The Dogwood Monarchist Society of Vancouver Makes Gender History with First Regent Emprex

Misty Meadows | Photo Courtesy of Chris Reed/ Continental Breakfast

By Kendell Yan

If you haven’t heard of the Dogwood Monarchist Society, you’re in for a treat of learnings. It’s a celebration of community, an outpouring of charity, and has the dress, drapery, glamour, and formal protocol of a monarchy.

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The Dogwood Monarchist Society of Vancouver Makes Gender History with First Regent Emprex

Filming in Vancouver: Supernatural and The Flash wrap up—but with more in store

Supernatural, starring Jared Padalecki and Jensen Ackles, has a whopping 13 seasons under its belt.

This week, two TV series call it a wrap—one of them is currently the longest-running series filming in the city at the moment while the other is one of several superhero shows shooting in town.

Here’s a quick look at what’s going on in Vancouver’s screen scene this week.

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Filming in Vancouver: Supernatural and The Flash wrap up—but with more in store

Now you can fly from Vancouver to Seattle and Tofino on scheduled floatplane service

Written by Carly Whetter

Change is afloat for Vancouver’s Harbour Air, the largest all-seaplane airline in North America, with two recently announced destinations: Seattle and Tofino.

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Now you can fly from Vancouver to Seattle and Tofino on scheduled floatplane service

Filming in Vancouver: The Good Doctor, Arrow, The Flash, Riverdale, and more

Several superhero TV series filmed in Vancouver, including The Flash and Arrow, have been renewed for another season.

Good news, TV viewers: many of your favourite TV series have been renewed for another season. Which also means that many of your favourite TV stars will be returning to Vancouver for filming. Double win!

Okay, so now the bad news.

While nothing has been confirmed yet, there are a handful of series whose future is yet undetermined.

We’ll take a look at all of those, as well as a Chinese feature film visiting here for a week, and a TV series about one of the biggest medical disasters in Canadian history.

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Filming in Vancouver: The Good Doctor, Arrow, The Flash, Riverdale, and more

These Two Phone Apps Offer a New Way to Explore Vancouver

Written by Carly Whetter

Whether you are interested in Vancouver’s gritty history or exploring the city’s natural beauty, these phone apps (from Vancouver-based developers) allow you to take your adventure into your own hands.

 

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These Two Phone Apps Offer a New Way to Explore Vancouver

Vancouver’s Expanded Free Public WiFi Network Among the Largest in North America

Written by Carly Whetter

When the City of Vancouver partnered with TELUS in 2015, 42 public locations were outfitted with the free #VanWiFi public network, a great benefit to residents, businesses, and visitors. In the most recent expansion with Shaw, approximately 550 locations in Vancouver’s downtown core and surrounding areas now have free access to the network as part of the City of Vancouver’s Digital Strategy, aimed at enhancing the public’s experience with the city and using connected technology and social media to efficiently address urban issues.

 

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Vancouver’s Expanded Free Public WiFi Network Among the Largest in North America

Filming in Vancouver: Chris Hemsworth, Dakota Johnson, Once Upon a Time, Charmed, and more

Chris Hemsworth

This week, a Hollywood blockbuster leaves town, taking its stars with it. Two TV pilots also finish up this week. And a longrunning fairytale TV series wraps up its latest—and last—season for good.

Ah, all good things must come to an end—in order to live happily ever after.

But never fear, for there’s always more on the way, including a feature film starring…a dog.

Here’s a look at what’s leaving and soon to come to Vancouver’s screen scene.

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Filming in Vancouver: Chris Hemsworth, Dakota Johnson, Once Upon a Time, Charmed, and more