Lower Mainland

BC Blooms

With winter’s grey days receding across BC, now is the time to head outside and hunt down some soul-stirring springtime hues. Plants are suddenly bursting into life...

BC’s Best Coffee Shops

With its abundance of scenic roads and highways, it’s no wonder why road-tripping is a popular pastime in coastal British Columbia. Of course, the secret to truly...

Experience the BC SUP Cup Series

For the last seven summers, stand-up paddle boarders of all levels have travelled around British Columbia to participate in the BC SUP Cup. This stand-up paddle boarding...

Summer Sound Bites

The space is small, intimate and packed. There’s a warm glow in the dark, retro lounge as the microbrew-pint-clutching crowd grooves along with the five-piece band...

Feast Your Eyes

1. One of my favourites is Botany Bay, in Botanical Beach Provincial Park, just past Port Renfrew. After a 20-minute walk on a trail through the forest, you come to a...

Winter Diving in BC

Snow sports aren’t the only reason to gear up and head outside during BC’s fleece-hugging winters. This is also the favoured season for dive fans to plunge beneath...

Canada 150

The official 150th anniversary of Canadian Confederation may have passed, but the nation’s sesquicentennial is being celebrated all year long. In honour of Canada 150,...

Indigenous Masterworks in Vancouver

From a raven-patterned silver bracelet to a tobacco pipe shaped like a hungry baby bird, the highly anticipated new exhibition at Vancouver’s celebrated Museum of...

Singletrack Mind

The BC Bike Race celebrates a decade of global competition and coastal camaraderie this year. A seven-day mountain bike stage race held each July, the event welcomes...

Richmond’s Dumpling Trail

With my first taste of xiao long bao, I fall a little in love. I carefully take a bite of the soup dumpling’s tender wrapping, then a sip of the fragrantly steamy...