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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 […]

By |2019-01-15T14:26:15-08:00May 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 […]

By |2019-01-15T14:26:15-08:00April 6th, 2015|Top Stories|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 […]

By |2019-01-15T14:26:16-08:00March 21st, 2015|Sports, Top Stories|0 Comments

Consulate-General of Japan and Hitomi Harama host traditional and innovative Japanese Noh and jazz piano performance in Victoria

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In celebration of the 125th Anniversary of the Consulate-General of Japan in Vancouver, the Consulate and Hitomi Harama of the Toho Network presented a unique concert of traditional and innovative Japanese Noh dance and music on February 27, 2015 in Victoria, British Columbia, Canada. Performing to a full house at the Gérald-Henriette Moreau Theatre in the École Victor-Brodeur, internationally acclaimed Noh actor YAMAI Tsunao and renowned jazz pianist KIHARA Kentaro shared a passionate performance with their audience.

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Also featuring other professional […]

By |2019-01-15T14:26:16-08:00February 27th, 2015|Arts & Culture, Top Stories|0 Comments

Team BC races to gold in biathlon relay; Dickson captures fourth medal

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Speechless. That was Emily Dickson‘s reaction after winning her fourth 2015 Canada Winter Games medal, her second of the gold variety, as she and her teammates celebrated their win in the 3 x 6 km women’s biathlon relay on Friday.

“It’s such a great, great feeling to have this,” said Dickson, a Burns Lake native and Prince George transplant who anchored Team BC, which included Prince George’s Claire Lapointe and Kelowna biathletes Tekara Banser and Jennah Smailes.

“I had a bit of a lead, so I knew as long as I […]

By |2019-01-15T14:26:16-08:00February 22nd, 2015|News, Prince George, Sports, Top Stories|0 Comments

Roses & Smoke: Soulful, Contemporary Folk Music

Paeton Cameron and Kaylee Rose of the band Roses & Smoke. Soulful, Contemporary Folk Music, British Columbia, Canada

Meet Paeton Cameron and Kaylee Rose of the band Roses & Smoke. They are creating soulful, contemporary folk music and are working on recording an album of original tunes. Find them on Facebook, Twitter and Instagram to keep up-to-date on where they are playing live and to be the first to hear about the release of their upcoming album.

We caught up with Paeton and Kaylee having fun […]

By |2019-01-15T14:26:16-08:00February 22nd, 2015|Arts & Culture, Entertainment, Music|0 Comments

Hiking British Columbia in minus 4C with Laurie McLean

Hiking British Columbia in minus 4C, photo by Laurie McLean, The DIY blog Handy Gal Tools & Projects

We couldn’t resist an opportunity to share these stunning images by photographer Laurie McLean, who is from the DIY blog Handy Gal Tools & Projects. Laurie’s company teaches and inspires confidence with your DIY gigs! She is also the Handywoman for Seniors, a self-professed Cloud geek, a freedom seeker, and a roadtrip junkie.

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By |2019-01-15T14:26:17-08:00December 3rd, 2014|Hiking & Backpacking, Top Stories|0 Comments