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Victoria and Vancouver Island, BC, Heinl Aerial Photography and Video

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This video has archived the beautiful city of Victoria and surrounding areas on Vancouver Island in British Columbia between 2004 and 2005. You’ll notice that some things have changed since then, but the beauty of the city is so well captured in Heinl’s aerial footage that the images stand the test of time.

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These videos also showcase Russ Heinl’s amazing aerial photography and video footage that he uses to customize promotional videos for BC businesses and organizations.

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By | October 4th, 2014|Featured Videos, Vancouver Island, Victoria, Videos|0 Comments

SKI Magazine names Whistler Blackcomb North America’s No. 1 Rated Resort

SKI Magazine names Whistler Blackcomb North America’s No. 1 Rated Resort

The 27th annual SKI Magazine Reader’s Poll has named Whistler Blackcomb the No. 1 overall best ski resort in North America. The online survey saw 41,000 resort rankings submitted by SKI Magazine readers and ranks the top 50 North American ski resorts in a variety of categories valued by ski and snowboard enthusiasts.

SKI Magazine names Whistler Blackcomb North America’s No. 1 Rated Resort

In addition to being voted […]

By | September 23rd, 2014|Skiing & Ski Resorts, Videos, Whistler|0 Comments

Mattick’s Farm: A unique Vancouver Island Shopping Experience

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Mattick’s Farm with its market, mini-golf, garden centre and renowned Adrienne’s Tea Garden tearoom and restaurant, has over 15 stores to choose from. It is a unique shopping experience. The gallery onsite specializes in local and regional art, and at the Red Barn Market you’ll find fresh produce and a well-stocked deli meat counter.

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Browse handcrafted pottery, handmade quilts, equestrian accessories, gardenware, kitchenware, British Columbia wines, crafts, gifts and more.

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Enjoy an ice cream cone […]

By | September 15th, 2014|Greater Victoria, Shopping|0 Comments

Summer style and travel on South Granville

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Summer is the most popular time to travel, and Vancouver’s South Granville will have you covered. Whether you’re looking for some new sizzling summer fashions or want to find a signature accessory to take with you on your vacation or some new destination ideas, you’ll find everything you need on South Granville.

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The best way to start off a vacation is with a bit of pampering, and South Granville recommends getting a hair cut. Pay a visit […]

By | August 3rd, 2014|Shopping|0 Comments

CycleTreks: Questions we get asked about cycling in Victoria, BC

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I have had the pleasure of working for CycleTreks over the last few months, and have realized there are quite few common questions we get from our lovely customers. This post was created to address some of these questions and provide some insight from the point of view of a staff member.

Should I be worried about being a cyclist on the road in Victoria?

Not at all! Victoria is the cycling capital of Canada, and drivers here are very accommodating and aware of cyclists. Most of the city […]

By | August 2nd, 2014|Cycling, Vancouver Island, Victoria|0 Comments

Experience Whistler Contest

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From our ancient, volcanic peaks with their 360 degree views, to our vibrant and sophisticated village with its incredible vibe, Whistler Blackcomb has summer covered from top to bottom. Travel across BC’s rooftop on the world record-breaking PEAK 2 PEAK Gondola, explore over 50km’s of high alpine hiking trails, then head to the valley for a bike ride on Whistler’s paved valley trail, on its renowned single-track network, in the world-famous Whistler Mountain Bike Park.

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Looking for even more adventure? Try zip-lining over […]

By | August 1st, 2014|Contests, Top Stories, Whistler|0 Comments

First Nation that won key court victory on land title unveils policy on resource projects

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VANCOUVER — A British Columbia First Nation behind a recent Supreme Court of Canada case that significantly expanded aboriginal land title rights laid out ground rules Thursday for mining projects on its traditional territory, requiring resource companies to minimize the negative impacts of projects while sharing revenue.

The Tsilhqot’in National Government’s mining policy also follows the group’s successful fight against the New Prosperity mine, proposed by Taseko Mines Ltd. (TSX:TKO), which was rejected by the federal government earlier this year due to the potential impact on a lake considered sacred […]

By | July 31st, 2014|News, Top Stories, Williams Lake|0 Comments