You're Invited to Connect

It happens quite often. I see information about an event after it happens. So I’m relaunching Connect BC. You’re invited to join this Facebook group page focussed on deepening connections within our communities here in British Columbia.

BIL 2015: An Option to Crashing TED

BIL is an unconference that takes place yearly and is open to everyone to attend as participants and speakers. If you like TED Talks, TEDX or, one of my personal favourites, PechaKucha, BIL is an event that will pique your interest.

10 Reasons to Rediscover the Local Library

If you’ve visited a local library recently, you probably noticed that there is no shortage of people checking out their local branch. Yet I am still amazed at how many people I know who don’t go to the library – ever.

2014 Christmas Eve Meals in the DTES

This Christmas season seven year old Burnaby resident Joshua Smith and his mum Traci are raising funds so that they can put together 500 bagged meals and other useful sundry items for people who live on the streets in Vancouver’s Downtown East side.

A September Country Fair

Shirley Hardy*, Contributor The Parish of St John’s Anglican Church, Cobble Hill was started in 1887 when Sir John A. Macdonald was Prime Minister and the railway hadn’t arrived in the Cowichan Valley.    127 years later, the church will be holding a popular event in the community  – the Annual September Fest, now in its [...]

Act Fast. They're Almost Gone

If you’re a mom blogger, aspiring mom blogger, blogger covering other topics, male blogger, entrepreneur or someone who’s interested in social media, this is an important yearly event in Vancouver to attend.

Is Your Community THAT Bad?

If the universe really can talk to us, I’ve been getting a verbal smack down lately. Or should I say my community has taken the abuse.

March 8th Fundraiser To Help Give Families a Strong Start

Recently the owner of Connexion Photography wrote to share information about the Yellow Heart Fundraiser that will take place this Saturday, March 8, 2014.

Lean 30: 9 - Parents and School Choice

Pamela Chan, BCFamily.ca/Editorial Lean 30 : 30 days of keeping it lean and old school online. More This year my family took part in the kindergarten registration process in our local school district.  Individually, as a couple and as a family, my husband, two children and I attended information sessions, met with our neighbourhood school [...]

Lean 30:8 - Is Volunteering Fun?

Pamela Chan, BCFamily.ca/Editorial Lean 30 : 30 days of keeping it lean and old school online. More This BC Family Day weekend my family members and I surprised ourselves.  We decided to go somewhere, grabbed our stuff, got in the car and got there in under 30 minutes.  It was only a ten minute drive [...]

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