Vancouver’s Dragon Boat Festival Honours Tradition While Showcasing Local Diversity

Photo: Concord Pacific Dragon Boat Festival

The Concord Pacific Dragon Boat Festival, taking place June 24-26, 2022, exuberantly brings together athleticism, cultural heritage, art, and music.

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Vancouver’s Dragon Boat Festival Honours Tradition While Showcasing Local Diversity

Canada Wins 2025 Bid for Invictus Games in Vancouver and Whistler

Prince Harry, The Duke of Sussex, Founding Patron of the Invictus Games Foundation, today announced that the bid for the Invictus Games 2025 has been awarded to Vancouver and Whistler, British Columbia, Canada, in partnership with True Patriot Love Foundation. These Games will be the first to incorporate winter adaptive sports, in addition to some of the core sports from previous Invictus Games. True Patriot Love is partnering with the Government of Canada, the Government of British Columbia and the First Nations in Vancouver and Whistler to ensure the Invictus Games 2025 will be the most innovative and accessible Games to-date. Continue reading:
Canada Wins 2025 Bid for Invictus Games in Vancouver and Whistler

The World Cup of Women’s Tennis is Coming to Vancouver on April 15 and 16

Nina Stojanovic (SRB) v Rebecca Marino(CAN)
Tennis-Billie Jean King CupÑPlay Off-Srbija v Kanada
Kraljevo, 16.04.2021.
photo: Srdjan StevanovicStarsportphoto ©

The Billie Jean King Cup by BNP Paribas tie between Canada and Latvia will be played at the Pacific Coliseum.

On Thursday, Tennis Canada announced that the Pacific Coliseum in Vancouver will host the upcoming Billie Jean King Cup by BNP Paribas Qualifiers tie between Canada and Latvia on April 15 and 16, ahead of the 2022 Finals. Continue reading:
The World Cup of Women’s Tennis is Coming to Vancouver on April 15 and 16

Celebrating Vancouver’s Queer-Run and Gender-Inclusive Companies, Past and Present

CMMN GRND; Photo credit @houseofbohn and @karinbohn

When Womyn’s Ware opened in 1995 in Vancouver, its business concept was ground-breaking. Co-founders Janna Sylvest and Otter Louis saw an industry that was often exploitative, and instead wanted to create an environment that was about community and education. “What they wanted to do was create a safe space for their clientele who were, predominantly at the time, lesbian folks,” says Lesley McHale, current co-owner of the business. The name, Womyn’s Ware, was a political statement meant to underline Sylvest’s and Louis’ feminist stance.

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Celebrating Vancouver’s Queer-Run and Gender-Inclusive Companies, Past and Present

Vancouver Joins List of Elite Cities on Formula E Calendar

Science world in Vancouver, BC

First Canadian E-FEST will have 3 days of festivities around the Formula E race

[Editor’s Note: The Formula E race event in Vancouver has been postponed. Updated on April 22nd, 2022]

Canadian promoter OSS Group Inc announced today that it will be organizing an ABB FIA Formula E World Championship race as part of a unique 3-day festival in one of Canada’s most beautiful cities. The City of Vancouver will kick off summer by hosting the event during next year’s July long- weekend (June 30-July 2, 2022) in the iconic False Creek area of downtown. Continue reading:
Vancouver Joins List of Elite Cities on Formula E Calendar

Scotiabank Vancouver Half Marathon June 2 – July 5, 2021

Photo: canadarunningseries.com

Established in 1999, the Scotiabank Vancouver Half Marathon is one of Canada Running Series’ flagship events in Vancouver. Known for its scenic ocean-side routes and tremendous fundraising efforts in support of the Scotiabank Charity Challenge, this event attracts thousands of runners every year.

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Scotiabank Vancouver Half Marathon June 2 – July 5, 2021

Registration for the 2021 Virtual Vancouver Sun Run Now Open

Now in its 37th year, the annual Vancouver Sun Run will return in a very unique way.  Due to the ongoing effects of COVID-19, the Vancouver Sun Run and Shaw Mini Sun Run will take place virtually from Sunday, April 18th through to Friday, April 30th and you can be the first to register! Continue reading:
Registration for the 2021 Virtual Vancouver Sun Run Now Open