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

Vancouver Inspiration Pass

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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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Free Slurpies at 7-11 this Friday!

Photo: stewtopia via cheezburger.com

Photo: stewtopia via cheezburger.com

On Friday, July 11, Vancouver 7-Eleven stores will be giving away 40,500 12oz Slurpee drinks between 11:00 am and 7:00 pm* to celebrate 7-Eleven’s 45th birthday.

This much-anticipated tradition is one of Canada’s largest giveaways with nearly ¾ million Canadians getting the chance to cool down and celebrate all things Slurpee.

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Free Slurpies at 7-11 this Friday!

Come Soar Over China! Flyover Canada Ticket Giveaway

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Back by popular demand!

FlyOver Canada was overwhelmed by requests to bring back this exciting experience from people who missed it want to return with family and friends.

See both Flight of the Dragon and FlyOver Canada

April 10 – May 2 (excluding Easter weekend)
Daily from 10 AM until 9 PM
Show commences every 20 minutes

Flight of the Dragon
FlyOver Canada is proud to present “Flight of the Dragon”, a new flight ride experience never before seen outside of China for a limited time only. Guests will get to experience Flight of the Dragon and FlyOver Canada back-to-back for the regular FlyOver Canada admission price! First, follow a mythical dragon as you soar over some of China’s most spectacular landscapes and scenery during Flight of the Dragon. Then, stay seated and take off again to experience FlyOver Canada, a thrilling flight ride that takes you from east to west across Canada.

Both rides incorporate state of the art special effects including wind, scents and mist.

The Experience

1. Pre-Show – Uplift
The experience starts with a fully immersive audio-visual installation movie, Uplift

2. Pre-Boarding Zone
Enter the pre-boarding zone and get ready to board your two flights.

3. The Rides
You will hang suspended, feet dangling, immersed inside a huge 20m spherical screen. First soar over China (6 minutes), stay seated and enjoy our breathtaking 8 minute journey from east to west across Canada.

For more information visit www.flyovercanada.com

Free Ticket Giveaway!

We’ve got 2 pairs of tickets to give away to our readers. To be eligible to win a pair just post a comment below. We’ll pick a winner next week and notify them by email. Good luck!

April 16 update: Congratulations Jade and Sharylin! Check your email.

 

Book Now and You Could Win $1,000 – Free Gift Card Giveaway!

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It’s always a great time to Visit Vancouver, but now may be one of the best times to book.

Tourism Vancouver has a special on for anyone thinking about booking an overnight stay. Until March 31st, anyone who books a stay through Tourism Vancouver’s booking engine occurring before June 30, 2014 will be automatically entered to win $1,000 in American Express cash cards.

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Book Now and You Could Win $1,000 – Free Gift Card Giveaway!