About Jenn Gill

Jenn is a work-from-home mama, word wizard, and photography enthusiast; living in the Lower Mainland, BC, with her husband and two young daughters. Whether it be online or at the local farmers market, she loves to shop. She's well-known for scouring packaging labels for a business address or "Made in Canada" sticker, and gets giddy at the discovery of new (or new-to-her) Canadian products.

In Review: This is Our Youth, presented by MTS and Red Gate

This Is Our Youth Reviewed By Roshael Slezash I went to the Revue Stage at Granville Island to attend the opening performance of the play “This Is Our Youth” presented by Midtwenties Theatre Society and Red Gate Arts Society. The play starts pitch black and opens on Dennis (Zack Currie) hanging out in his bachelor […]

An evening with Canadian author Louise Penny

In her latest, gripping book, No. 1 New York Times bestselling author Louise Penny shatters the conventions of the crime novel to explore what Gandhi called ‘the court of conscience.’ Join Penny to hear about the latest installment in her award-winning Gamache Series, her fascinating career – including why she left her CBC post to […]

TUTS Vancouver presents Mary Poppins & The Drowsy Chaperone {+contest}

Theatre Under the Stars (TUTS) brings the magic of Broadway to Vancouver, British Columbia Running on alternating evenings from July 7 to August 19th, 2017, performances of award winning-musicals Mary Poppins & The wowsey Chaperone bring the magic of Broadway to Malkin Bowl in Stanley Park, Vancouver. “Last year was our most successful summer on […]

Summer Theatre Guide for Vancouver, BC

Theatre Events in July Through Saturday, July 8 Problem Child (Pacific Theatre) Pacific Theatre – 1440 W 12th Avenue, Vancouver Dysfunctional parents, R.J. and Denise, go to great lengths to try to get their baby back in this dark comedy by Canadian playwrite George F. Walker. http://pacifictheatre.org Through Saturday, July 8 A Woman Alone (PAL Studio Theatre)  […]

An interactive map of Canada Day events across Canada

Canada Day events across Canada Canada Day is almost here! As in previous years, Canadians from across the country will be getting together to celebrate on July 1st. This year, along with many popular annual events, the Canada 150 Initiative has inspired the creation of many new cultural and community events for people of all […]

Canada Day events in the Fraser Valley (2017)

If you’re looking for Canada Day events in the Fraser Valley Regional District, you’ve come to the right place! We’ve rounded up all of the Canada Day 150 events that we could find online. Abbotsford 150th Birthday Canada Day at Abbotsford Exhibition Park (11:00 am – 10:30 pm) The celebration begins with a parade from Ware Street @ […]

Tree-Free Greetings Canada seeks submissions for new Canadian Arts Project

Canadian Arts Project In celebration of Canada 150, Tree-Free Greetings Canada is putting together a line of greeting cards using the works of artists from across the country. “Tree-Free greeting cards are already proudly printed in Canada but we didn’t want to stop there”, explains Brian Heiler, brand manager for the company, in a press […]

In Review: Goh Ballet’s Four Seasons & More

The Four Seasons & More Reviewed by Carlen Escarraga This Saturday and Sunday, June 2nd and 3rd, presents the first artistic collaboration with Goh Ballet Academy and Vancouver Academy of Music; an achievement created by Goh Director, Chan Hon Goh, and VAM Executive Director, Joseph Elworthy. Act One is called ‘Quintessence’ and is based on […]

Canadian rock band Kill No Albatross releases debut EP

On May 12, 2017, Canadian rock band Kill No Albatross released their debut EP, Lost in Darkness and Distance. On coming together “We should probably be called Kill No Phoenix”, their drummer, Alex Sallas, tells me via email. “We arose from the ashes of a separate project that Josh, Crosty, Liam, and I all played in. […]

Quiz: How many Canadian slang words do you know?

How many Canadian slang words do you know? Don’t deke out now, it’s time for a Canadian slang quiz! So grab your double double, settle onto the chesterfield, and Give’r!