owls migrated to Boundary Bay (bordered by Surrey to the East and Delta to the West). These birds are on BC’s Endangered Species list under a code “blue” which means they are “considered to be of Special Concern (formerly Vulnerable) in British Columbia. Blue-listed taxa are at risk, but […]

Vancouver Snow Removal & Snow Angels


Monday, January 16th, 2012 — 9:20am PST
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The City of Vancouver had their snow and ice removal information posted weeks ago, in anticipation of the white blanket that was bound to fall this season. Photo credit: PiscesDreamer on Flickr Aside from having a winter-ready vehicle, it’s also your responsibility to make sure the sidewalks are clear for pedestrians in your neighbourhood. No […]

Canadian Snowmobile in Whistler


Sunday, November 28th, 2010 — 10:46am PST
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Having spent more time in Whistler during the spring and summer months, I’m familiar with its many activities outside of carving up the snow-covered slopes. Even when the mountain opens up for its world-famous winter season you can still find plenty to do if you’re not a skiier or snowboarder. From ziplining to snowshoeing, the […]