Celebrating Richmond’s Fishing History on Canada Day

Fort Langley celebrates the cranberry, Brackendale honours the bald eagle and Steveston remembers the importance of the salmon in its community celebrations and events. When Steveston was just a town, it was the salmon and the influence of the canneries which shaped the community into a city.  As the community of Steveston likes to say, […]

Without KidSport, Jesse Wouldn’t Have Played High School Sport

As a kid, you don’t understand what money has to do with playing sport. It’s all about playing the game, being with your friends and having fun. Thanks to my friend’s dad, who knew about KidSport, I got off the sidelines and was fitted with the proper gear to play football in high school. Organized […]

Celebrating Pomp, Pageantry and Fun on Victoria Day

Tile Town’s official mascot Tyler will be celebrating Queen Victoria’s birthday in the provincial capital on May 23, 2016. Representing Tile Town’s five stores throughout western Canada, Tyler will be taking the day off from his usual tasks of Ask Tyler, to assume his royal duties in the Victoria Day Parade on Vancouver Island. Joining […]

Surrey Goes A Litte Bit Country

Time to dust off your cowboy boots and polish your belt buckle till it glistens with Surrey’s most famous event coming to town: the Cloverdale Rodeo and Country Fair. From May 20-23, 2016 the population of Cloverdale more than triples on the Victoria Day long weekend with visitors from all over Metro Vancouver, and afar, […]

Humanity Greater Vancouver’s Women Build Program

Knowing more than 3.2 million Canadians don’t have a safe, decent and affordable place to live, Habitat for Humanity® Women Build is set to construct, in 10 days, six homes for low-income families in Richmond, British Columbia.  What makes this program a little different is that all the people planning, organizing and building these homes […]

Helping BCs Abandoned and Mistreated Animals

Offering a safe haven and new hope for sick, injured and homeless animals in BC, the Victoria Humane Society (VHS) is committed to assisting animals in rural and remote communities. With no shelter of their own, VHS relies on over 50 foster families, along with staff and volunteers to socialize and exercise the animals.VHS_Logo_RGB allows […]