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Bell Let's Talk Day
Wednesday, January 28th
Bell Let’s Talk Day 2015 is January 28: Join the national conversation about mental health!
Bell Let’s Talk national spokesperson Clara Hughes again invites you to the conversation about mental health on the fifth annual Bell Let’s Talk Day. On January 28, talk, text, tweet and share to help grow Bell’s funding for Canadian mental health.
1 in 5 Canadians will experience mental illness at some point in their lives, the lingering stigma means 2 in 3 will struggle in silence fearing judgment and rejection.
Learn 5 simple ways to help end the stigma around mental illness at Bell.ca/LetsTalk
Canadian Breast Cancer Foundation
One New Thing
Did you know that one third of breast cancers can be prevented? The Canadian Breast Cancer Foundation reminds you that being more activeis just ONE of the ways you can reduce your risk – so get out there and try One New Thing!
Find out more at onenewthing.ca
Dancing 4 a Change Society “An Evening of Song & Dance”
Saturday, January 31st
6:00pm – 10:00pm
Inlet Theatre & Galleria, Port Moody
Dancing 4 a Change Society presents "An Evening of Song & Dance," happening at the Inlet Theatre & Galleria in Port Moody, Saturday, January 31st. Act 1 of the showcase features a variety of pre-professional and professional dancers and singers from the lower mainland, followed by a Tina Turner impersonator "Truly Tina" in Act 2, who is sure to get the audience on their feet!
Dancing 4 a Change is a non-profit Canadian charity, that works to generate public awareness about the sexual exploitation and human trafficking of women, children and youth and to raise financial support for education and rehabilitation programs.
For tickets and info, visit Dancing4aChange.org
Return-It School Program
Hey teachers and parents. The Return-It School program is a fun, free way to make your school’s beverage container recycling program easier and more rewarding. You’ll get free bins, access to online resources, and a chance to win bonus cash prizes. And don’t forget, you keep all the deposit refunds to benefit your school. Register today at returnitschool.ca
The Odd Couple
January 9th to February 4th
Meet Felix Ungar, the neurotic, neat-freak news writer. Meet Oscar Madison, the slovenly sportswriter. When life changes bring them together as roommates, will these two friends learn to meet in the middle? Or will their irreconcilable differences split them apart? The Odd Couple, the now classic play that earned Neil Simon his first Tony Award, is one of the playwright’s funniest and most affecting works.
Shen Yun 2015
January 16 - 18
Queen Elizabeth Theatre, Vancouver
Embark on an extraordinary journey across 5,000 years of Chinese civilization. From ancient dynasties to the modern day, witness inspiring stories and legends come alive on stage. Featuring classical Chinese dance, a full orchestra, exquisite costumes, and dazzling animated backdrops, Shen Yun will transport you to another world.
Shen Yun is coming to Vancouver Queen Elizabeth Theatre on Jan.16-18, four shows only, for tickets info please visit: ShenYun.com.
Thursday, January 22nd
4:30pm to 7:30pm
Pan Pacific Hotel Vancouver
Liberty Merchant Company hosts the 21st annual Taste BC: a fundraiser for the Oak Tree Clinic at BC Children’s Hospital. Guests will sip on BC’s finest wine, beer and spirits accompanied by tasty fare from some of the best local purveyors. Attractions will include music, door prizes, and a silent auction.
Tickets can be purchased at any Liberty Wine Merchant store.
The Cultch - All That Fall
December 29th to January 24th
For more than 50 years no one has been allowed to stage this thoroughly entertaining Irish play. At last the ban has been lifted and audiences in London and New York have been treated to the double delight of seeing a radio play produced on the stage. Blackbird Theatre, whose Waiting for Godot was a held over hit, and whose Uncle Vanya played to packed houses last year, has been granted the rights to present the first ever Canadian production of All That Fall.
7th Annual Children's Arts Festival
Monday, February 9th
10:00am - 4:00pm
Richmond Cultural Centre
Celebrate BC Family Day with imagination and creativity at the expanded Richmond’s Children’s Arts Festival on Monday, February 9th. New for 2015 is the Sonic Garden featuring live musical performances and art activities all day long. Other 2015 highlights include performances by the acclaimed Beijing Shadow Play Art Troupe and hands-on plasticine art workshops with Governor General Award-winning children’s author/illustrator Barbara Reid.
Families can enjoy highly interactive and high quality artistic activities for children 12 and under, all led by local professional artists who enjoy working with children and are passionate about their art. Hand’s on activities are complimented by feature performances, author readings and special events that will delight all ages. Plus, join The QM/FM Community Crew in the Sonic Garden.
For more information and a complete list of events, visit www.childrensartsfestival.ca
Vancouver International Mountain Film Festival
February 13th to 21st
At select theatres in Vancouver
See website for full program & tickets
The 18th Annual Vancouver International Mountain Film Festival takes place February 13th to 21st at the Centennial and Rio Theatres, and The Cinematheque! 65 finalist films will take over 20,000 viewers through the festival, includi ng 3 World Premieres, 14 North American Premieres, and a number of award-winning films. Plus, guest speakers top the lineup, bringing athletes, adventurers and heroes themselves to the show!
New to the festival this year is the Storytelling Series, featuring twelve storytellers with world tales, legends and personal narratives around the theme of mountains. It’s the original gathering of folk around the hearth of listening – with no film in sight, the images are yours alone.
The Year of the Goat Celebration
International Village Mall
Thursday, February 19th to Sunday, February 22nd
CTV is proud to sponsor The Year of the Goat Celebration!
The Year of the Goat Celebration at International Village marks the start of the lunar calendar, bringing traditional Chinese Spring festivities and rituals to the community of Vancouver, with exhibition and sales booths on Main Level showcasing Chinese New Year festive items, souvenirs and gift wares, multicultural live performances on stage, and more! This four day event starts the celebration with a ceremonial eye-dotting ritual and lion dance, and wraps up with the renowned annual cultural extravaganza, the Chinese New Year Parade, featuring over 3,500 participating performers and drawing almost 55,000 spectators along the route on the last occasion!
Organized by International Village Mall
42nd Vancouver Chinatown Spring Festival & Parade
February 22nd, 2015
The Vancouver Chinatown Spring Festival & Parade has been a favourite place for people of all ages and cultures to gather and celebrate the Lunar New Year. Spectators gather in Vancouver’s Chinatown to watch performances from a variety of ethnic and community groups. The evening will conclude with the celebration banquet at Floata Seafood Restaurant in Chinatown.
National Cupcake Day for SPCAs & Humane Societies
Monday, February 23rd
Help fight animal cruelty with cupcakes on February 23rd! The third annual National Cupcake Day for SPCAs & Humane Societies is set for Monday, February 23rd. Everyone is invited to host a cupcake party, bake and share cupcakes with co-workers, family and friends, and collect donations in support of SPCAs and Humane Societies across Canada.
Register for FREE at www.nationalcupcakeday.ca and select your charity of choice. You’ll receive a FREE Cupcake Host Welcome Package in the mail, to help you plan, promote and serve delicious cupcakes in exchange for donations. The funds you raised will change the lives of animals!
Scotiabank & United Way Community Spirit Awards
Wednesday, February 25th
Reception: 5:30pm to 6:30pm
Program & awards: 6:30pm to 8:30pm
Fairmont Hotel Vancouver
You made incredible things happen. Kids, families and seniors across the Lower Mainland are happier and healthier because of your generosity and passion for helping others. Join The United Way of the Lower Mainland and our very own, Mike Killeen as your emcee, for an evening of celebration and inspiration. Hear how your generosity is making the impossible possible for others.
Canadian Breast Cancer Foundation CIBC Wild Lilies Gala Presented by Bosa Development
Thursday, February 26th
The Fairmont Waterfront
The CIBC Wild Lilies Gala takes place on Thursday, February 26th at the Fairmont Waterfront in Vancouver. Enjoy an unforgettable evening of art and entertainment in support of the Canadian Breast Cancer Foundation – BC/Yukon Region. Funds raised will support the Wild Lilies Discovery Fund, which will invest in vital breast cancer research with global impact.
The gala will feature a champagne reception, 3-course dinner, silent and live auction and entertainment by Jill Barber, Canadian singer and songwriter, and music and dancing by the Famous Players Band.
The Community Against Preventable Injuries
Be aware of your surroundings and use designated crosswalks and follow pedestrian traffic signs. Remember drivers may not always stop or obey traffic signals so expect the unexpected.
BC Women's Hospital Newborn ICU Campaign - "Hope Starts Here"
BC Women's Hospital is launching a $17million fundraising campaign for their Newborn Intensive Care Unit, to purchase vital equipment and technology. CTV Vancouver is proud to be involved in this important campaign and support BC Women's as they care for the tiniest and most fragile babies in the province.
Each year, as many as 1,400 critically ill newborns are admitted to BC Women's Newborn ICU. The doctors and nurses in the NICU rely on innovative equipment and state-of-the-art technology to deliver life-saving care for their tiny patients.
Please donate at www.hopestartshere.ca
Sunday, March 29, 2015
Pepsi Live at Rogers Arena, Vancouver
CTV Vancouver is proud to welcome of Maroon 5 with special guests Magic! and Rozzi Crane to Pepsi Live at Rogers Arena on Sunday, March 29th. Tickets available through LiveNation.com and Ticketmaster.
KPU Project Bloom
Friday, March 6th
9:00am – 2:00pm
Harris Barn, Delta
KPU is celebrating International Women’s Day by continuing to expand the reach of Project Bloom, an annual event that encourages collaboration and community between women.
On Friday, March 6th join this year’s Project Bloom Speakers President & CEO of Vancity, Tamara Vrooman and KPU Alumna, Amanda Smith Weston in Delta for a networking luncheon. This event provides an opportunity for guests to be inspired by brilliant, ambitious and dedicated women in an environment that supports growth and continuous learning. It is the mission of Project Bloom to serve as a platform to empower one another through the meaningful exchange of experiences and expertise. 100% of ticket proceeds will go towards building an Endowment for Women who wish to attend KPU.
Saturday, April 18th
Pepsi Live at Rogers Arena
Def Leppard, one of the world’s dominating powerhouses of rock, has announced a 13 stop Canadian tour in 2015. The group’s spectacular live shows, filled with powerful melodic rock anthems, have become synonymous with their name. For the past thirty years the band’s concerts have become must-see events and have quickly made them an institution in the touring industry, as they continue to sell out arenas worldwide.
Workout to Conquer Cancer
April 25, 2015
Join CTV’s Coleen Christie at the 2015 Workout to Conquer Cancer!
Sign up for the most meaningful Workout of your life! Workout to Conquer Cancer is that big exhale that harnesses the power of hundreds of people who are ready to lunge, stretch, and sweat their way toward a world free from cancer. Join the BC Cancer Foundation on April 25, 2015 at the Richmond Olympic Oval for a full day of upbeat group exercise classes. Register today for Workout to Conquer Cancer and give researchers at the BC Cancer Agency the courage to say cure.
Saturday May 2nd
Pepsi Live at Rogers Arena
OneRepublic have announced a ten stop Canadian tour in 2015, kicking off in Quebec City on April 18 and wrapping in Vancouver on May 2.
The 44th BMO Vancouver Marathon
Sunday, May 3, 2015
The BMO Vancouver Marathon is happening Sunday, May 3rd, 2015 and there is something for everyone! Sign up for the Full Marathon, Marathon Relay, Half Marathon, 8KM, and Kids Fun Run. The event is Vancouver’s only Marathon and Canada’s Top Destination Race! Registration is now open.
NKOTB: The Main Event
Tuesday, May 5th
Pepsi Live at Rogers Arena
CTV is pleased to welcome NKOTB: The Main Event with special guests Nelly and TLC to Pepsi Live at Rogers Arena on Tuesday, May 5th.
U2 iNNOCENCE + eXPERIENCE Tour 2015 to Rogers Arena for TWO shows! Thursday, May 14th and Friday, May 15th.
The tour follows the recent release of U2’s thirteenth studio album Songs Of Innocence by Island Records, which was given to U2.com subscribers and gifted by Apple to over half a billion iTunes Music Store customers worldwide. To date, Songs of Innocence has been streamed 81 million times and has been downloaded by 30 million fans.
“We are going to try to have a completely different feeling from night one to night two,” said Bono, “and have some fun playing with the idea of innocence and experience. More to be revealed!”
The tour will feature material from Midler's iconic career and material from her new album, "It's The Girls!" - a glorious tribute to girl groups through the ages. "It's The Girls!" features the swinging sounds of WWII-era Andrews Sisters, to 60's super-groups like the Supremes and the Shirelles, to 90's hit makers TLC.
Friday, July 17, 2015
The 2015 Ride To Conquer Cancer
August 29 & 30, 2015
Vancouver, BC to Seattle, WA
conquercancer.ca or Phone: 888-771-BIKE (2453)
The Ride to Conquer Cancer® presented by Silver Wheaton is a unique, two-day cycling event which will take place on an exciting new weekend: August 29-30, 2015. Sign up now and create a team! The money raised will benefit BC Cancer Foundation and support leading clinicians, scientists, and researchers whose search for new discoveries and improved patient outcomes will have a real impact in our communities throughout the province, across Canada, and around the world.