Celebrate the Best of Arts, Crafts and Music from across Canada August 3-6, 2018

The Filberg Festival has always been known for featuring exceptional Canadian talent when it comes to entertainment. Headliners over the long weekend include: Michael Kaeshammer, The Paperboys, Dustin Bentall, Roy Forbes, R&B Allstars and The Boom Booms.  Visit http://filbergfestival.com/the-festival/entertainment/  for the full line up.  Performances take place on the Comox Rotary Stage and Peninsula Co-op…

WHAT’S HAPPENING AT QUAILS’ GATE THIS JULY

Hello Summer!   Summer has officially arrived and we’re excited to welcome you and your guests to the winery this season. Our culinary team, led by Winery Chef Roger Sleiman has been inspired by the bounty of local summer produce entering our kitchen. We’re excited to share all that is happening onsite this month.   Cheers to creating and pairing…

BIG Starbucks News!

Starbucks is going strawless! Today, July 9th, Starbucks will announce plans to eliminate single-use plastic straws globally by 2020 Starbucks has designed, developed and manufactured a strawless lid, which will become the standard for all iced coffee, tea and espresso beverages. Starbucks is the largest food and beverage retailer to make such a global commitment, which will eliminate more than…

Which Alternative Therapies Can Help Vancouverites With Depression?

Statistics indicate that depression affects nearly a million Canadians annually. The episodes are marked with long periods of loneliness, physical inactivity, and a reserved social life. Anyone depressed feels hopeless, worthless, and helplessness.  These feelings are recurring although they can last for up to two weeks. If left uncontrolled, these feelings can lead to self-destruction and in worst cases,…

Take it Outside at H2 Rotisserie & Bar’s Canada D’Eh BBQ Brunch Series

The Westin Bayshore’s upscale-comfort eatery offers something for everyone this holiday weekend H2 Rotisserie & Bar at The Westin Bayshore, Vancouver, is renowned for its indulgent weekend brunch, featuring unique menu items, a sprawling buffet, signature cocktails, and pressed-to-order juices. And it becomes that much more special this Canada Day long weekend, with the kick-off of its newly introduced…

The Westin Bayshore Makes the Most of Summer in Vancouver

A poolside paradise awaits visitors and locals alike, with seasonal experiences and a special menu of delicious indulgences   You needn’t be a visitor to Vancouver to take advantage of one of the city’s greatest urban oases. The Westin Bayshore — situated at the edge of Stanley Park, overlooking Coal Harbour and the North Shore mountains —…

Weekend getaway to Sunrise Ridge Waterfront Resort – Parksville

On a sunny weekend in May we escaped the city to spend a fabulous weekend away in Parksville on Vancouver Island. Staying at the gorgeous Sunrise Ridge Waterfront Resort property. Easy to find on the “resort” strip in the seaside community of Parksville, BC. The Sunrise Ridge Resort is a 30 minute drive from Departure…

Four Seasons Hotel Vancouver Celebrates Global Wellness Day with All-Star Roster of Industry Experts and Brands

 A Week Long Celebration of Health and Wellness Activations for Mind, Body and Soul June 4 to 9, 2018 Inspired by the belief that “one day can change your whole life,” Four Seasons Hotel Vancouver invites locals and hotel guests to connect with their mind, body and soul with a week full of health and wellness activities…

Bel Café introduces glass jars for tasty to-go dishes adding freshness and reducing waste to landfills

Bel Café is proud to be replacing single-use plastic containers with reusable glass jars, for a selection of to-go menu items delivering a fresher, safer alternative to customers, while also protecting the environment by reducing waste to landfills. As an added incentive to encourage jars to be returned and reused, guests receive $1 off their…

VORTEX ACCLAIMED ARTIST DOUGLAS COUPLAND AND OCEAN WISE® ANNOUNCE PARTNERSHIP

NEW EXHIBITION AT VANCOUVER AQUARIUM FOR SPRING 2018   Internationally-renowned author, artist, and designer Douglas Coupland is collaborating with Ocean Wise® to highlight an escalating global conservation crisis – ocean plastic pollution – through a new major sculpture exhibition that will be unveiled at Vancouver Aquarium on May 18, 2018. This is a first for…

From YEW’s Famous Mother’s Day Brunch to High Tea at Chartwell

There are So Many Ways to Pamper Mom at Four Seasons Hotel Vancouver  May 13, 2018   Four Seasons Hotel Vancouver and YEW seafood + bar are all about paying tribute to moms with special experiences and family meals that become great memories for years to come. In addition to our most popular brunch of the…

Celebrate Mom in exceptional style at The Westin Bayshore, Vancouver

On Mother’s Day or anytime, H2 Rotisserie & Bar and H Tasting Lounge offer indulgences she’ll love    Those who believe life is all about balance have found the perfect Mother’s Day celebration at The Westin Bayshore on Sunday, May 13. BlueShore Financial Mother’s Day Run and Brunch The BlueShore Financial Mother’s Day Run, presented…

Mother’s Day Gift Guide Offerings

AG Hair (www.aghair.com) creates a new standard of beauty through handcrafted products that deliver on their promise. Born from a passion for quality, AG is a celebrated Canadian brand that uses a meticulous selection of natural ingredients. Show your support for women across the world: a portion of every bottle sold supports One Girl Can…

Celebrate the 10th annual Half Corked Marathon in Oliver Osoyoos Wine Country

Canada’s Event of the Year returns for a weekend of food, wine and music: May 25-27 2018 From May 25-27th, the 10th edition of the Half Corked Marathon returns to the vineyards of Oliver Osoyoos Wine Country after being awarded Canada’s Event of the Year at the Canadian Tourism Awards. The sold out event saw…

Free Skiing for kids at Whistler Blackcomb

Free Skiing for kids in Kindergarten to Grade 5 in Canada and Washington State. EpicSchoolKids Enrollment is now open for the 2018/19 Winter Season No purchase necessary, enroll online at www.epicschollkids.com/whistlerblackcomb The program offers one free lesson and free rental for first time skiers and riders The program pairs perfectly with parents interested in purchasing…

Vancouver-Based Baby Essential Brand numpfer Celebrates Turning Four with Addition of ‘The Genius Towel’ to Organic Bib and Blanket Lineup

numpfer celebrates their fourth anniversary of keeping little ones stylish, comfortable and dry in the brand’s line of innovative multi-use bibs, blankets, crib sheets and bonnets with launch of new towel. What started at founder, Sarah Robbins, kitchen table has now grown into a staple brand carried by over sixty stores, a thriving online shop, and…