Sometimes to get in the holiday spirit we’ll take a drive around neighbourhoods aglow with Christmas lights across doorways, fences and shrubs while sipping hot chocolate and watching the snow fall (or in most cases, rain). This year you can get your holiday buzz on early with a self-guided tour through festively decorated homes while […]
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This year’s Teddy Bear Toss will take place Saturday, December 6th at 7:00pm, while the Giants take on the Saskatoon Blades. If you’re going to attend one Vancouver Giants game this season (although it’s such a great, affordable, and passionate hockey that shouldn’t be missed at all), consider coming out next Saturday to support some […]
Last year I was waking up in a cozy room with frosted windows that looked out onto snow-covered streets while the warm aroma of a roasted turkey dinner embraced me and my Hawkeyes sweatshirt. We were lucky enough to celebrate Thanksgiving with family in Iowa last year and unfortunately due to so many big events […]
A group of local radio stations are teaming up over at Canuck Place Children’s Hospice for a day of live broadcasts from 6:00am until 11:00pm. Photo Credit: Dan Lilly on Flickr Canuck Place offers specialized pediatric palliative care to over 350 children with life threatening illnesses and their families across BC. The demand continues to […]
British Columbia’s Great Bear Rainforest (the largest tract of intact coastal temperate rainforest left on Earth) is in danger and there is a public call out for support to raise awareness and put pressure on the current government to keep their promise about conserving the area. Photo credit: Evelyn Kirkaldy on Flickr Two years ago, […]
Gingerbread houses are a fun part of the holiday season. I mean once you’re all out of Halloween candy what better way to continue the sugar rush than to construct an entire building out of jujubes, licorice, and sweet sweet icing? Photo credit: Mikey G Ottawa on Flickr Vancouver is known for its gingerbread prowess […]
This morning I was invited to the store opening of the shiny new London Drugs on West Broadway. The BC-based London Drugs stores have been around for 60 years and have stores across Western Canada. This particular location is a few meters away from the old spot (at 525 West Broadway), and as the new […]