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The 2014 Celebration of Light

Saturday, July 26 United States 10pm Wednesday, July 30 Frances, 10 pm Saturday, August 2, Japan, 10 pm With the temperature soaring the summer is well under way. The annual Celebration of Light is set to start on Saturday July 26 with the US selected to start the show. With thousands of people descending on […]

An invitation, Gregor and new Vision Candidates, Monday July 14, 6pm, Jewel Ballroom

Monday, July 14, 2014 6:00pm – 9:00pm Jewel Ballroom 4th Floor, 1495 West 8th Avenue, Vancouver Light appetizers, cash barbecue & cash bar Tickets are FREE But you need to RSVP Vision Vancouver has accomplished a lot in two terms. This election will set the tone for the future of our City. Brief talk and […]

Living forests and oceans: BC’s supernatural climate allies, Thurs. Jan. 30, 12:30 pm

The next Carbon Talk, “Living Forests and Oceans: BC’s Supernatural Climate Allies” which is taking place next week on Thursday, January 30 from 12:30 – 1:30 PM. “BC is a supernatural part of the world in many regards. Our forest and marine ecosystems are amongst the most effective natural carbon sinks on the planet and […]

Mysteries of a feasting forest, Monday Jan. 13, 8 pm, WECC

From Stanley Park Ecology Society Like us, trees enjoy a great feast. But in the great Canadian Boreal Forest, nitrogen for proteins is hard to come by.   Nicole Linfoot, a biologist from Alberta’s Lesser Slave Lake Bird Observatory, has been brought to the Lower Mainland on a very special opportunity to share  a visual presentation […]

Winter Solstice Lantern Festival this Saturday, Dec 21

The days are certainly becoming short. I’m really feeling the darkness of winter closing in on me. Good news after Saturday the days get longer so we have gone through the worst of it. It is the 20th Annual Winter Solstice Lantern Festival this Saturday produced by the Secret Lantern Society and their artistic director […]

Conflicted Space? Robson Square, Viva Vancouver and the #5 Robson Bus-Do you care?

Do you care if the #5 bus runs straight down Robson St. or would you rather see a permanent public plaza in front of the Art Gallery? Personally I support the idea of a public plaza on Robson St., but I know a lot of folks in the West End have strong opinions on this […]

Pride Parade 2013

Photos from the Parade

Happy Pride weekend!

Photos from Last year’s parade

How to Increase Cycling and Walking—Lessons from Cities Across the Globe

From SFU Continuing Studies (City Program) Tonight’s lecture with John Pucher is sold out but his lecture will be LIVE WEBCAST .It all starts at 7 pm (Vancouver time) on June 14. Please comment and tweet your questions during the webcast using hashtag #SFUcycle Friday, June 14, 2013, 7 pm SFU’s Vancouver campus (Harbour Centre) 515 […]

City Conversations: Where will the traffic go? The viaducts, traffic and neighbourhoods

SFU Public Square Presents: CITY CONVERSATIONS: Where will the traffic go? The viaducts, traffic, and neighbourhoods Next month it’s expected that council will consider whether to remove the Georgia and Dunsmuir viaducts, replacing them with new, ground-level roads and creating the opportunity for new housing for thousands of families, large parks, a restored False Creek […]