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The dog days of summer are here in B.C. with record-breaking hot temperatures and extreme wildfires, especially in the Interior region. Whatever you do this summer, have fun, stay cool and I’ll see you in late August! * * * 2021 Korean Film Festival July 1–10 www.goviff.org/2021-kff The third annual Korean Film Festival will be…

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The summer is finally here and with B.C. moving to step two of the B.C. Restart Plan, we are able to travel around the province recreationally! So feel free to go out, travel and enjoy the natural beauty of our province. But there’s also time to enjoy a few activities online as well. It’s been…

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June is National Indigenous History Month, where Canadians commemorate the heritage and diversity of Canada’s First Nations people, so why not go out or online to explore their rich tapestry and cultural contributions? Also, Father’s Day and the beginning of the summer solstice happen on the same day this year, June 20 – take Dad…

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It’s June, and the summer season is right around the corner! As we emerge from the third wave of the pandemic with more people being vaccinated and lockdown restrictions are being relaxed, activities and events may start to re-open again – here’s hoping that we have as close to a normal summer as we can!…

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Queen Victoria of the United Kingdom of Great Britain and Ireland was the first Canadian monarch to rule over a united self-governing Dominion of Canada from 1867 to her death in 1901. After her death, Victoria Day as a federal holiday was made law and subsequently expanded to celebrate the official birthday of the Canadian…

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With the new province-wide B.C. lockdown restrictions in place, many in-person cultural events have been curtailed or cancelled and several events have moved online. Adhere to COVID-19 protocols and maintain social distancing when going out – stay at home if you are feeling sick. Stay safe everyone and let’s get through this! * * *…

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The coming third wave of the pandemic has forced another lockdown in B.C., which means fewer in-person events and festivals to go to. But we all know the drill: observe social distancing, go out for essentials only and enjoy events and activities from the comfort of your home. Follow the directives of the Office of…

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The Spring of 2021 is here! Can you believe that it’s been one full year since the pandemic arrived in North America and upended our way of life? Social distancing, Zoom and virtual events have become very much a part of our common vocabulary. But still we have to stay the course. With vaccines becoming…

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Spring begins on March 20 this year! Celebrate the start of spring with some delightful film festivals, music and dance. Alas, since the coronavirus is still around, many of the events and festivals are still being hosted virtually. But, you can take your laptop, find a socially distant area outside and enjoy some of the…

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Spring is just around the corner! Soon you will be able to frolic outside while the cherry blossoms are in bloom, the warm spring sun shines down on you and the allergies return. But in the meantime, there’s still one more month of winter left, it’s not that warm out yet and there’s a pandemic…

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Family Day, Valentine’s Day and the Lunar New Year all happen this month, which would normally mean there’d be lots of events and festivals happening. But, since this is 2021 and the world is still in a pandemic… well, let’s just say there are still a lot of online events and activities to check out.…

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I hope everyone’s 2021 is going well so far! It’s cold and COVID is still out there, so try to stay warm and check out some of the events and festivals happening online from the comfort of your home. * * * Vancouver Short Film Festival 2021 Available now until Jan. 31 vsff.eventive.org The best…

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Goodbye 2020, hello 2021! Even though many of 2020’s problems continue this year, here’s hoping a new year brings with it a new perspective and better changes over the next 12 months! Below are just a few of the many online events, exhibits and activities available for you to view and check out from the…