The Hills are alive in Vancouver when The Sound of Music comes to town this September

THE HILLS ARE ALIVE! A brand new production of THE SOUND OF MUSIC  is coming to Vancouver September 12 – 17, 2017. The beloved musical story of Maria and the von Trapp Family will once again thrill audiences with its Tony®, Grammy® and Academy Award® winning Best Score, including My Favorite Things, Do-Re-Mi, Climb Ev’ry […]

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 @ […]

Slurpee Canada’s annual Bring Your Own Cup event is back this week!

[tweetthis]Slurpee Canada’s Bring Your Own Cup event is back this week! [/tweetthis] On March 24-25, 2017, the Slurpee Bring Your Own Cup event will be back at 7-Eleven stores across Canada! Slurpee Bring Your Own Cup event guidelines On the two days mentioned above, customers are encouraged to use their imagination and bring any clean container (that is a […]

Have You Heard? There’s a summer camp for adults in BC!

Summer camp isn’t just for the kids anymore. Are some of your fondest summer memories those of nights bunking at camp after busy days filled with outdoor adventure and games, escaping the city or suburbs, and making new friends? Or maybe, like me, you just listened in awe at the camp tales your friends returned to […]

How food banks help our communities

When we think about food banks, we might be under the misconception that they’re mostly used by regular clients stopping by for a weekly hamper pickup, but the reality couldn’t be more different. Here Katharine Schmidt, executive director, Food Banks Canada shares insights into the services that modern food banks provide to help their clients […]

3 food programs to get you hired now

Facing a competitive, ever-changing job market, how can today’s young people prepare for employment? What degree, diploma or certificate program will land them that in-demand job? The food and beverage processing sector is Ontario’s largest manufacturing employer, with more than 125,000 people currently working at more than 3,000 businesses across the province. Yet a recent […]

Heart of Our Nation: A three dollar coin to commemorate Canada 150

Heart of Our Nation Earlier this month, The Royal Canadian Mint Released the 2017 $3 Fine Silver Coin – Heart of Our Nation; a souvenir to commemorate Canada’s 150th anniversary. The 99.99% pure silver coin was designed by accomplished artist and coin designer, Laurie McGaw, of Guelph, Ontario. The back side of the collectible coin boasts a large maple leaf […]

Have you claimed your free Parks Canada 2017 Discovery Pass?

  Free Parks Canada 2017 Discovery Pass In Celebration of Canada 150, the Parks Canada Agency is offering a free Parks Canada 2017 Discovery pass to anyone who would like one. With this pass, both Canadian and international travellers can enjoy free access to participating national parks, marine conservation areas, and historic sites located all […]