Ladies ski for $10 at Mount Seymour in Vancouver, every Monday night

Photo credit: Colin Knowles | Flickr

Photo credit: Colin Knowles | Flickr

The 2016 ski season is shaping up to be one to remember in Vancouver, with great snowfall on the local mountains. Now, there’s a way to enjoy all the snow on the cheap, and support a great cause.

Every Monday night from Jan. 25-March 28, ladies can ski for a donation of just $10 at Mount Seymour in North Vancouver as part of the Shred for a Cause event. The yearly tradition, now in its ninth year, has raised more than $150,000 for charity … and contributed to countless memorable nights on the slopes.

This year, Mount Seymour has upped the price of admission for ladies ever so slightly, from a minimum donation of $5 to $10, half of which goes to charity. Still, that’s an absolute steal considering that guys have to pay the full evening lift ticket price of $31. Just pay at guest services (no special vouchers needed this year) and enjoy unlimited night skiing from 6 p.m. to 10 p.m. Continue reading:
Ladies ski for $10 at Mount Seymour in Vancouver, every Monday night

#VancouverDIY Allows Travellers to Build their Perfect Vancouver Vacation

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Paris, New York… Vancouver. Third time’s the charm, and for Air France’s third edition of its popular DoItYourself campaign – newly launched this morning – our city stars in all its glorious beauty.

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#VancouverDIY Allows Travellers to Build their Perfect Vancouver Vacation

Sweet Treat for Vancouver Chocolate Fans Thanks to Thomas Haas 10th Anniversary

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Chocolate fans in Vancouver are in for a sweet surprise over the next ten days thanks to renowned chocolatier Thomas Haas who’ll be celebrating his tenth anniversary in the city in style. Over ‘Ten Delicious Days of Giveaways’ Haas will be hiding 250 tickets across the city which contain vouchers ranging from $10 to $100 for Thomas Haas confections at either of his North Vancouver or Kitsilano cafés. As a bonus, each voucher will also allow the lucky finder a chance to be entered in a draw for a trip to two to the chocolate capital of the world, Brussels in Belgium.

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Sweet Treat for Vancouver Chocolate Fans Thanks to Thomas Haas 10th Anniversary

50% off Sailings on BC Ferries from September 8 to October 15

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To make the transition from summer to fall a bit easier on all of us, BC Ferries recently announced that they will be offering substantial passenger discounts starting September 8th and running until October 15th (excluding the October 12th holiday).

During the promotion, there will be a 50% discount on passenger fares available Monday through Thursday and on Saturday afternoon and evening sailings. You’ll be getting a savings of $8.45 for an adult passenger riding between Tsawwassen and Vancouver Island, as cheap as the fares were back in 1997!

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50% off Sailings on BC Ferries from September 8 to October 15

Celebrate with Brain Freeze on Free Slurpee Day this July 11, 2015

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What’s better than birthday cake? How about a free 7-Eleven Slurpee!?

On Saturday, July 11, 2015, Vancouver 7-Eleven convenience stores will be giving away free Slurpee drinks between 11:00am and 7:00pm to celebrate their 46th birthday in Canada.

This highly-anticipated tradition is one of Canada’s largest giveaways with nearly 3/4 million Canadians getting the chance to experience brain freeze with a flavour of their choice on July 11th. I think we can safely call this Canada’s coolest birthday party.

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Celebrate with Brain Freeze on Free Slurpee Day this July 11, 2015

The Vancouver Inspiration Pass Lets You See Your City for Free!

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Lacking a little inspiration in your life? The Vancouver Public Library is looking to liven up your routine by offering The Vancouver Inspiration Pass: a free, cultural and recreational pass program that allows local families and teens to get out and explore the city in a whole new way.

If you already have a library card, you’re set! If not, visit your closest local library to get your own library card. All you need is a piece of ID and proof that you live in Vancouver.

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The Vancouver Inspiration Pass Lets You See Your City for Free!

Ride Translink free – and take in some art!

MadeIn Company's Physique of Consciousness, 2013 Installation at Lyon Biennale, 2013 performance and 35 display cases. Photo: Biennale de Lyon 2013.

MadeIn Company’s Physique of Consciousness, 2013 Installation at Lyon Biennale, 2013 performance and 35 display cases. Photo: Biennale de Lyon 2013.

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Ride Translink free – and take in some art!