So far I have arrived on the Island by ferry and by airplane. West Jet, Air Canada, Delta and several other airlines offer flights into Victoria Airport. From Seattle or from Vancouver the flight is short ... around 30 minutes. There is no time for in-flight food or drink service. Most of the airlines operate… Continue reading Getting to Vancouver Island – Plan ahead
In April, Gordon and I spent a couple of days in downtown Vancouver in the West End. It was beautiful. Fun on the harbor, beautiful cherry blossoms and people out strolling with their families, walking their dogs, running, biking and stopping for a cup of coffee and chat at Tim Horton's and Starbucks too. Their… Continue reading Run, Bike, Walk
Vancouver is not a place that I would have thought of for the Film Industry. However, it's nickname is "Hollywood North" and it is the 3rd largest production center in North America. Apparently thriving there for over 30 years. Mammoth, Vancouver, North Shore, Ironwood Studios and Washington studios are all within the boundaries of Vancouver.… Continue reading Booming Film Industry in Vancouver
2017 marks the 150th anniversary of the Confederation of Canada. It became a self governing nation of Great Britain, July 1, 1867. July 1 is Canada Day ...it used to be called Dominion Day. I am glad that I will be in British Columbia during that time and look forward to participating in the… Continue reading Canada Day celebrating 150 yrs
The CAD exchange rate for the last two days has been $.74 Canadian dollar to the US $1 Dollar . That means if you wanted to buy real estate in Canada and the price is $500k CAD it would be $370k US dollar. That gives Americans some nice buying power. June 13, 2017 The value… Continue reading The Canadian Dollar
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