You are invited to Walk for Reconciliation & A New Way Forward, Sept. 16 – 22

photo: reconciliationcanada.ca

photo: reconciliationcanada.ca

You are invited to Walk for Reconciliation & A New Way Forward
September 22, 2013
Starting at 9:00 am – West Georgia and Hamilton

RSVP: Yes, I will be there.

Born from the vision of Chief Dr. Robert Joseph, Gwawaenuk Elder, Reconciliation Canada is leading a historic call to action for Aboriginal peoples and all Canadians to come together to build a stronger, more united Canada. Reconciliation Canada’s initiatives uphold and advance the healing work of the Truth and Reconciliation Commission (TRC) through a series of events that align with the TRC’s national event.

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You are invited to Walk for Reconciliation & A New Way Forward, Sept. 16 – 22

Pro Baseball in Vancouver? A summer night at Nat Bailey Stadium

Photo credit: John Bollwit | Flickr

When it comes to spectator sports in Vancouver, hockey is king, football is a distant second and soccer is an equally distant third.

And somewhere well after that comes baseball.  Yes, Vancouver does have a professional baseball team: the minor league Vancouver Canadians, a farm club for the Toronto Blue Jays.  The Canadians play a brief summer season at Nat Baily Stadium in the Riley Park-Little Mountain area – a tree-lined, residential neighbourhood just minutes from downtown Vancouver.

And not only are the games a thrill to watch, they might just be the best sports value in the city.  Continue reading:
Pro Baseball in Vancouver? A summer night at Nat Bailey Stadium

Playoff Baseball in Vancouver

Photo credit: Remy Scalza

With the BC Lions in the CFL basement and the Canucks still a month away from starting the regular season, Vancouver sports fans haven’t had much to cheer about lately.

With one exception:  Vancouver’s minor league baseball team – the Canadians – is finishing up an exceptional season.  After a full summer of baseball, the Canadians currently sit atop the Northwest League’s standings.  They’re scheduled to play for the divisional title this Monday, Labour Day, at 1 p.m. in historic Nat Bailey Stadium.

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Playoff Baseball in Vancouver

Baseball in Hockey Land? The Vancouver Canadians

Photo: The Province

Vancouver is rightly known as a hockey town, and from October through April (and well beyond that on good years) the Canucks are the hottest ticket in town.   During the summer, however, other sports take the spotlight.  There’s football with the B.C. Lions, soccer with the Whitecaps and – believe it or not – professional baseball.

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Baseball in Hockey Land? The Vancouver Canadians