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♥ in the Year of the Dragon

With Valentine’s Day around the corner, what better time to play cupid then at a Chinese New Year’s (CNY) event? You read right, as a Chinese yenta of sorts I’ll be the wing woman to my best gal pal, Ethel*, helping her find Mr. Right. Guess which one of these CNY events do you think […]

10 Facts You Didn’t Know About Lord Stanley and His Cup

1. Lord Stanley of Preston (Frederick Arthur Stanley), AKA Earl of Derby, was the 6th Governor General of Canada. 2. His love of hockey was inspired by his children’s enthusiasm for the game and his own love of sport. 3. Originally the cup was dedicated for amateur Canadian hockey competitions in 1892. 4. 1910 was […]

Vancouver’s 125th Celebration Snapshots

Vancouver Celebrates 125 Years

What would a celebration be without a party? Live events not to be missed: Birthday Live When: April 6 (Vancouver’s DOB), 2PM – 10PM Where: Jack Poole Plaza Details: Live music ranging from 54-40 to the Vancouver Bach Choir, Olympic Cauldron lighting, Coast Salish Witness Ceremony by Musqueam, Squamish and Tsleil-Waututh Nations, speeches by Mayor […]

BC Place is a Winner

With the scaffolding coming down and roof support cables going up, the completion of the new retractable roof for the BC Place Stadium is in sight. The roof isn’t the only thing that’s changing, so is their corporate branding and it’s getting noticed. The rebranding of BC Place has recently received the Merit Award from […]

Vancouver Welcomes the Best of Swiss Design

Emily Carr presents the innovative creations of Switzerland’s top designers in the Design Preis Schweiz, Swiss Design Award, exhibition. On its last stop of the world tour featuring 2009 prize winners, the exemplary exhibit showcases the 3 main trademarks of Swiss design: innovation, functionality and quality. A representative of the Swiss Consulate introduced the discussion […]

Anti-Bullying Message Continues to Go Viral

Today is Pink Shirt Day across Canada. The message of this special occasion is zero tolerance for bullying in our society, from playgrounds to the workplace. Show your support for the cause by wearing a pink shirt today. In January, led by school administrators, Mette Hamaguchi and Darren Mitzell, students from David Lloyd George Elementary […]

Image Gallery from BC Spirit Day

Photos celebrating the anniversary of the Winter Olympic Games, also dubbed “BC Spirit Day.” Curious about our Canadian ambassadors? Learn more about Captain and Mrs. Canada.

Celebrate the Olympic Spirit One Year Later

Just one year ago Vancouverites and visitors joined together to support athletes around the world as the city hosted its most memorable event. Now celebrations are in preparation across the Lower Mainland for the one year anniversary of the Winter Games. The official kick off to this commemorative occasion is Saturday, February 12th with events […]

Valentine’s Day – Something For Everyone

For those with a special someone in mind for a romantic gesture on cupid’s day, hopefully you have picked up a box of chocolates, submitted flower orders and/or made reservations already. If not, you could be panicking very soon unless of course you are highly creative. For singles, don’t fret, you have just as much […]