Articles by: allan

  • Wheelchair Distribribution in Costa Rica

    Wheelchair Distribribution in Costa Rica

    The  Knights of Columbus in Saskatchewan recently sponsored a container of wheelchairs to Costa Rica. Four Knights and their wives traveled with the Canadian Wheelchair Foundation to deliver them in person.

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  • Earl Marriott Mariners Rugby 2014

    Earl Marriott Mariners Rugby senior boys had an awesome season in 2014.

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  • Hells Gate – 100 Years of Cooperation on the Fraser River

    Hells Gate – 100 Years of Cooperation on the Fraser River

    In 1913 a railway blast sent hundreds of tons of rock into the Fraser River, blocking the path of thousands of returning salmon. This commemoration ceremony marks 100 Years of cooperation between the Canadian Government, the US Government, First Nations and US Tribes working together to help Wild Salmon make it past Hell’s Gate on the Fraser River to their traditional spawning grounds. For More info on the Pacific Salmon Commission, goto: www.psc.org

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  • 34th Annual Tour de White Rock 2013

    34th Annual Tour de White Rock 2013

    It was a hot sunny July weekend in White Rock, BC – the paradise we call home. I just acquired a new Canon XF100 video camera and wanted to see how it would perform in a run & gun video shoot. It was BC SuperWeek, and the 34th Annual Tour de White Rock was taking place just down the road from us: it was a blast! The camera was exceptional. The Tour de White Rock was incredible! What a great […]

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  • The Creative Energy Account – How do you recharge?

    The Creative Energy Account – How do you recharge?

    How often have you put a creative project on hold to “rewire the studio” or clean up a hard drive? Our creative energy often gets zapped troubleshooting technical malfunctions and inefficiencies. Sometimes a creative block can be rationalized by the need to rewire the studio. “I need to get rid of that ground loop “buzz” before I can proceed” or “that new OS update has caused a critical piece of software to crash…” On the other hand creative energy can […]

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  • Grooving to Herbie Hancock at the TD Vancouver International Jazz Festival

    Grooving to Herbie Hancock at the TD Vancouver International Jazz Festival

    Last night, my wife Andrea took me to see Herbie Hancock at the Queen Elizabeth Theatre in Vancouver.  It was the last performance of the 2013 TD Vancouver Jazz Festival, and our first time experiencing him live. The 14-time Grammy winner put on an incredible performance with three other members of his quartet: Drums –     Jonathon Pinson Guitar  –     Lionel Loueke Bass     –     James Genus What was most inspiring was the head-space that these four musicians brought to the stage.  […]

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