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A Midsummer’s Ice Cream Tasting

July is National Ice Cream Month, a holiday introduced to the world by a US Senator from Kentucky and signed into law by none other than President...

Best free things to do in Vancouver this summer!

Summer in Vancouver is a special time; it’s the time of the year when many Vancouverites are out and about enjoying our beautiful weather and city!...

Celebrate Earth Day with Spring Planting

On April 22, people around the world celebrate Earth Day by hosting events and raising awareness about environmental protection. Since its inception...

Celebrating Chinese New Year…Family, food and centuries old traditions

A very large portion of the world will be celebrating Chinese New Year on Thursday, February 19, 2015 -- to welcome in the year of the Sheep, Ram or...

Cafés and coffee shops to visit in Downtown Vancouver

“Coffee is a language in itself.” Do you agree? Whether you’re a traveler or a local, a hot cup of coffee or tea can bring a sense of comfort to you...

Good Food: YWCA Hotel staff shares their favourite holiday indulgence!

Christmas -- one of the most magical times of the year -- is just around the corner; the lights are twinkling and the colourful decorations are...

Duck… Duck… Goose! at Beaver Lake

It’s winter, but it feels like autumn and it looks like autumn, so why not do things you would do in autumn? Get up, get dressed and head down to the...

Three SkyTrain destinations you have to visit!

Vancouver had a glorious summer -- and now the temperature has dipped and rainclouds are gathering once more... This doesn’t mean you can’t enjoy our...

Diwali, an illuminating festival celebrated in Vancouver

Vibrant colour, delicious food and energetic music and dance -- Metro Vancouver celebrates a cultural extravaganza this week: Diwali, the festival of...

Vancouver Coupland Tour

When you take a stroll through downtown, chances are you’re walking down a street, passing by a building or looking at a statue that Douglas Coupland...

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