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UrbaCity Challenge

The UrbaCity Challenge is Victoria’s own urban adventure race! Teams compete in a free-form course, deciding their own route and completing unique challenges as they go. Heritage buildings and boutique shops are the backdrop for amazing feats of physical prowess and mental agility.

No one knows just what the challenges will be, and time is limited, so racers have to be quick on their feet in more ways than one.

All fundraising pledges go directly to Victoria’s own Island Prostate Centre.

Event Dates: Sunday, September 24, 2017



By | March 16th, 2017|Comments Off on UrbaCity Challenge

Heart of Vancity from Joel Schat


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 many locations left that he […]

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 the Village of Queen Charlotte.

The […]

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 those who are prepared, the […]

By | December 17th, 2012|0 Comments

Vancouver Marathon

In 2012 Forbes Magazine listed the BMO Vancouver Marathon as one of the top 10 destination marathons in the world and recently CNN Travel named BMO Vancouver Marathon world’s “Most Exotic” marathon for 2014.

Event Date: Sunday, May 7, 2017

Event Location: 4600 Cambie Street, Vancouver, BC V5Y 2M9


Be a part of Vancouver running history. The BMO Vancouver Marathon is looking for 4,000 volunteers to help host the event. Join us as a volunteer and be an ambassador for our city and sport. Meet friends, have fun, welcome 17,000 runners, 90,000 spectators and media from around the world. Invite […]

By | April 5th, 2017|Comments Off on Vancouver Marathon

Carnaval Del Sol

The biggest Latin festival in the Pacific Northwest, Carnaval Del Sol, recreates the atmosphere of a vibrant city plaza in Latin America at Concord Pacific Place.
The arts showcased during this event include:

– Live musical bands (400 performers)

– Native Canadian and Latin American visual art, featured in the Art Plaza

– For the first time, a Culinary Demo Kitchen

– In Sports Plaza, a soccer tournament

Carnaval del Sol was developed to engage and connect the various communities in British Columbia and is the finale to the 10 day long, Latin American Week Festival. Arts and culture are universal languages that unite people and […]

By | April 5th, 2017|Comments Off on Carnaval Del Sol

North Shore Writers Festival

Readers and writers unite!

The 18th Annual North Shore Writers Festival attendees will enjoy the amazing headlining authors: Zoe Whittall, Deborah Campbell, and Anosh Irani. Literary lovers and hundreds of festival-goers will also enjoy a host of free events including a Local Author’s Book Fair, a Literary Trivia Night, and inspiring author readings.

This event is brought to you in collaboration by the Friends of three North Shore libraries: North Vancouver City, North Vancouver District, and West Vancouver Memorial.

For more information about the schedule and line-up, parking, or Trivia registration, please visit our website.

Event Date: April 7, 2017 to April 8, 2017

Event […]

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Red Bull 400

Warm up your leg muscles for the steepest 400 metre race in the world as Red Bull 400 returns to conquer the ski jumps of Whistler Olympic Park in the Callaghan Valley. Testing both speed and endurance, this race challenges runners to 400 metres from the bottom of the ski jump, straight up to the top. Don’t let the simplicity of the concept fool you, runners will push themselves to the limit with this punishing climb up.

Event Date: Saturday, August 5, 2017


Event Location: Whistler Olympic Park, Whistler, BC V0N 1B4

By | April 4th, 2017|Comments Off on Red Bull 400

Clouds Exhibition

Join us as we muse on clouds in their many forms and characters. Using media like oil, acrylic, photography, and beads, 51 artists explore mist over water, the power and awe of the darkest storm clouds, and the perfection of puffy, white plumes of stratocumulus.

Event Dates: March 24, 2017 to April 22, 2017



Event Location: Cityscape Community Art Space, 335 Lonsdale Avenue, North Vancouver, BC V7M 2G3

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Landscapes – Art Exhibition

From traditional landscapes, to cityscapes, seascapes and beyond, artists have always found inspiration from the natural and urban playgrounds we inhabit. See which landscapes inspire current practicing artists in this new exhibition from the Federation of Canadian Artists.

The exhibition runs from April 25th to May 7th. The gallery is open 10:00 am-4:00 pm, Tuesdays to Fridays. Admission is free.

Event Date: Tuesday April 25, 2017 to Sunday May 7, 2017


Event Location: Federation Art Gallery, 1241 Cartwright Street, Vancouver, BC V6H 4B7

By | April 4th, 2017|Comments Off on Landscapes – Art Exhibition