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Boos for Halloween – Besieged Wine from Ravenswood

Winemaker Joel Peterson worked solo to collect the grapes for this spooky wine. As he picked, the story goes, ravens circled above, but instead of bringing doom, these birds brought good luck and became the totem for the winery. Now in Western Canada for the first time in limited release, Besieged will arrive on shelves just […]

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Trick or Eat for Canadian Food Security

What is food security? No, it is not being sure your chocolate bars are hidden from your spouse, or being food safe and making sure food is served without contamination, i.e. safely. Food security is defined by the World Food Summit as being achieved “when all people at all times have access to sufficient, safe, nutritious […]

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Happy Planet Soup for a Month #Giveaway

Happy Planet Soup for a Month #Giveaway

It’s chilly out there folks and thankfully there’s soup for those cold days. Happy Planet has just launched two new soup flavours and would like to share their soup with you. In fact you can win THIRTY gift certificates for soup and you could have soup for an entire month, or space it out a bit […]

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Blue Rodeo and guests Band Together for Homelessness

On Tuesday, November 4, at 7:30 p.m., Vancouver’s Orpheum Theatre will be abuzz with some great Canadian artists in support of the Canadian Alliance to End Homelessness. Blue Rodeo will be joined by special guests Dustin Bentall, Kendel Carson and country band High Valley for an evening of great music. Concert proceeds will support the […]

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Halloween for Hunger at the Portside Pub raises funds for the Backpack Buddies

On Thursday, October 30, the Portside Pub will be transformed into a bone-chilling haunted pirate ship for the first ever Halloween for Hunger in support of the Backpack Buddies program. Entry will be by donation with 100% of the proceeds going to feed children in need. The event kicks off at 9:00  pm with the […]

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Fraser Valley Bald Eagle Festival

Last year we journeyed out to the Fraser Valley Bald Eagle Festival and it’s taken me this long to give it some proper attention on this website. Luckily there’s still time to plan your trip out to Harrison Mills and Harrison Hot Springs for this year’s festival. I recommend planning for a day or two to […]

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Wild Game and Mushroom Festival at The Abbey

‘Tis the season for all things wild and forest-like and that definitely includes mushrooms and game meats. Several restaurants around town are celebrating the bounty with ingredient-forward menus . At La Buca, Pied a Terre, The Sardine Can and The Abbey, the Wild Game and Mushroom Festival takes place October 16 to November 2 with three or […]

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Air Canada’s enRoute magazine announces 2014 Canada’s Best New Restaurants

Canada’s award-winning inflight magazine, Air Canada’s enRoute, is pleased to announce the Top 10 list of Canada’s Best New Restaurants 2014, as well as the winner of the Air Canada enRoute Canada’s Best New Restaurants 2014 People’s Choice Award. On a month-long culinary journey that took noted food writer Andrew Braithwaite from Tofino, British Columbia […]

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Long Table Distillery Opens Cocktail Laboratory

At Long Table Distillery they’velways mixed a civilized gin and tonic, but now it’s time to shake things up with a newly designed tasting room and cocktail laboratory. This new space will officially open October 25, 2014 serving hand crafted cocktails from 1-7pm on both Thursdays and Saturdays with more hours to evolve over time. On […]

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