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Whitecaps news and notes: Nigel Reo-Coker (illness) could sit out fifth consecutive game

Posted April 24, 2014 by Cam Tucker

The Vancouver Whitecaps could be without Nigel Reo-Coker once again, this time due to illness, when they play Real Salt Lake on the road Saturday. Reo-Coker, who played two days ago in an intersquad match, was not at training again … Continue Reading

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‘There’s a lot of uncertainty,’ says Kenny Miller about future with Whitecaps

Posted April 24, 2014 by Cam Tucker

The curiosity surrounding Kenny Miller’s future with the Vancouver Whitecaps beyond June continues to grow, with the time to make a decision looming closer. Both Miller and club president Bob Lenarduzzi were on Team 1040 radio on different programs and … Continue Reading

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Brentwood Feel Good Fridays Giveaway

Posted April 24, 2014 by Rebecca Bollwitt

© 2004-2013 Rebecca Bollwitt – Miss604. Brentwood in Burnaby recently launched a campaign to spread some cheer on what they’ve dubbed Feel Good Fridays. Every Friday between 12:00pm and 2:00pm, up to 10 lucky guests will learn there is such a thing as a free lunch when Brentwood’s guest services team swoops in and surprises […]

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Events

Terminal City Rollergirls 2014 Season

Posted April 24, 2014 by Rebecca Bollwitt

© 2004-2013 Rebecca Bollwitt – Miss604. Created in 2006, Terminal City Rollergirls (“TCRG”) is a member-owned and operated, non-profit organization consisting of close to 100 skaters, a team of sharp officials, incredible volunteers, generous sponsors, and an army of passionate fans. The Terminal City Rollergirls 2014 season is well underway but there’s still plenty of […]

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Art

Vancouver Icons: Freezing Water #7

Posted April 24, 2014 by Rebecca Bollwitt

© 2004-2013 Rebecca Bollwitt – Miss604. Many come up with their own names for public art around Vancouver. There’s the rib cage, the ‘are those supposed to be there?’ chairs, and the frame. Despite not knowing the formal names for these pieces, each is greatly appreciated, enjoyed, and widely photographed. This week’s Vancouver Icon photo […]

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Contests

Win Tickets to CircusWest Kaleidoscope

Posted April 23, 2014 by Rebecca Bollwitt

© 2004-2013 Rebecca Bollwitt – Miss604. CircusWest is a comprehensive circus arts centre for all ages, located in the historic PNE Gardens, offering children, teens, and adults an opportunity to explore circus arts in an encouraging, non-competitive environment. Celebrating its 30th Anniversary this year CircusWest’s next event is Kaleidoscope – Circus in Technicolour. Where: Garden […]

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Awards

YWCA Women of Distinction Awards 2014: Nominees

Posted April 23, 2014 by Rebecca Bollwitt

© 2004-2013 Rebecca Bollwitt – Miss604. YWCA Metro Vancouver is excited to announce 60 outstanding nominees for the 31st annual Women of Distinction Awards. Photo credit: John Bollwitt on Flickr The Awards honour women whose achievements contribute to the well-being and future of our community and businesses and organizations that support the wellness and diverse […]

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Feminism

Liberation movements then and now: Interview with author and activist Roxanne Dunbar-Ortiz

Posted April 23, 2014 by Anonymous

Roxanne Dunbar-Ortiz is a prolific author who connects the personal with the political. Her work has taken her around the world. One of her best known works recounts her experiences in Nicaragua…

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Awards

Vancouver Magazine Restaurant Awards: 2014 Winners Announced

Posted April 23, 2014 by Rebecca Bollwitt

© 2004-2013 Rebecca Bollwitt – Miss604. The winners of the 25th annual Vancouver Magazine Restaurant Awards were announced yesterday during a live awards presentation event at the Sheraton Wall Centre in Vancouver. It was the largest year yet for the awards, with winners in 49 categories. Cactus Club Coal Harbour wins Best Downtown. Photo: Alexis […]

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Cars

Archive Photos of the Day: Vancouver Traffic

Posted April 23, 2014 by Rebecca Bollwitt

© 2004-2013 Rebecca Bollwitt – Miss604. According to TomTom’s Traffic Index, Vancouver was the most congested city in North America for the second quarter of 2013. Despite a great walk score, bike lanes, and transit options, traffic is a part of daily life in our city — and it has been for the last century. […]

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Vancouver Photos of the Week

Posted April 22, 2014 by Rebecca Bollwitt

© 2004-2013 Rebecca Bollwitt – Miss604. Unpredicted sunny breaks are always welcome around here, especially in the middle of a very gloomy, very soggy string of spring showers. Nothing stops these Vancouver photographers however, and they’ve been kind enough to share their work with the Miss604 Flickr Pool and on the #Photos604 Instagram tag this […]

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Concerts

Tinhorn Creek 2014 Canadian Concert Series Contest

Posted April 22, 2014 by Rebecca Bollwitt

© 2004-2013 Rebecca Bollwitt – Miss604. Wine country, live music outdoors, and Canadian musical talent — what could be better? Tinhorn Creek Vineyards is gearing up for another season of their Canadian Concert Series in their Golden Mile vineyard amphitheatre. Photo courtesy of Tinhorn Creek Tinhorn Creek Vineyards celebrates their 20th anniversary this year, so […]

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Events

Surrey Youth Fest 2014

Posted April 21, 2014 by Rebecca Bollwitt

© 2004-2013 Rebecca Bollwitt – Miss604. Surrey Youth Fest is taking place Saturday May 3rd, during BC Youth Week. Surrey Youth Fest will feature a city-wide basketball and break-dance showcase, and much more. Surrey Youth Fest 2014 Events Main Event | Saturday May 3rd | Guildford Recreation Centre Youth Fest, Surrey’s largest celebration for youth […]

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Review – CD and show review – City Walls – Engines

Posted April 13, 2014 by JadeSperry

This past Friday night (April 11), I had the pleasure of being invited to a show at a new venue in down-town Vancouver.  On Main Street just past the infamous intersection of Main and Hastings, I parked my car in front of the Vancouver Police Department as I figured it was super safe there (and
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Activism

Honing In On Friday’s #WaveOfAction

Posted April 2, 2014 by Stephen Elliott-Buckley

We need to think about two things for this Friday’s Occupy Movement reboot in the Worldwide #WaveOfAction: When thinking about pursuing social, political and economic equality, what is the list of things we need to change, locally, regionally, nationally and internationally? Who do we need to build coalitions with to listen to them, support them, […]

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Great Hacks from the Open Data in Vancouver

Posted March 3, 2014 by David Eaves

Last weekend I helped host an Open Data Day in Vancouver. With the generous support of Domain7, who gave us a place to host talks and hack, over 30 Vancouverites braved the sleet and snow to spend the day sharing ideas and working on projects. We had opening comments from Andy Yan – whose may […]

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Environment

Salmon spawn in East Vancouver?

Posted November 12, 2013 by Darren

The other day–I can’t recall where–I read a story about salmon spawning in East Vancouver. It turns out that they spawn in Still Creek, near the…

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General

Come to Fireworks Factory

Posted March 14, 2013 by Darren

In recent years, Web of Change has been the most important event I attend each year. It’s a gathering of really senior people in the social…

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