Searching for the Sasquatch in Harrison Hot Springs

The tale of the Sasquatch has been passed down for generations by the Sts’ailes First Nations people of Harrison Lake and Harrison River. Often described as a half-man, half-ape type creature, the Sts’ailes believe the Sasquatch is a spiritual being that can vanish into the spirit realm at will. The first time I heard of…

Go Blue with BC Blueberries this Summer and Win Big!

BC Blueberries are not only tasty, but they’re also a superfood, rich in antioxidants and are British Columbia’s biggest food export. So it’s only fair that this yummy little berry gets its own holiday. July 15th is officially Blueberry Day in British Columbia, and what better way to celebrate than the Go Blue BC Virtual…

Get Your Fill of Mini-Donuts this Weekend at the PNE

Considering the new COVID-19 restrictions, going to the PNE the traditional way won’t be possible this year – yet the team behind the Pacific National Exhibition is working hard to still be able to support its vendors and bring some of the joy back. A Taste of the PNE is one of the first events…

Catch the Vancouver Aquarium Butterflies Before They Fly Away

It’s all butterflies at the Vancouver Aquarium right now until the end of September. The beautiful Costa Rican visitors can be found at their Amazon Gallery. Several exotic species can be found, such as the Cream-Spotted Tiger Wing Butterfly, or the Postman Butterfly. If you’re lucky (or if you’re wearing a bright shirt), They may…

Family Friendly Cheakamus Splash – Canadian Outback Rafting

I occasionally seek thrills. I may or may not have ridden “The Beast” at the PNE 3 times in one day last year. So naturally, when I was given the opportunity to try out whitewater rafting with Canadian Outback Rafting in Squamish, I jumped at the chance. It was such a great experience for my…

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…

The Chilliwack Tulip Festival blooms again on April 10!

The Chilliwack Tulip Festival is back with more Instagramable moments than ever. This year, the festival promises an incomparable explosion of colour, fragrance and family-friendly fun. Starting on April 10, the first two weeks of the festival will eature 10 varieties of hyacinths and 17 varieties of daffodils, and include one-of-a-kind, handmade floral mosaics. From…

Calendar of Events – February 2019

Annie the Musical – Burnaby – February 1-16 Align Entertainment presents the family favourite Annie: The Musical.  Annie is based on the popular comic strip by Harold Gray, and it has become a worldwide phenomenon.  With equal measures of pluck and positivity, little orphan Annie charms everyone’s hearts despite a next-to-nothing start in 1930s New York City.  She is…