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Bateman Master Artist Seminar

Once-in-a-lifetime opportunity! Join renowned Canadian master artist and naturalist, Robert Bateman as he explores ideas and techniques that make for successful artwork.

Open to artists of any medium, this is not a typical studio-style, painting class, but a spoken lecture and powerpoint seminar. Mr. Bateman will share his life stories, inspirations, and compositions, while also demonstrating the art techniques behind his work. Travel with Robert through his adventures in art and nature from the young age of 12 through to his experience as an 88-year-old still practicing his craft.

This Bateman Master Artist Seminar also […]

By | July 16th, 2018|Comments Off on Bateman Master Artist Seminar

Wakanda Fall Gala

Let’s Celebrate our roots and explore our connection to other cultures through music, dance, food, and fashion.

The Wakanda Fall Gala is for everybody, regardless of ethnicity. If you love fashion, if you love culture, if you love to explore creative ideas, then this evening is for you.

Event Date: Saturday, September 29th, 2018 from 7:30pm to 12:30am PDT (door opens at 7pm)

RUNWAY SHOW: 7:30 – 9:00 pm
Shop the runway & After Party

Tickets: https://wakandaforever-fashiongala.eventbrite.ca

EARLY BIRD: $20 TILL August 30 then $25 and $30 at the door
AFTER PARTY (9:30 PM – 12:30 AM) $15

CASH […]

By | July 5th, 2018|Comments Off on Wakanda Fall Gala

Skookum Festival

Where urban meets wild. Get ready for a weekend of music, creativity and culinary excellence in the heart of Vancouver’s iconic Stanley Park. Skookum features an eclectic mix of today’s contemporary music along with live art, sculpture, and multimedia installations, all set in a spectacular vibrant coastal atmosphere just minutes from downtown Vancouver.

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Skookum’s highly curated lineup blends acts you know and love with emerging performers you’ll be discovering for the first time – a spirited, eclectic menu of authentic artists from the West Coast, across Canada and around the world. From Vancouver’s forest-fringed stages in […]

By | March 14th, 2018|Comments Off on Skookum Festival

Passenger Ferry: Victoria – Vancouver

V2V is a daily luxury cruise service linking downtown Vancouver and downtown Victoria in British Columbia. V2V Vacations offers a uniquely comfortable and convenient passenger-only service for the traveller.

Travel aboard the V2V Empress includes a personalised onboard concierge service, 3 luxurious onboard seating classes, luxury leather seating complete with the convenience of USB ports and power outlets for every seat, onboard Wifi, a selection of BC cuisine, and alcoholic and non-alcoholic beverage service.

The 3.5-hour daily service on the wheelchair-accessible V2V Empress (capacity 254 passengers) departs Victoria at 9am and arrives in Vancouver around midday. […]

By | February 22nd, 2018|Comments Off on Passenger Ferry: Victoria – Vancouver

Get Some Island Time: Quadra Island and Cortes Island

Get Some Island Time: Quadra Island and Cortes Island, British Columbia, Canada

How time flies. Almost 20 years past, I spent numerous days bike touring on Quadra Island and Cortes Island, located east of Campbell River on Vancouver Island. I returned on my loaded touring bike for 3 days and 2 nights in January this year. I wanted to explore a little further, to see how things might have changed, to camp again at Smelt Bay Provincial Park, and to test […]

Stay Funky in Kelowna British Columbia

Hotel Zed, Kelowna, Okanagan, British Columbia

The city of Kelowna in the Okanagan is now home to the second super-funky Hotel Zed in British Columbia, following the outrageous splash of vibrant colours and designs providing comfortable and ‘unordinary’ hotel accommodation in Victoria, BC.

Hotel Zed, Kelowna, Okanagan, British Columbia Aerial view of Hotel Zed, Kelowna, BC

Hotel Zed Kelowna is perfectly situated across the street from Okanagan Lake, City Park, the lakes beaches, the boardwalk […]

By | August 11th, 2016|Kelowna, Okanagan Valley, Top Stories|0 Comments

Save The Walbran Musical Tour

The Save The Walbran Musical Tour is a non-profit music event drawing together some of BC’s most exciting musical acts, most dedicated environmental organizations, and of course the West Coast’s own unique brand of footloose funky people in a collaborative drive to save the Walbran Ancient Forest and protect the final remnants of Oldgrowth remaining on the BC coast.

On Saturday, May 28th please join us in welcoming speakers, artists, grassroots and community organizations, and of course some of the most inspiring musicians to keep Canadians dancing through these northern forests.

Event Date and […]

By | May 5th, 2016|Comments Off on Save The Walbran Musical Tour

Save The Walbran Musical Tour

The Save The Walbran Musical Tour is a non-profit music event drawing together some of BC’s most exciting musical acts, most dedicated environmental organizations, and of course the West Coast’s own unique brand of footloose funky people in a collaborative drive to save the Walbran Ancient Forest and protect the final remnants of Oldgrowth remaining on the BC coast.

On Saturday, May 28th please join us in welcoming speakers, artists, grassroots and community organizations, and of course some of the most inspiring musicians to keep Canadians dancing through these northern forests.

Event Date and […]

By | May 5th, 2016|Comments Off on Save The Walbran Musical Tour

Saskatchewan sends their Homeless to British Columbia

Saskatchewan sends their Homeless to British Columbia

The Saskatchewan Ministry of Social Services has a unique way of taking care of their homeless population, including those who may have a history of addiction or mental health. Their quick fix is to pay to bus them to Vancouver and Victoria in British Columbia. Problem solved. For them. Not so for BC, and not so for those who are shipped away to neither home nor job, and no health care until they qualify.

Two young First Nations men […]

By | March 10th, 2016|Top Stories|1 Comment

Government House

Government House is the office and official residence of the Lieutenant Governor of British Columbia and the ceremonial home of all British Columbians. Government House is located in the heart of the Rockland neighbourhood in Victoria, on the traditional territory of the Songhees and Esquimalt First Nations.

The Lieutenant Governor also offers accommodation to distinguished visitors, including members of the Royal Family, international royalty, heads of state, and other honoured guests of British Columbia.

There have been three Government Houses on this site since 1865. The first official residence, known as Cary Castle, was built in 1859. […]

By | March 4th, 2016|Comments Off on Government House