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Scandinavian Midsummer Festival (20th Annual)


Date: June 20-21, 2015 Location: Scandinavian Community Centre, Burnaby; 6540 Thomas St (Kensington Ave & Sprott St; Exit 32 Eastbound, Exit 33 Westbound, from Hwy#1) Join over 5000 people and celebrate Midsummer at the Scandinavian Community Centre June 20 & 21! Gates open at 10am on Saturday: Tickets $10 at the gates; Under 16yrs FREE and Parking is […]

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Providing refurbished computers to schools and community groups across Canada


Industry Minister announces new investment to expand Computers for Schools to more Canadians While many children enjoy the opportunities that digital technology offers, not all have access to computers. With the Canadian economy becoming increasingly digital, access to technology is an integral part of a child’s education. The Computers for Schools program has played an […]

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Last Call For Nominations: SFU Outstanding Alumni Awards


Please help us celebrate outstanding Simon Fraser University alumni! If you know of an SFU grad who is making an impact in Burnaby, Canada or the world, and deserves to be recognized, consider submitting a nomination for the 2015 SFU Outstanding Alumni Awards. There are eight award categories which include Professional Achievement, Public Service, Service […]

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Hastings Park and Powell Street Walking Tours


Hastings Park Walking Tour When: Saturday, June 20, 2015, 10am Saturday, July 25, 2015, 10am Where: Meet at the northeast corner of Renfrew Street at East Hastings Street (PNE Fairgrounds), Vancouver. Admission: NNMCC members $8 + tax | non-members $10 + tax. Space is limited. Please reserve your spot in advance. In early 1942, over […]

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Mingei: Japan’s Enduring Folk Arts


When: June 20 to October 11, Where: Nikkei National Museum & Cultural Centre, 6688 Southoaks Crescent, Burnaby, British Columbia, V5E 4M7, Canada Mingei refers to “hand-crafted art of ordinary people.” It celebrates the beauty and quiet humility in everyday, ordinary and utilitarian objects created by often unknown craftsmen. This exhibit includes over 100 works from […]

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Spacekraft Collaboration Jam


When: Thursday, June 4th, 5:30-9:00pm Where: #201-4501 Kingsway, Burnaby Free to attend Sign up online: https://www.eventbrite.ca/e/collaboration-jam-tickets-17161434312 Come see the space in mid-construction and learn about co-working and the many ways it will help grow your network and business. Co-working is a global movement that is radically changing the way we work today and how we will […]

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Free Seminar: Learn with Google


Snaptech Marketing would like to extend an invite to BBOT members for their upcoming Google Event on June 9th that will teach them how to kick their online efforts into overdrive. Learn with Google is a free event at the Vancouver Club that gets members up close and personal with the search engine giant that calls the shots online. With insider knowledge […]

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Interested in Obtaining Current Regional Labour Market Information?


CME British Columbia is pleased to announce our involvement in a new national initiative – Regional Labour Market Information (LMI) to Address Skills and Human Resources Issues in Manufacturing – and we need your participation to make it a success! About the Project The LMI initiative is a multi-year project that CME is conducting together […]

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Vote for L’Arche!


L’Arche Greater Vancouver has been selected as one of 6 charities who could be awarded $25,000 in celebration of the Greater Vancouver Credit Union’s 75th anniversary. Voting will close on May 31 and the decision will be made on June 13. You can vote for L’Arche by going to this link.

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Rotary’s Walk To End Polio Now


Help Rotary win the fight against polio! Saturday, June 27th, 2015 The walk starts from Metrotown Mall Parking Lot (Nelson and Kingsway) and ends at Pier Park at the New Westminster Quay Registration: 9:00 am Walk begins: 10:00 am Closing Ceremony: 12:00 pm Registration fee: $10 For more info or to register: 604-802-0890 or TKY.Lung@telus.com

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