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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 |2019-01-15T14:26:16-07:00February 27th, 2015|Arts & Culture, Top Stories|0 Comments

Dine Out: It’s the tastiest time to visit Vancouver!

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From January 16th to February 1st, 2015, Tourism Vancouver’s Dine Out™ Vancouver Festival, Canada’s largest annual dining celebration, dishes up unlimited ways to enjoy the flavours of the city. Choose from a 17-day calendar of culinary events and experiences, hundreds of restaurants throughout the city and dozens of hotel options to create delicious dining experiences.

Now in its 13th year, the festival gives diners the opportunity to select from over 250 restaurants each offering unique three (or […]

By |2019-01-15T14:26:17-07:00January 12th, 2015|Dining, Events|0 Comments

A Crisp Winter Morning around Vancouver’s Stanley Park Seawall

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If you wake up one winter morning and find yourself in Vancouver, British Columbia, then jump out of your jammies and onto the Stanley Park seawall. It is a jewel in the heart of the city and there is a little something for everyone.

Vancouver Stanley Park Seawall, Laurie McLean, British Columbia

This morning, after bundling up for a brisk bike ride, I headed straight for the seawall to take in the sights. And it’s […]

By |2019-01-15T14:26:17-07:00December 14th, 2014|Top Stories|0 Comments

Vancouver to Whistler and Blackcomb, BC, Heinl Aerial Photography and Video

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This video has archived the spectacular city of Vancouver and surrounding areas of Whistler and Blackcomb 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. […]

By |2019-01-15T16:18:39-07:00October 5th, 2014|Blog Vancouver, Featured Videos, Videos, Whistler|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 |2019-01-15T14:26:29-07:00August 2nd, 2014|Cycling, Top Stories|0 Comments

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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Floatplanes, Vancouver Harbour

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Travel between the coastal communities of the Pacific Northwest has never been more seamless. Vancouver Harbour Flight Centre is Downtown Vancouver’s seaplane terminal. Located in the heart of Vancouver, the terminal gives business and leisure float plane travellers immediate access to the city’s business district, shopping and restaurants, hotels, and convention centres.

Harbour Air Seaplanes | Westcoast Air | Whistler Air

Scheduled service between many Coastal BC communities, such as Vancouver, Victoria, Nanaimo, Bedwell Harbour, Ganges Harbour, Maple Bay, Sechelt, Comox, Whistler, and Seattle.Custom private charters are also available to popular […]

By |2019-01-15T14:26:33-07:00June 1st, 2014|Featured Slides|0 Comments

Totem Pole: Duncan, British Columbia

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Duncan, in the Cowichan Valley on Vancouver Island, has transformed itself into the City of Totems – a unique urban forest with distinctive hand-carved cedar poles from local native artisans on public display in parks and downtown streets. Duncan is the traditional home of the Coast Salish First Nations.

There are nearly eighty totem poles in Duncan, both downtown and along a half-kilometre section of the Trans-Canada Highway. Follow the yellow foot prints on the sidewalk to view the 41 totems on the self-guided City of Totems Walking Tour.

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By |2019-01-15T14:26:34-07:00June 1st, 2014|Featured Slides|0 Comments

Top 8 Vancouver Day Trips

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Great places to hike in Northern British Columbia

These awesome Northern British Columbia hikes are some of the world’s most beautiful. What are you waiting for? Hit the trail.

Northern British Columbia is the hiking capital of Canada. Skip the popular tourism-meets-fitness destination, the Grouse Grind, and head out to some of British Columbia’s lesser known destinations, where Vancouver residents and tourists often day trip to escape the big city and hike the trails in some of the West Coast’s most magnificent wilderness.

West Vancouver’s Lighthouse Park is a […]

Museums in British Columbia

British Columbia proudly offers many fabulous museums, including the Royal BC Museum in Victoria, one of the top museums in the world. Step back far in time in these intriguing places of discovery, to view the realistic and inviting displays of native culture, history and artifacts, and study the natural history of this beautiful region. Learn how nature has shaped and cared for the people who have lived in British Columbia for thousands of years, and how that all changed with the arrival of European settlers in the late 1700s. Almost every small town in […]

By |2019-01-15T14:21:15-07:00September 5th, 2013|0 Comments