Dragon Boat Festival

Heather Bissonnette reports from the waterfront for the Rio Tinto Alcan Dragon Boat Festival 2008. It’s the 20th anniversary of this annual event, which is held at Creekside Park and Concord Pacific Place. Anita Webster, Communications Manager of the Dragon Boat Festival, describes how the day couldn’t be better with record crowds and perfect weather; […]

Vancouver Film Race 2008

Nicola Anderson is at the Ridge Theatre in West Vancouver for the International Fast Films 24 hr. Film Festival.¬†Film races are only for the fast and the furious, and are based around a few simple rules: participants are given 24 hours in which to write, shoot, edit, and drop the film off to location for […]

Yaletown Grand Prix 2008

Heather Bissonnette takes us down to 2008’s Yaletown Grand Prix which took place on Canada Day. This is the 5th annal Grand Prix, the biggest event to date, with over 300 racers competing in over 6 events, not to mention the 20,000 plus spectators.¬† Paul Done, the Event Director, explains that, “although bike racing looks […]