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B.C. wine legend opens new Okanagan wine company to investors

“Get Your Surf On” Campaign Wins Tourism Vancouver Island’s Coveted “Multi Media Marketing Award”

Tofino, BC, September 16, 2014 – Tourism Tofino today announced that its 2013 “Get Your Surf On” campaign was recognized with the “Multi Media Marketing Award” at Tourism...

Live out your farm life fantasy in Langley

When was the last time you milked a cow, picked your own juicy berries, or stomped grapes? There's a reason why Langley has become one of the most popular destinations of the Fraser Valley.

Cruise the years with Pacific Coach Lines

Since the early 1920’s, Pacific Coach Lines and its predecessor companies have made a significant contribution to the development of inter-city passenger and freight services in the Lower...

Hilton Whistler Resort & Spa: the ultimate winter experience

With its warm cedar interiors accented with natural colours and glowing fires, Hilton Whistler Resort and Spa exudes quiet comfort and luxury. Located in the heart of Whistler village...

Lower Mainland home owners willing to compromise for livability, but not much

Location, location, location continues to motivate buyers and sellers searching for a piece of real estate in the Lower Mainland.

Some challenges facing Canada's health care system

OTTAWA -- Despite a 10-year agreement to invest in and fix Canada's health-care system, there are significant challenges that remain. The Canadian Nurses Association has identified several key ones...

Comfort Me With Congee

Every single Chinese restaurant in the Lower Mainland and beyond has congee on its menu. You can basically avail of it anywhere and everywhere and often I do. However, there are two places that stan