Celebrate Canada Day in Surrey

I’ve lived in Surrey for almost 15 years now. In my time here, I’ve seen Surrey grow into a great city, a place where I’m raising my family. Why I think Surrey is so great? Many reasons. Affordability being one, diversity is another. Everything from the vast green spaces, to the culture (hey, did you…

21st Annual Vancouver Asian Film Festival Nov. 2-5, 2017

“Visual Landscapes” is the theme of the 21st Annual Vancouver Asian Film Festival (VAFF). This year’s theme showcases and celebrates the Asian-Canadian cinematic landscape through films that show various perspectives of Canada. VAFF will showcase four days of films produced locally, nationally and internationally from November 2 to 5, 2017. I’ve attended VAFF for several years…

Short Films at Vancouver International Film Festival 2017

With students back to school, the first golden orange leaves falling off the maple trees, we are wrapping up Vancouver’s Indian summer with the 36th Annual Vancouver International Film Festival. This year’s festival started with a gala evening of Canadiana with Vancouver film, Meditation Park, produced by award-winning alum, Mina Shum. Along with featured films…

Explore Edmonton: Fringe Festival 2017

Aside from hockey, Edmonton is best known for its festivals. Nicknamed the capital of festivals, Edmonton has been the root of some of Canada’s major festivals including the Fringe Festival. Since 1982, Edmonton’s Fringe Festival has provided locals with the largest festival for performance arts in Canada – it is the largest and oldest Fringe…

Oh, Canada! – VTSL Summer Improv Time!

Happy summer, lovely people! Once again, the Vancouver Theatre Sports League is putting on an amazing show for us all. As with everything for the last few months (and next few weeks as we wind down from all the festivities), it’s Canada 150 themed! Oh, Canada, The True North Strong and Funny was an absolute…

Montreal’s Smoked Meat Sandwiches

A foodie’s trip to Montreal would not be perfect without a smoked meat sandwich. In my case, it was 3 sandwiches in one day! After some research and differing views on where to go for smoked meat sandwich, I decided to try as many as I could. Only having 1 free day to myself during…

Celebrate Canada 150 – July 1st in BC

Last minute planning for Canada Day? If you’re looking for something to do to celebrate Canada’s 150th birthday, whether locally or within BC, check out our list of what’s happening on July 1st, 2017. Happy Birthday Canada! Vancouver – Canada Place’s Canada Day will be the place to be to enjoy the largest celebration in…

Exploring Canada in the new Ford Fusion Energi #Gofurther150

One of the most difficult problems faced by motorists today is the high cost of gasoline along with the increasing reality that to purchase an affordable home you often have to choose to live further away from our main cities. With 83% of Canadians saying that fuel economy is of vital concern, the pressure on…

Summer’s Broken Ladder Ciders

Summer’s here and what better way to start off BBQ season but to sit on the deck and sip some local craft beers and ciders. Recently I had the chance to enjoy some of BC Tree Fruits Cider Co.’s latest Broken Ladder ciders. Broken Ladder ciders are BC Tree Fruits Cider Co’s latest premium craft cider…

CBC Vancouver Wants to Know What’s Your Story?

Got a story to tell? CBC Vancouver wants to hear it. What’sYour Story? is a special series starting as part of the new 6 p.m. format launch of CBC Vancouver News. Beginning on Monday, October 5th, CBC Vancouver News will run as a nightly one-hour newscast at 6 p.m. with one-minute hourly news updates throughout…