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2008 

Labour Day began in Canada on April 15, 1872, a mere five years after Confederation. On that historic day the Toronto Trades Assembly, the original central labour body in Canada, organized the country's first significant 'workers demonstration.' Historic parade for workers' rights held in Toront...
08/31/2008
The Hope Slide was one of the largest landslides ever recorded in Canada. Early in the dark morning of January 9, 1965, a small snowslide forced four people to stop their vehicles a few miles southeast of the town of Hope, B.C. (two hours east of Vancouver), on a stretch of the Hope-Princeton Hig...
08/31/2008
Several years ago an amazing transformation of the former CFB  military base started taking place turning this community into the vibrant 153-acre residential community of Garrison Crossing.  This has been part of a multi-year community redevelopment plan, with the goal of building a walkable com...
08/31/2008
See-forever views of mountain, ocean and city make this a digital-snapshot mecca! But that's just the staring point for 1,423 acres of carefully conserved west-coast nature comprised mainly of forested slopes radiating down from the mountaintop Simon Fraser University.    First logged in 1903, Bu...
08/29/2008
Above the clouds
08/29/2008
A Walk in The Park .... Just a couple of hundred yards away I'm fortunate enough to have 5 hectares of park and pond right in my back yard!   Not only does it have a perfect walking/jogging trail.........The Mute Swans live in the park year round Park gives a wonderful view and insight into the d...
08/29/2008
On Tuesday, my daughter Rachel and I went back to my Alma Mater, Simon Fraser University in Burnaby, B.C.  Rachel had just made the decision that that was her first choice for College next year, so we packed a lunch and went to explore! It was my first time back after I'd graduated 27 year ago, w...
08/29/2008
Ever had the experience of tackling some dreaded task only to end up feeling invigorated when its been completed?  Ever end up so not wanting to go do some activity, or social event only to end up having the best time ever?   I can't even begin to tell you how many times thats happened to me!  Wh...
08/27/2008
Who doesn't know someone who is a master at the art of complaining?  Heck, maybe that someone we know is even us?  Although sometimes its funny, more often then not is just plain exhausting. Lets take my mother for example.  She has the amazing ability to find a problem or downside to just about ...
08/27/2008
New Canadian Federal laws and regulations designed to prevent money laundering* and anti-terrorist financing went into effect June 23, 2008. Its now required that all Canadian Realtors obtain proof of identity from all parties in any Real Estate transaction, even if one of the parties is not repr...
08/26/2008
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