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Have an event you’re wanting to promote on Global BC?  Click the link above and e-mail us your details.  If  it is something we are interested in pursuing, we will contact you for further information.  PLEASE NOTE – We are generally booking 3-4 months in advance and due to the sheer number of requests we receive, we simply cannot accommodate everyone.



The 18th Annual Bright Nights in Stanley Park is from November 26 – January 2.  Metro Vancouver’s most magical Christmas light display is back.  Ride on the famous miniature train, eat some snacks, enjoy live entertainment and visit with Santa.



The Spirit of Christmas Sea to Sky Gondola in Squamish is from November 27 – January 3.  Brunch and photos with Santa in the decorated Summit Lodge, fondue dinner or Italian wine pairing dinner.  Enjoy winter activities including snowshoeing, snow tubing and winter walking.




The Peak of Christmas at Grouse Mountain is from November 27 – January 5.  Head over to Vancouver’s North Pole for the ultimate Christmas experience.  Visit Santa in his workshop, meet real reindeer, walk through the Gingerbread village and swoosh down the new sliding zone.



Yule Duel happening December 3 on Water street in Gastown is Vancouver’s first sidewalk caroling competition, bringing more than 20 choirs together for a night of holiday entertainment benefiting May’s place



The 2015 Vancouver Christmas Tree Lighting is December 4 at Jack Poole Plaza.  It’s only the 9th year and already has become a Christmas tradition.  Head over to Jack Poole Plaza for the lighting of a 50ft tree to kick off the holiday season.  The event will also feature live performances, free hot chocolate, cookies and photos with Santa



Timmy’s Christmas Telethon is on December 6 at Shaw Tower, Vancouver.  Helping a family with a child in need is as easy as turning on the television.  On December 6th the annual Christmas telethon in support of the BC Lions Society for Children with Disabilities will feature televised entertainment, special celebrity guests and inspiring stories.


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Freshslice Cares – Pizza Day

On November 25th Freshslice Pizza locations across BC will donate $1 from every whole pizza sold to the Canadian Red Cross for Syrian refugees.  The Red Cross and the BC Government will match any dollars raised.  Collection boxes are also available in-store until December 31st.



Whistler Blackcomb

Opening Day for both Whistler and Blackcomb Mountains is November 26th.  It’s the day all snow boarders and skiers have been patiently waiting for!  The timing couldn’t be more perfect with all the fresh powder on the mountain!


Christmas Wish BG 2015

The Pan Pacific Vancouver Christmas Wish Breakfast is Thursday November 26th.  Bring a new unwrapped toy or gift for a teen down to the Pan Pacific Vancouver between 6 – 9am on November 26th and receive breakfast on the house!  Global’s morning news will be broadcasting live all morning from the hotel and all toys collected go to the Lower Mainland Christmas Bureau, who distribute to needy families in the Lower Mainland.  You won’t want to miss this annual holiday tradition!



CKNW Orphans Fund Pledge Day

The CKNW Orphans Fund Pledge day is happening December 2nd at the Terminal City Club.  Over the years CKNW Orphans’ fund has made life easier and brighter for children.  On December 2nd you can take part and donate to support special needs children in BC.  Call 604-222-9898 or go on line to donate in person.




Disney on Ice presents Frozen, November 25-29 at the Pacific Coliseum.  Watch as Anna and Elsa journey to discover that true love is the most magical power of all.  The entire performance will be hosted by Mickey and Minnie.



The Polar Express

Don’t miss this holiday favourite, Nov 28/29 & Dec 19/20!  The Polar Express returns to the Railway Heritage Park in Squamish, with one-hour train rides, cookies, hot chocolate and Christmas songs.  Then visit Santa & Mrs. Claus too!




Home For The Holidays

Learn how to get your home ready for the holiday season.  Vancouver designers and florists are teaming up with home decor retailers to decorate five beautiful West Side homes with unique displays of holiday decorating.  And it’s all to benefit Kids Help Phone, helping kids right here in our community.  This year’s dates are November 28 & 29.



Lights Of Hope Campaign

Watch St. Paul’s Hospital come to life with thousands of lights on November 19.  The countdown happens LIVE in the News Hour, hosted by our own Mark Madryga.  If you miss the big countdown and street party on the 19th, the display stays up until January 4th.  Don’t forget to make a donation and help St. Paul’s Hospital Foundation fulfill their greatest needs.



BC Lions Membership Sweepstakes

Get your BC Lions 2016 Seasons Tickets now and you will be entered into weekly draws for some amazing prizes, PLUS a draw to win a 2015 Nissan Murano.  Discover the benefits of being a season ticket holder!



Treasures of Christmas

Join Crossroads Hospice Society for their annual fundraising gala, Treasures of Christmas on November 21 and enjoy a breathtaking mix of magical Christmas trees, delicious dinner, wine, live entertainment and so much more!




Holiday Gala

Get your tickets to the SOS Children’s Holiday gala on November 26, atop Grouse Mountain and you’ll be helping to support programs and homes for local foster children and homeless youth.  It’s Vancouver’s preeminent spectacle of holiday magic!  Hosted by our own Kaitlyn Herbst.





Andre-Philippe Gagnon

Hailed as the man of a thousand voices, don’t miss a night of  non-stop laughs when the legendary Andre-Philippe Gagnon brings his critically acclaimed show to the River Rock on New Year’s Eve.






KOOZA is a return to the origins of Cirque du Soleil.  It combines two circus traditions – acrobatic performance and the art of clowning.  The show highlights the physical demands of human performance in all its’ splendor and it’s happening now until Dec 27 under the Big Top at Concord Pacific Place.





United Way Campaign

Everyday in the Lower Mainland, families, children and seniors struggle to get by.  United Way brings lasting, positive change to people living right here in our community.  Behind every changed life is someone like you, who can help make it happen.  This year’s campaign dates are September 1-November 30.



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Pharmasave Canucks Calendar

The official Pharmasave Canucks 2015.16 Calendar is now on sale. Pick up your copy at Pharmasave stores throughout B.C. for only $6.99.

The calendar now also includes two great coupons:

  • $50 off a Canucks jersey (expires March 31, 2016)
  • $10 off a Pharmasave purchase expires (March 31, 2016)

You can also win a pair of Canucks Seasons Tickets! Hidden inside every calendar is a unique code. Pick up a calendar and take the unique code to to enter. Must enter by October 7th to be eligible to win.

Part proceeds will benefit Canucks For Kids Foundation.