Celebrate Earth Day from Home – 3 Ideas to Get You Started

April 22nd marks the 50th annual Earth Day! In Vancouver, our earth-loving residents usually celebrate with the Commercial Drive Earth Day Parade and Festival, which has understandably been cancelled. Instead, we’re giving you top tips and ideas for celebrating Earth Day from home. Continue reading:
Celebrate Earth Day from Home – 3 Ideas to Get You Started

From NYC to YVR: New York’s Waterfront as a model for Vancouver

From NYC to YVR: New York’s Waterfront as a model for Vancouver. Listen as Roland Lewis shares how a comprehensive waterfront plan has worked for NYC – and lessons for Vancouver. Continue reading:
From NYC to YVR: New York’s Waterfront as a model for Vancouver

Exclusive screening of Ice on Fire, produced by Leonardo Dicaprio and Leila Conners, to be shown at the Sustainable Production Forum

See an exclusive film screening of the hit HBO Documentary, Ice on Fire produced by Leonardo Dicaprio and Leila Conners, which gained a standing ovation at the 2019 Cannes Film Festival. Continue reading:
Exclusive screening of Ice on Fire, produced by Leonardo Dicaprio and Leila Conners, to be shown at the Sustainable Production Forum

CONTEST ALERT! Win Two Tickets to Elements Film Festival at TELUS World of Science

Are you curious about environmental issues? Passionate about wildlife conservation? Perhaps you’re simply a sucker for films starring majestic animals. If any of these tickles your fancy, you’ll want to block off your calendar to attend the second annual Elements Film Festival, taking place at TELUS World of Science between April 8 and 14 – and one lucky reader will win a pair of festival passes!

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CONTEST ALERT! Win Two Tickets to Elements Film Festival at TELUS World of Science

BMO Vancouver Marathon & Expo and 5 Other Health & Wellness Events to Attend in May 2018

BMO Vancouver Marathon | Credit: Chris Morris

Whether you’re coming to Vancouver to kick off marathon season at the BMO Vancouver Marathon on May 6 or just wanting to find more ways to stay healthy and active while visiting the city, Vancouver has many healthy lifestyle events happening throughout the month of May!

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BMO Vancouver Marathon & Expo and 5 Other Health & Wellness Events to Attend in May 2018

Re-Plated: An Upcycled Dining Experience, Nov 18

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A Food Connections and Modern Lifehackers collaboration, “Re-plated” is a unique dining experience using rescued food that would’ve otherwise been wasted. Currently, Vancouver residents throw out over 100,000 tonnes of edible food a year. These include aesthetically imperfect or blemished produce, uncommonly used parts of produce, and products that are at their “best before” dates (but that are still edible).

By staying educated about how to use more of the groceries you purchase, you can save up to $700 in your annual grocery bill.

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Re-Plated: An Upcycled Dining Experience, Nov 18

See a band, grow a tree

Lost in the Trees play the Media Club March 27. Photo courtesy Anti Records.

Lost in the Trees play the Media Club March 27. Photo courtesy Anti Records.

An American indie-rock band is teaming up with a Canadian non-profit to encourage tree growth.

On March 27, North Carolina’s Lost In the Trees will be giving away tree saplings at their Media Club performance in Vancouver.

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See a band, grow a tree