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8 Vancouver Apps for Summer


Thursday, June 26th, 2014 — 10:44am PST
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It’s easy to get out and about in Metro Vancouver especially when the sun is shining and we have so many amazing destinations for playing, resting, hiking, and soaking the season in at the beach. You don’t need to fully disconnect to have a good time and the mobile phone in your pocket can actually […]

Vancouver Websites Years Ago


Wednesday, June 4th, 2014 — 1:44pm PST
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There are many milestones being celebrated in Vancouver this year. We have the 40th anniversary of the Whitecaps, the 25th anniversary of Bard on the Beach, The Arts Club’s 50th anniversary, the 50th anniversary of the Stanley Park Train, and several more. Many of these organizations and businesses have also been online for a long […]

Vancouver Rising: Archive Footage Turned Into GIFs


Wednesday, September 4th, 2013 — 11:20am PST
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A great bit hat tip to the Vancouver is Awesome team for spotting (and promoting) Vancouver Rising, a new Tumblr blog that takes footage from the Vancouver Archives‘ video collection and creates fantastic animated GIFs. Here are just a few of the gems they have posted so far: 1973: Granville at Robson – “Vancouver Impressions“. […]

Vancouver: Most Walkable City in Canada


Wednesday, January 23rd, 2013 — 8:47am PST
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Vancouver has earned many distinctions and topped many lists, from having some of the best city beaches, being the most congested or most expensive to the most livable, and now it’s Canada’s Most Walkable. Vancouver walkability heat map. The popular website/service Walk Score ranked Canada’s cities and the list included: 1. Vancouver (Walk Score = […]

ICBC To Host Twitter Chat


Tuesday, June 5th, 2012 — 1:17pm PST
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The Insurance Corporation of BC (“ICBC”) will be hosting their first-ever live chat through Twitter this Wednesday, June 6, 2012 from 11:30am until 1:00pm. During that time David Clancy, a Director the Insurance Division will be answering questions from the public. Photo credit: Clayton Perry Photoworks on Flickr This is the first live Twitter chat […]