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Bellstar’s sponsored athlete Brady Leman

  As a part of Bellstar commitment to community involvement and extraordinary guest experiences we have implemented a Sponsored Athlete Program, launching with Calgary-native Brady Leman. Brady is a World Cup Ski Cross Gold and Silver medalist, sitting 1st in the World Cup and in Canada! Leman first emerged as an undoubted talent in Alpine…

Richmond Children’s Arts Festival

  The 6th Children’s Arts Festival offers creative and interactive fun for kids led by professional artists.       Celebrate BC Family Day with imagination and creativity at Richmond’s Children’s Arts Festival on Monday, February 10. Now in its sixth year, the Festival prides itself in highly affordable, highly interactive and high quality artistic activities for children 12 and under,…

Opera’s Greatest Hits at Surrey Arts Centre

  Vancouver Opera Brings First Ever Concert to City of Surrey Live Show, February 8, Surrey Arts Centre     The powerful art of opera singing will be on display in Surrey next month when Vancouver Opera presents “Opera’s Greatest Hits – and More” on Saturday, February 8 at the Surrey Arts Centre. The intimate and affordable family-friendly…

The Pet Lover Show February 15 and 16

  In two short weeks The Pet Lover Show returns with an array of speakers and live demonstrations on February 15th & 16th, 2014 at Abbotsford’s TRADEX. This family-oriented, fun event presents animal lovers and pet owners with the rare opportunity to see unique animals and learn from knowledgeable animal professionals whose specialties include everything…

VANCOUVER URBAN WINERY new Lounge Licence

Vancouver Urban Winery Joins a Select Few to Receive City’s New Lounge Licence VUW Tasting Room begins by-the-glass and bottle program   Today, Vancouver Urban Winery joins a select group of peer manufacturing facilities in Vancouver to be awarded the new government-appointed Lounge Endorsement License. Unanimously approved by city council in 2013, this new zoning law…

National Cupcake Day for SPCAs and Humane Societies

Welcome to Cupcake Day! National Cupcake Day is back this February 24. Bake cupcakes, raise funds and save animals’ lives! By registering, baking and fundraising for National Cupcake Day for SPCAs & Humane Societies, you will be part of an exceptional group of supporters across Canada who understand the importance of animals in our lives. Your cupcakes…

Seventh annual Winemakers Cup at Big White Ski Resort

Industry Night Party and Festivities 7th annual Winemakers Cup   The Cellar-Tek Winemakers Cup Ski Race is the World’s only annual ski challenge weekend for the wine industry and it takes place for the benefit of industry networking, peer camaraderie and palate appreciation. The seventh annual weekend of festivities takes place on Saturday March 15, 2014…

VIRGIN MOBILE PRESENTS THE SQUAMISH VALLEY MUSIC FESTIVAL

EMINEM, BRUNO MARS & ARCADE FIRE TO HEADLINE VIRGIN MOBILE PRESENTS THE SQUAMISH VALLEY MUSIC FESTIVAL WESTERN CANADA’S PREMIER OUTDOOR MUSIC FESTIVAL LAUNCHES BIGGEST LINEUP IN ITS HISTORY Virgin Mobile Presents The Squamish Valley Music Festival—August 8, 9 & 10 The most anticipated music event of the summer is back for its fifth year with an…

Parksville UNCORKED Wine and Food Festival Feb 20-23

  It’s an Experience: Parksville Uncorked 6th Annual Wine and Culinary Festival   From wine novice or beer newbie to seasoned palate, you’ll enjoy tastings, featured wine dinners, bubbly brunches, wine-inspired spa treatments and local tours. Last year’s festival events sold out. So be sure to book early.   Parksville Untapped   Thursday February 20, 2014…

REV UP FOR BULLYING AWARENESS EVENT AT BC PLACE

ON JANUARY 31st, MONSTER JAM® AND KIDS HELP PHONE  REV UP FOR BULLYING AWARENESS EVENT AT BC PLACE STADIUM World Champion Northern Nightmare to Drive over Crush Car Live! WHAT: As part of a joint bullying awareness initiative, the Maple Leaf Monster Jam® Tour and Kids Help Phone have joined forces, for the first time ever, on a nationwide campaign…

Vancouver to host TeoChew convention in 2015

  VANCOUVER WINS BID TO HOST 18th CONVENTION OF THE TEOCHEW INTERNATIONAL FEDERATION IN 2015   Mr. Lam Siu-Ngai, Chairman of the Canada Chaoshan Business Association and Vancouver City Councilor Raymond Louie, along with other Chinese business leaders and dignitaries extend congratulations to the Canada Chaoshan Business Association for winning the bid to host the…

HOW DO I KNOW IF I CAN AFFORD TO BUY REAL ESTATE?

  What can you afford? Before you start looking for a new home, it is important that you become aware of how much you can afford to pay. This knowledge will allow you to spend your valuable time looking productively at home which are within your predetermined price range. You can calculate a relatively accurate figurefor yourself if…

Types of Housing Ownership explained…

  We all have to live somewhere and many of us are interested in home ownership. The maze of types of accommodation has been explained by www.wesellvancouver.ca   Types of Housing Ownership Freehold   A free hold interest (also known as a fee simple) is the more precise term for what we ordinarily refer to as…

California’s Rodney Strong Vineyards – Dinner at Brix

  Brix Restaurant & Wine Bar will showcase Rodney Strong Vineyards  pairing an unforgettable four-course dinner plus reception. A main course featuring three of Rodney Strong’s Sonoma County region award winning single vineyard Cabernet Sauvignons. Recently named American Winery of the Year by the Wine Enthusiast, Rodney Strong is celebrating 25 year of family ownership.  Winemaker Rick Sayre…

Breaking the Mold of Conventional Business Practices

  GLOBE 2014 to Feature Successful Entrepreneurs who are “Doing Things Differently”   To say their business practices are unconventional would be the understatement of the century, which is why they are the perfect fit for GLOBE’s most inspired conference program to date. Set to take place March 26-28, 2014 in Vancouver, Canada, GLOBE 2014…

Social Media Camp 2014

  Featuring Tod Maffin, Julien Smith, Melonie Dodaro, April Dunford and more than 50 world-class speakers and trainers. The event kicks off May 1st with early registration, orientation sessions and a huge networking party. Get ready for the 5th annual Social Media Camp, Canada’s largest Social Media event! This year’s theme is “Celebrating Innovation” – and that’s…

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