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Artist Spotlight: Jay Brabant, Douglas Reynolds Gallery, Vancouver

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Jay Brabant is the son of Gene Brabant, a renowned carver in the Northwest Coast style. Gene Brabant grew up in Victoria, BC, in the company of the family of Henry Hunt. Henry Hunt’s three sons, Richard, Stan and Tony are all recognized as Northwest Coast Master Carvers. Gene Brabant received this same training and has passed on his skills and knowledge to his son, Brabant.

Brabant began his carving career at a very early age. He traveled with his father across Canada and the United States, studying […]

By | January 24th, 2016|Arts & Culture, Vancouver|0 Comments

Ski Season Opens at Sun Peaks Resort, British Columbia

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Over 100 Alpine Trails and 10 Chairlifts will be opening on Thursday, November 26, 2015

Thanks to abundant snowfall over the past few days, Sun Peaks’ three mountains are in excellent condition with great coverage, and the resort is poised to open additional terrain and lifts over the next couple days.

Thursday, November 26, 2015 will see the Burfield chairlift opening for the winter season, delivering skiers and riders 882 vertical metres into the high alpine of Mt. Tod. Ten lifts will be turning and over 100 alpine trails will be […]

By | November 24th, 2015|Kamloops, Okanagan, Resorts & Lodges, Skiing & Ski Resorts|0 Comments

One Big Coast: A meaningful, inspiring film by British Columbia musician Luke Wallace

We applaud Luke Wallace and his friends for creating this meaningful film that documents a pivotal, important time in the history of our home, your home, the beautiful province of British Columbia. The decisions we make now will be remembered for lifetimes to come. Luke Wallace and Ali Harris, Murray Minchin, Kelly Marsh, Gerald Amos, Chris Thompson, Pherbie Midgley, Veronika Bylicki, Jason Farra, and others, remind us to always choose with our hearts, what is best for everyone and every thing, including Mother Earth.

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Diane’s Lingerie is making a splash with new swimwear collection

Diane's Lingerie PrimaDonna Swimwear Collection, Dive Into Summer, Vancouver, British Columbia

Diane’s Lingerie is proud to introduce the PrimaDonna Swimwear Collection. Now women can also count on the very best at the beach and at the pool with PrimaDonna’s fabulous fit, exceptional quality and gorgeous, stylish designs.

From tankinis and bikinis to one-piece swimsuits, up to an H cup, every bathing suit from the PrimaDonna line is specially designed for women. This collection is the result of two years of hard work. The PrimaDonna team wanted to be certain that […]

By | July 3rd, 2015|Greater Vancouver, Shopping, Vancouver|0 Comments

Jennifer Lopez lends her support to BC Children’s Hospital Foundation

Actress, musician, TV personality, mom – she does everything. Her commitment as a parent and a supporter of children’s hospitals is outstanding and the BC Children’s Hospital Foundation was thrilled to announce that Jennifer Lopez is the newest spokesperson of BC Children’s through the Children’s Miracle Network Hospitals!

In a series of promos airing on television, Jennifer is inspiring people to support the Vancouver-based children’s care facility.

jennifer-lopez-bc-childrens-hospital All donations made through Children’s Miracle Network in BC go directly to BC Children’s Hospital to fund […]

By | May 11th, 2015|Community|0 Comments

Happy 129th Birthday ‪Vancouver‬

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Today, April 6th, 2015 marks the 129th birthday of the City of Vancouver. It was incorporated on April 6th, 1886, the same year that William Van Horne established a terminal for the CPR and gave the city its name in honour of Captain George Vancouver.

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This photograph taken in September 1886 by Louis Denison Taylor, (1857-1946), shows Vancouver’s 1st Council in front of a tent with the sign City Hall. The portrait captures a look at the first Vancouver City […]

By | April 6th, 2015|History, Top Stories, Vancouver|0 Comments

Life After Basketball: Steve Nash announces his retirement from basketball

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In a touching announcement today via The Player’s Tribune, Steve Nash announced his retirement from basketball. In his first-hand account of his professional basketball life, Nash recalled and thanked those who had made a difference in his life. And he says that his greatest gift has been to be completely immersed in his passion while striving for something he loved so much. Steve Nash shared that in his entire life, in some ways, he is most thankful for his career. He also expressed how much he values his kids and […]

By | March 21st, 2015|Sports, Top Stories|0 Comments