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It was time to put the apron on again

McHappy Day is a one-day event in support of Ronald McDonald House Charities and other local children’s charities. This year the McDonalds on Barnet Hwy, Coquitlam and Ottawa Street in Port Coquitlam chose to give part of their proceeds to KidSportTri-Cities. For those who know me well, KidSportTri-Cities is a local charity that is close […]

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Small Action Big Impact

Earth Hour began in 2007 and has grown into a global event with millions of participants. Supporters partake by switching off non-essential lights for one hour as a symbolic show of concern for the environment. Those of you who know me, know that I am often more committed to economic growth (which sometimes means, without […]

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Join the Choir (or not!)

Yule Duel, British Columbia’s largest outdoor caroling competition has returned to Gastown!  I heard about it for the first time last year after friends of mine talked about “singing Christmas Carols for a cause”. A previous commitment prevented me from going but I wasn’t about to miss it again this year.  Yesterday, I took my […]

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Circle Craft 2014

It’s that time of year again! Top artisans from all over Canada congregate for one week under one roof at the Vancouver Convention Centre. The 41st Vancouver’s favourite Christmas show, Circle Craft Christmas Market, takes over one of the leading convention centers in the world from November 11 to 16 2014 where hundreds of artisans, […]

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Odlum Brown Vancouver Open 2014

Fan of tennis ever since I can remember, it was a delight to discover the Odlum Brown VanOpen in 2012. The professional tennis tournament here in Vancouver is one of Canada’s top pro events. It combines a unique partnership between Tennis Canada, the Association of Tennis Professionals Tour (ATP) Challenger Tour, and the International Tennis […]

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