Getting a deal on designer duds may not require a trip across the border soon, as the Vancouver Airport Authority’s plans to build an outlet mall get underway.
YVR representatives were at River Rock Casino Resort last week to give residents a sneak peak at what to expect from the development slated to open its first phase in fall 2014. Read more…
Normally the Vancouver Trolley Company Company is a hop-on/hop-off tour company, but once a year, they offer a tour that you won’t want to disembark from… at least not alone.
In October you’ll find the trolleys decked out for fright and waiting to pick up brave passengers at Canada Place for their annual haunted tour. Read more…
With climate change a growing reality, one way Canadian ski resorts are meeting the challenge is by incorporating snowmaking into their sustainability plans. Resorts create snow, by shooting water and pressurized air through a cannon-like gun under certain low temperature conditions.
Arthur De Jong, mountain planning and environmental resource manager, for Whistler Blackcomb , said adaptation is an important part of the resort’s plan to address the warming climate.
Dog sled tour operators say it's not fair to paint all businesses with the same brush after a call for a ban on the sport and on commercial tours.
The Vancouver Humane Society issued a call for a ban on Monday, Jan. 31 following the slaughter of 100 sled dogs by a Whistler tour company.
Commercial Drive has long been the cultural hub of northeast Vancouver, but there are interesting things afoot in the “East Village” (the Hastings North BIA’s new branding for North Hastings). The Waldorf Hotel is emerging as a party destination–witness last week’s Canada Day Block Party as evidence–and this weekend the annual Sunrise Summer Kickoff festival on East Hastings is expected to attract more than 3,000 people. Read more at the Inside Vancouver Blog.
A simple fact about the extraordinary Vancouver artist Elizabeth MacKenzie: She doesn’t see things the way most people do. For more than 10 years, MacKenzie has been focusing on the subject of faces within her drawings – particularly using them to explore the boundaries of history, subjectivity and representation. Read more at the 11 Stations, Burnaby Blog.
If you live in North America you know both official holidays are massive travel days. To secure a bit of R&R my family and I booked a trip from Vancouver to Saskatoon for the Canada Day long weekend. Read more at the Up in the Air blog.
78 million Baby boomers will travel more in their retirement years. Recently, I meet a baby boomer couple who likes to take cruises. They use the cruise ship as their floating hotel and travel during day. Read more at baby-boomers-advisor.com.
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