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Another Perspective: Canada Day at CRAB Park

Happy Canada Day! There are many events happening all over the city today but I want to make a quick post on the afternoon festivities at CRAB Park (also known as Portside Park) because there is little on it. On July 1st there will be an all ages festival from 1-4pm. CRAB Park is located […]

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Oppenheimer Blues & Hip Hop

I went to Oppenheimer Park for National Aboriginal Day. I briefly considered going to Commercial Drive for the parade or to Trout Lake for other celebrations but in the end, I decided to stick close to home and I’m glad I did. There was something genuine about today’s event. It was informal, people knew one […]

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Red Tents at Portside Park

This morning  I saw red spots among the trees in Portside Park. They were  Red Tents, portable temporary shelters.  They disappeared by the afternoon. Red Tents is a national campaign initiated by Pivot Legal Society to end homelessness: Our goal is to persuade the federal government to enact a funded National Housing Strategy that will […]

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Farmers Market I

For dinner tonight I ate BeerBrats sausages and From the King’s Table pasta. Both items were bought yesterday from the Main Farmers Market held at Thornton Park (at Main Street and Terminal Avenue) every Wednesday from 3-7pm. Yummy, handmade organic grain pasta from North Vancouver.  There were whole grain varieties too. One bag for $6 […]

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