UBC Apple Festival

UBC Apple Festival – October 16 and 17, 2010

A family event for all ages, the UBC Apple Festival celebrates one of British Columbia’s favourite fruits. All are welcome to attend, from children learning about the diversity of apples to those who remember tasting heritage apples in their youth.

Vancouver Real Estate

Luxury home market booming in Metro Vancouver

The realty firm Re/Max is looking to British Columbia’s high-end home sales as one bellwether for its prediction that provincial real estate markets are settling into a period of stability, according to a forecast released Tuesday.

Fort Langley Cranberry Festival

15th Annual Fort Langley Cranberry Festival – Saturday, October 9th – 9 am to 5 pm

Come celebrate berry history at the 15th Annual Fort Langley Cranberry Festival on Saturday, October 9th. The fun starts at 9 am with a pancake breakfast and continues right through the day with activities for the whole family. There are contests, live music on the Main Stage, cooking demos, a fashion show and much more! Don’t forget to stroll down to the Bedford Channel to watch The Fort Langley Canoe Club races

Housing market makes strides

Housing market makes strides

The Canadian housing market “vastly improved” over the last three months, ReMax Canada said Tuesday, but sales are expected to remain sluggish for the rest of the year.

The real estate brokerage firm said in its “Market Trends Report” that sales should return to average levels this fall after a slow summer, but that the pace set in 2009 was unsustainable.

West Coast Chocolate Festival

West Coast Chocolate Festival – October 15 to November 10, 2010

First launched in 2002, the West Coast Chocolate Festival is a unique and innovative collection of individual high calibre chocolate-themed adult and all-ages events that occurred throughout the Tri-Cities area of Coquitlam, Port Moody and Port Coquitlam. In 2009, the festival expanded to Burnaby and Vancouver, then expanding across the Lower Mainland in 2010.

Buyers Checklist

Buyers Checklist

Typically one of your largest personal financial decisions revolves around the purchase of a home. I offer first class service and results, I bring solid negotiating skills, market knowledge and extensive sales and marketing experience.

To assist you in your search for a home I’ve compiled a checklist of things to keep in mind as you begin the search process and, ultimately, the purchase of a home.

Vancouver - The Solar Ready City

Vancouver – The Solar Ready City

Bordered by the Coast Mountain Range and the Pacific Ocean, Vancouver is not only recognizable as one of the world’s most scenic cities but is renowned for its innovative programs in the area of sustainability.

BookCamp Vancouver 2010

BookCamp Vancouver 2010

BookCamp Vancouver 2010 is a user-generated unconference that brings readers, writers, publishers, educators, community builders and the tech community together – for free!

Fears of double dip being overplayed

Fears of double dip being overplayed

Don’t listen to the naysayers, says the Conference Board of Canada, a double-dip isn’t in the cards.

Dire warnings of a return to recession fail to recognize one key factor, the board said: a slow recovery from this recession was expected.