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City on Edge: A Century of Vancouver Activism

The Museum of Vancouver explores the history of our city’s street protests with this major, new photo-based exhibition showcasing rarely seen walks of resistance. The project features over 650 images of street demonstrations, protests, and riots from the early 1900s to present day from the archives of the Vancouver Sun and The Province newspapers. These photos capture emotionally raw and transformative moments in the lives of Vancouverites. Large digital projections and films coupled with animated sounds of protest choirs will create an immersive environment that will inspire the public to think about the impact of […]

By | November 24th, 2017|Comments Off on City on Edge: A Century of Vancouver Activism

Heart of Vancity from Joel Schat

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Originally published on Vimeo and YouTube, March 19, 2013 by Joel Schat.

The Heart of Vancity is a portrait of downtown Vancouver by Joel Schat. He is always inspired by the city lights at night and tried to find new ways to show off the city’s beauty. This entire film was shot during the winter months which made it very difficult to shoot because of all the rain! Joel is hoping to explore more of this fantastic city in the future as there are […]

By | April 14th, 2013|Vancouver|0 Comments

Queen Charlotte City

Premier Listings for Queen Charlotte City

The first registered town site on the Queen Charlotte Islands, as they were known then, the laid-back fishing village of Queen Charlotte City began as a land grant of 703 acres of fine waterfront property to three men in 1891. Sprawled along the shores of Bearskin Bay, Queen Charlotte City looks out over the islands of Skidegate Inlet, with Sleeping Beauty Mountain rising up in the background.

known by the locals as Queen Charlotte, or simply Charlotte, Queen Charlotte City was incorporated in 2005 with the official name of […]

By | December 17th, 2012|0 Comments

Jade City

Named for the jade deposits found to the east of the high community, Jade city is located on the Stewart-Cassiar Highway 37 in northwest British Columbia.

Jade City boasts a Jade Store, post office, a 40-site RV campground, a small playground and a highway maintenance camp. Gas is available just a few kilometres up the road in Good Hope Lake.

The huge jade boulders that visitors can see being cut here are from the Princess Jade Mine, one of the largest jade claims in the world.

Nature, it seems, conspires to keep this region a secret, but for […]

By | December 17th, 2012|0 Comments

Kitimat Show N’ Shine

Come on out to support the local SPCA, enjoy food from local vendors and look at all of the different motorcycles and help pick the best in show.

Event Dates: Saturday, July 14, 2018

Event Location: Tamitik Arena, 391-400 City Centre, Kitimat, British Columbia, V8C 2G3

Phone: 1-800-664-6554

Website: http://www.tourismkitimat.ca/events

Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/tourismkitimat

By | February 23rd, 2018|Comments Off on Kitimat Show N’ Shine

North West Photo Fest

The North West Photo Fest is a celebration of photography in North Western BC. Featuring seminars, workshops and guest speakers. Visit our website for more event details.

Event Dates: Daily from August 10, 2018 to August 12, 2018

Event Location: 293 City Centre, Kitimat, British Columbia, V8C 2G7

Phone: 250-632-2838

Website: http://www.northwestphotofest.com

Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/northwestphotofest/

By | February 23rd, 2018|Comments Off on North West Photo Fest

Kitimat Flag Raising Day

Celebrating Kitimat’s multicultural heritage.

Event Date: Saturday, June 23, 2018

Event Time: Starts at 11:00 am

Event Location: Tamitik Arena, 391-400 City Centre, Kitimat, BC V8C 2G3

Phone: 250-632-6294

Website: http://www.tourismkitimat.ca/events

Facebook: http://www.facebook.com/tourismkitimat

By | February 23rd, 2018|Comments Off on Kitimat Flag Raising Day

Black Umfolosi

Formed in 1982 by school friends in Bulawayo, Zimbabwe, who named themselves after the Umfolozi Omnyama River in South Africa, the group presents their spectacular talents thrilling audiences worldwide.

Their performances are energy driven and engaging, mixing a gentleness of spirit and song with an exuberance in dance. Their trademark harmonies mixed with intricate rhythms, clicking and clapping are highlighted during their brilliantly choreographed shows with a full range of movements from subtle to vibrant stomping and leaping. Their famous Gumboot Dances showcase the traditional styles and rituals of the South African mining regions and are […]

By | November 24th, 2017|Comments Off on Black Umfolosi

Get Some Island Time: Quadra Island and Cortes Island

Get Some Island Time: Quadra Island and Cortes Island, British Columbia, Canada

How time flies. Almost 20 years past, I spent numerous days bike touring on Quadra Island and Cortes Island, located east of Campbell River on Vancouver Island. I returned on my loaded touring bike for 3 days and 2 nights in January this year. I wanted to explore a little further, to see how things might have changed, to camp again at Smelt Bay Provincial Park, and to test […]

Stay Funky in Kelowna British Columbia

Hotel Zed, Kelowna, Okanagan, British Columbia

The city of Kelowna in the Okanagan is now home to the second super-funky Hotel Zed in British Columbia, following the outrageous splash of vibrant colours and designs providing comfortable and ‘unordinary’ hotel accommodation in Victoria, BC.

Hotel Zed, Kelowna, Okanagan, British Columbia Aerial view of Hotel Zed, Kelowna, BC

Hotel Zed Kelowna is perfectly situated across the street from Okanagan Lake, City Park, the lakes beaches, the boardwalk […]

By | August 11th, 2016|Kelowna, Okanagan Valley, Top Stories|0 Comments