It’s the most wonderful time of the year … at VanDusen Festival of Lights

VanDusen Botanical Garden is getting all gussied up for the holidays! The 33rd annual VanDusen Festival of Lights (FOL)—Vancouver’s premier and longest running holiday event—returns December 1 to January 7 (closed December 25). “The festival is so popular that this year we’re extending it for another week. New this year is an indoor entertainment area…

Cathay Pacific Group to roll out inflight Wi-Fi across its wide-body fleet from mid-2018

With broadband connectivity, customers will have more than the cabin to roam when the seat belt sign is turned off   The Cathay Pacific Group will introduce high-speed Wi-Fi to its Boeing 777 and Airbus A330 fleets from mid-2018, in response to its customers’ growing demand for inflight connectivity. This follows the successful introduction of…

VGH & UBC HOSPITAL FOUNDATION ANNOUNCES URGENT FUNDING NEED FOR VITAL EQUIPMENT

      2017–2018 Millionaire Lottery’s Goal to Raise Over $2.5 Million in Support of Foundation’s Priority Equipment Needs   VGH & UBC Hospital Foundation today announced that the Foundation is in urgent need of funds to purchase priority equipment for Vancouver General Hospital (VGH), UBC Hospital, and GF Strong Rehabilitation Centre. Funds raised through the…

Cherish the Charm, Taste the Tradition at the 8th Annual Vancouver Christmas Market

  Treasured Holiday Event Returns to Expansive Seaside Site with More Than 55,000 Square Feet of German Jubilation   The city’s signature yuletide celebration returns to its expansive seaside home, November 22 – December 24, 2017 at Jack Poole Plaza (at the Olympic Cauldron) offering its largest, authentic German festivities to date. The cherished holiday…

“City on Edge: A Century of Vancouver Activism” New Exhibition at the Museum of Vancouver

  New Exhibition at the Museum of Vancouver     As soon as visitors enter the Museum of Vancouver’s newest exhibition, they realize that they are about to embark on a unique experience. “City on Edge” features 650 photographs, mostly from the Vancouver Sun and Province archives, many of which have never seen before, chronicling…

GOOSENECK HOSPITALITY’S HIGHLY ANTICIPATED ‘BELLS AND WHISTLES’ OFFICIALLY OPEN IN EAST VANCOUVER 

  New Beer Hall Offers Extensive Craft Beer Selection, Ballpark-inspired Fare, Interactive Games Room and Big-League Sports Action   Vancouver’s burgeoning Fraserhood/Cedar Cottage district welcomes a brand new beer hall and casual dining concept with the official launch of Bells and Whistles at 3296 Fraser Street. The latest high-profile project for Gooseneck Hospitality – the Vancouver-based team behind…

PUBLIC DALI EXHIBITION TRANSFORMS THE WAY VANCOUVERITES ACCESS GREAT WORKS OF ART

  Chali-Rosso Art Gallery, Vancouver’s largest private gallery of original European Modern Master collections, and Oakridge Centre present Definitely Dali – a public Salvador Dali exhibition highlighting Dali’s original seven-foot tall bronze sculpture called the Dance of Time l. The installation will also include 12 gallery-sized Dali sculptures and 10 Dali artworks on the walls. The exhibition…

Accessible Transport, Businesses and Adventures in Vancouver

  Did you know that Vancouver regularly gets listed among the top five livable cities in the world and has gained a reputation as the most accessible location in the world for people with disabilities. The Vancouver International Airport is the most accessible in the world. And whether you’re visiting or already living in the city, you…