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Heritage Vancouver Garden Tour


Tuesday, May 31st, 2016 — 9:25am PDT
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Heritage Vancouver Society will be holding this year’s Garden Tour on June 11th and 12th. This will be the event’s 5th Anniversary and will feature a self-guided tour of 13 enchanting private Vancouver Gardens — a fundraiser for Heritage Vancouver Society. Photo courtesy of Heritage Vancouver Whether you are a plant person, someone just wanting […]

Heritage Hall 100th Birthday Events


Tuesday, May 24th, 2016 — 7:14am PDT
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Mount Pleasant’s community beacon, Heritage Hall, is celebrating its 100th anniversary in June with a lineup of events. 1917: Archives# CVA 99-356. Photographer: Stuart Thomson This handsome building on the corner of Main and 15th has had many lives, and continues to be an elegant venue for special events, fashion shows, markets, and weddings. It […]

Historic Stewart Farm South Surrey’s Best Kept Secret Until Now


Friday, May 20th, 2016 — 10:30am PDT
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A local attraction with activities for the kids, space to run around, picnic spots galore, and rare historical value — and did I mention it has a gorgeous view? South Surrey’s Historic Stewart Farm has it all but it’s still a relatively unknown gem — until now! The truth is a lot of people don’t […]

Heritage Vancouver Top 10 Watch List for 2016


Monday, May 9th, 2016 — 9:14am PDT
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Heritage Vancouver has released this year’s Top 10 Watch List, their 16th annual list that accompanied a bus tour this past weekend. This year they are seeing particular threats to neighbourhoods’ character, culture and history. They range from a loss of individual architecturally significant homes to single-family neighbourhoods, to the potential loss of entire communities […]

Top 50 Golden Moments in BC Sports History


Thursday, April 21st, 2016 — 9:47am PDT
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The BC Sports Hall of Fame is celebrating its 50th anniversary and in the 50 days leading up to its annual Banquet of Champions, presented by Canadian Direct Insurance on Thursday, June 9th, they’re pinpointing the Top 50 Golden Moments in BC Sports History. Top 50 Golden Moments in BC Sports History Sports fans from […]