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Black Friday in Metro Vancouver

Posted November 22, 2014 by Rebecca Bollwitt

© 2004-2014 Rebecca Bollwitt – Miss604. Take our turkey-fuelled Boxing Day deals, amp them up, drive up the discounts, offer them before Christmas, and you have the shopping phenomenon south of the border known as Black Friday. The day after American Thanksgiving is all about deep discounts and deals at retailers of all sizes and […]

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Contests

Win Tickets to the Vancouver Giants Teddy Bear Toss Game

Posted November 21, 2014 by Rebecca Bollwitt

© 2004-2014 Rebecca Bollwitt – Miss604. The Vancouver Giants embody hockey with heart, especially with their annual Teddy Bear Toss which supports the CKNW Orphans Fund and The Province Empty Stocking Fund. Vancouver Giants Teddy Bear Toss On Saturday, December 6th, as Vancouver takes on Saskatoon, fans are encourage to bring a new, unwrapped stuffed […]

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Events

Things to do in Vancouver This Weekend

Posted November 20, 2014 by Rebecca Bollwitt

© 2004-2014 Rebecca Bollwitt – Miss604. Before American Thanksgiving, Black Friday, the Grey Cup Festival, and the cracking open of advent calendar windows (or beer boxes) we have a very full second-to-last weekend in November to enjoy. Here’s what you can get up to in Vancouver this weekend before the holiday rush begins. Photo credit: […]

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Events

Bright Nights in Stanley Park Christmas Train 2014

Posted November 20, 2014 by Rebecca Bollwitt

© 2004-2014 Rebecca Bollwitt – Miss604. The Bright Nights in Stanley Park Christmas Train returns for its 17th season from November 27th until January 4th. Enjoy a dazzling light display, music, snacks, entertainment, and visits with Santa in the heart of Stanley Park. Photo credit: Bright Nights in Stanley Park Stanley Park Christmas Train Hours […]

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Contests

Best Buy Robotic Toy Giveaway

Posted November 20, 2014 by Rebecca Bollwitt

© 2004-2014 Rebecca Bollwitt – Miss604. Best Buy is home to toys for all ages, whether you like to play music or video games, take or print photos, or accessorize your gadgets and gear. Best Buy online also has a toy section, filled with everything from remote control cars, learning toys, and robotics to DVD […]

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Christmas

3 Reasons to Attend the Surrey Tree Lighting Festival

Posted November 19, 2014 by Rebecca Bollwitt

© 2004-2014 Rebecca Bollwitt – Miss604. The annual Surrey Tree Lighting Festival takes place Saturday, November 22nd at the new Surrey City Hall Plaza. It’s a highlight of the holiday season and although I could name many more, here are 3 big reasons to attend this free family festival this year: Photo via Surrey Tree […]

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Christmas

Vancouver Christmas Market

Posted November 19, 2014 by Rebecca Bollwitt

© 2004-2014 Rebecca Bollwitt – Miss604. The 5th annual Vancouver Christmas Market opens on Saturday, November 22, 2014 at the Queen Elizabeth Theatre Plaza in Downtown Vancouver. This slice of European holiday cheer hosts 50 unique vendors and a variety of themed activities through to Wednesday, December 24, 2014. Vancouver Christmas Market Take a spin […]

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General

Vancouver Photos of the Week

Posted November 19, 2014 by Rebecca Bollwitt

© 2004-2014 Rebecca Bollwitt – Miss604. It’s been a gloriously crisp November so far and before the rain arrives, I wanted to make sure to share a beautiful collection of photos that have been shared with the Miss604 Flickr Pool and #Photos604 on Instagram over the last week and a half: Vancouver Photos of the […]

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Events

Christmas at Hycroft 2014

Posted November 18, 2014 by Rebecca Bollwitt

© 2004-2014 Rebecca Bollwitt – Miss604. Start the season off in the warmth of historic Hycroft Manor at the 42nd annual holiday fair. Hosted by the University Women’s Club, Christmas at Hycroft runs daily from Thursday, November 20th until Sunday November 23rd. Christmas at Hycroft Enjoy live entertainment, unique boutiques, local artisans, traditional treats and […]

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TOMS for Target Canada Giveaway

Posted November 18, 2014 by Rebecca Bollwitt

© 2004-2014 Rebecca Bollwitt – Miss604. TOMS, the canvas shoe company famous for its One for One® giving model, has launched a collection for men, women, kids, and your home at Target Canada stores. While supplies last, your purchase of a poncho, throw blanket, denim shirt, toque, tee, or hoodie from the TOMS for Target […]

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General

This weeks column for 24Hrs Vancouver: Mega-city unsuitable for region.

Posted November 17, 2014 by Laila

This week’s topic: Should the Lower Mainland become a mega-city like Toronto with one election for the entire region? Brent is right on the money when he states: “What an election!” For politicos, there’s no bigger rush than election night – … Continue reading

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Activism

Kirk LaPointe’s Credibility Problem: the NPA

Posted November 14, 2014 by Stephen Elliott-Buckley

Don’t vote for the NPA. Any of them. LaPointe is the NPA’s mayoral candidate. The NPA stands for the Non-Partisan Association. If you actually believe the NPA has no partisan ideology, please don’t vote. For almost a decade I’ve been writing about how the brand notion of the NPA is fundamentally a lie. No one […]

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General

The nasty Vancouver election! An incumbent apologizes!

Posted November 13, 2014 by David Akin

Left-leaning, progressive Vancouver Mayor Gregor Robertson has twice won at the polls but this time, it appears he’s in tough against challenger Kirk LaPointe, the former journalist (who was my boss at not one, not two, but three different news organizations in my career) who is the candidate in this race for the Non-Partisan Association. […]

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Feminism

Are Your White Male Entitlements Maiming Your Vote this Month?

Posted November 1, 2014 by Stephen Elliott-Buckley

I’m not going to argue that using an Intersectionality lens in the municipal election in 2 weeks will make your voting choices perfectly easy. But I will say that your white male entitlements have likely contributed to worse choices in the past. Including not voting. When you read this entire article you will see the […]

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General

Highlights of Food Bloggers of Canada 2014

Posted October 22, 2014 by Valerie Lugonja

Another amazing coming together of Canadian Food Bloggers from coast to coast Sitting at the Edmonton International Airport writing a quick recap of the highlights of my time at the Food Bloggers of Canada Conference 2014 I sit, simply overwhelmed and in awe of the Canadian Food Bloggers that FBC brought together these past 2 […]

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Alberta

PS I Love You & Mozart’s Sister Announce Tour Dates

Posted August 6, 2014 by Andrew_Horan

Paper Bag Records labelmates PS I Love You and Mozart’s Sister have announced the dates of their fall tour of Canada. PS I Love You is hitting the road in support of their third release For Those Who Stay. The album was recorded when recorded when Paul Saulnier briefly moved to Toronto from the band’s
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