Parks

Chinese New Year Parade in Vancouver draws Ignatieff, Chu, Louie, Jang, etc.

Can you locate amongst the celebrants pictured in the slides: 1. Councillor Kerry Jang 2. Councillor Raymond Louie 3. Education Trustee Mike Lombardi 4. Parks Comissioner Sarah Blyth 5. The Liberal...

Frozen ponds and lakes pose danger in city's parks

The Vancouver Park Board is asking would-be skaters not to venture out onto frozen lakes and ponds in city parks. Most ice is too thin to support people or even pets. Recent cold temperatures have...

Faces and places from an unforgettable year

Aw! This fuzzy friend keeps spirits up at the New Fountain Shelter. Get the scoop on all the photos inside this story.

A landmark and a BMX track: 2010 Park Board highlights

As a new year begins, I look back on the most memorable Park Board moments in 2010.

2011 began with a splash at the Polar Bear Swim

Vancouverites braved the chilly waters at Stanley Park Saturday to participate in the 91st annual Polar Bear Swim.

Jewel Box of Lights at the Bloedel Conservatory

I went to check out the Bloedel Conservatory this weekend for their ongoing event, Jewel Box of Lights. John Cooper, the Bloedel staff and the Friends of Bloedel have done an impressive job...

Vancouver Street Soccer League holds its first tournament

The Vancouver Street Soccer league held its first tournament last Saturday. It was a perfect day to christen the  new turf field at Memorial South Field (at Fraser & 41st). Six teams...

Pacific Salmon as an official BC symbol? Call for public comment

The Pacific Salmon Foundation, Fraser Basin Council and Living Rivers - Georgia Basin/Vancouver Island are inviting people from across British Columbia to express their views on a proposal to designat

Kensington Skate Park officially opens Saturday, July 17

The new skate park at Kensington Park will officially open on Saturday, July 17 from 11am to 1pm. The event will include a ribbon cutting, cake, skateboard demonstrations by local skaters and a...

Xwayxway (Not Stanley Park)

On 30 June, I was fortunate enough to be at the official opening ceremonies for Klahowya Village in Stanley Park. The village, located near Malkin Bowl, features an interpretation centre, a re-skinned
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