Media: North Vancouver Magazine

  • North Shore Realtors’ Party

    With all the talk about Vancouver’s real estate market, it’s easy to forget that behind the scenes there are real people working hard. It takes some real skill and knowledge to help someone buy or sell a home properly and you won’t find anyone better than someone who lives locally and gives where they live. Congrats…

  • Athletics 4 Kids Boxing Gala at Hard Rock Vancouver

    Supporting kids in sport, and kids who can’t afford sport, is all part of the fight that the people at Athletics 4 Kids (A4K) believe in. Known for their glamorous boxing gala events here at West Vancouver’s Hollyburn Country Club, the gang behind the ring decided that a second battle might be in order. This…

  • Whistler Film Festival 2016

    If you’ve never attended the Whistler Film Festival you are missing out. Missing out on the opportunity to see the Canadian premiere of soon-to-be-nominated Oscar films. Missing out on meeting A-List actors, directors and screenwriters – and missing out on some of the most enjoyable seminars, workshops and parties around. Proudly sponsored in part by…

  • Family Services of the North Shore Christmas Gala

    The 5th Annual Christmas on the Shore was held at the Beach House Restaurant in West Vancouver. The night was full of sparkle and good cheer as guests came together to donate to this very worthwhile charity which has, for over 60 years, provided education, support and counselling to families in need across the North Shore community. Thanks…

  • Chinatown Foundation Gala

    It was one of the biggest galas of the year raising over $2.5 million dollars. Restoring Vancouver’s Chinatown was the cause celeb and the who’s who of Vancouver turned out to help. This sold out event was held at the Fairmont Vancouver Hotel and thanks to the generosity of some of West Vancouver’s most prominent families, the…

  • First Blossom LGH Fundraiser

    The First Blossom of HOpe fundraiser was held recently at the Chateau Versailles Design Centre in West Vancouver. An elegant cocktail style event, the night helped raise funds for the Lions Gate Hospital HOpe Centre in support of youth mental health care on the North Shore.  

  • Fraser Riverkeepers Gala

    Swim. Drink. Fish. The message was as crisp and clear as the waters they are trying to protect. The Fraser Riverkeepers Gala, held at the Rosewood Hotel Georgia in Vancouver, was a delight for all the senses. Fabulous food, famous faces and a live music lineup that rivals most award shows – this was a…

  • Cause We Care Gala

    The stunning art at the Equinox Gallery served as the perfect backdrop to the Cause We Care Foundation’s recent glamorous giving event. Founded in 2007 to help raise funds for single mothers and children living in poverty, the invite-only VIP event emphasized the need to give in our community and  support programs like their backpack…

  • Brightlight Pictures Anniversary Party

    He’s known for producing movies like The Interview, with Seth Rogen and James Franco, Horns, with Daniel Radcliffe, White Noise, with Michael Keaton, and more. Brightlight Pictures executive Shawn Williamson is no stranger to the movie scene here in Vancouver and Hollywood, so what better way to celebrate his 15 year anniversary than with an…

  • St. Paul’s Hospital Brilliant Gala for Mental Health

    It was like walking into a living art gallery. The St. Paul’s Foundation’s Brilliant gala, held at the Rocky Mountaineer, was a magical from start to finish. Guests were invited to walk into a “Gallery of Wonders” where models dressed as famous works of art decorated the venue. Supporting mental health and addiction programs, the…

  • Dueck Cadillac Launch Party

    Sports, cars and fashion – it was all a part of the recent Dueck GM / Cadillac launch party. VIP guests were greeted with black tie service as all the sales staff were dressed to the nines and looking good! Then the big event – partnering with Vancouver Fashion Week, the new Cadillac models were unveiled as…

  • Vancouver Canucks Autism – West Coast Fishing Club

    Have you heard a good fish story lately? This one is the best. Every year, fishermen, friends and supporters get a chance to raise money for the Canucks Autism Network (CAN) by heading out with the West Coast Fishing Club. The best trip ever, the event kicked off with a gala party complete with live entertainment from…

  • John Daly Global TV Retirement

    He’s one of the most trusted veteran newsmen out there – but now another legend is leaving the airwaves. John Daly, senior reporter for Global TV, will be dearly missed. Breaking stories from the likes of government scandal to crime facts and figures, Daly has seen it all. Last month friends, family and co-workers toasted the…

  • Shine Gala for Lions Gate Hospital

    It was a feast for the eyes – and the heart.  The inaugural Shine – No Stigma featured a fashion and dance extravaganza staged by hundreds of volunteers who rallied together to raise funds and awareness for mental health and addiction while addressing the stigma of mental illness. Held at the Commodore Ballroo all proceeds go to the Canadian Mental Health…

  • Harmony Arts Festival 2016 West Vancouver

    Harmony Arts Best of the West – Every year the people of West Vancouver get a chance to show everyone just how beautiful life by the sea can be. The 10-day long festival of arts, culture, music and more brings people from all over to celebrate. With displays, markets, food and fun – there’s also theme nights and…

  • Vancouver Leo Awards – BC’s Oscars and Emmys

    Leo Awards Vancouver – I’ve always said they’re like our own version of the Oscars and Emmys. The Leo Awards, now in their 17th year, celebrated the best in BC with all the red carpet glam that goes with Hollywood North. Held at the Hyatt hotel – actors, directors, writers and producers strutted their stuff…

  • Deighton Cup at Hastings Park Vancouver

    Deighton Cup Vancouver – It was a day of horse racing like no other. The Deighton Cup at Hastings Park in Vancouver hosted the best dressed in the city at this summer’s most elegant outdoor party. Hats and haute couture were the name of the game as VIP champagne booths lined the track while live music, and live betting,…

  • Kay Meek Centre Gala in West Vancouver

    Kay Meek Gala West Vancouver’s most elegant theatre of art, culture and music – the Kay Meek Centre – welcomed dignitaries and guests to its annual fundraising gala. A beautiful garden reception with food by Mangia E Bevi was followed by a rollicking performance by The Second City. MC Vicki Gabereau introduced new incoming executive director Rob Gloor…

  • West Vancouver Mayors Lawn Bowling Gala

    The colourful costumes, fun music and outdoor BBQ meant this was no ordinary day on the greens. The West Vancouver Mayor’s Lawn Bowling gala and social, now in its third year, is always a great event. Founded by the West Vancouver Community Foundation, this year the event helped raise money for the organization itself and its many…

  • Waterfront Gala in NorthVancouver

    North Shore Waterfront Gala The Pinnacle Hotel at the Pier in North Vancouver provided the perfect setting for a formal evening of fundraising at the second annual North Shore Waterfront Gala. Champagne, dinner, silent auction and more were all part of the event which was founded by sponsers Cargill, Kinder Morgan, Fibreco, Neptune Terminals, Richardson…

  • North Shore Mayors Golf Tournament at Seymour Golf North Vancouver

    North Shore Mayors Golf Tournament – Tee it up for the 9th Annual North Shore Mayors Golf Tournament. Held at the beautiful Seymour Golf and Country Club in North Vancouver, the event is always a give-back fundraiser for both the North Shore and West Vancouver Community Foundations. This year, the North Shore Schizophrenia Society was the…

  • Lonsdale Quay 30th Anniversary Long Table Dinner Event

    Lonsdale Quay 30th Anniversary Corks and Forks – Hard to believe it’s been 30 years since the Lonsdale Quay set up shop in North Vancouver. Known for its mini markets, eclectic shops, fresh food and amazing views of the waterfront and city, the Quay is a staple with locals and tourists alike. Celebrating with a special…

  • Daffodil Ball 2016 Canadian Cancer Society

    Canadian Cancer Society Daffodil Ball – Celebrating their 20th anniversity, the Canadian Cancer Society’s glamorous Daffodil Ball was held at the spectacular Fairmont Hotel Vancouver. A VIP champagne reception, with live music by Blue Rodeo’s Jim Cuddy, kicked off the night. Then there was the formal dinner, digital silent auction, the legendary cake live auction and dancing…

  • Lions Gate Hospital LGH Gala 2016 at Capilano Golf

    Lions Gate Hospital Gala – It was a perfect summer evening at Capilano Golf and Country Club as guests gathered for one of the most important galas of the year. The Lions Gate Hospital Foundation’s annual gala is always a stunning affair complete with champagne reception, silent and live auction items and fabulous food. A record breaking $1,303,819…

  • Athletics for Kids Boxing Gala at Hollyburn Country Club

    The Athletics for Kids boxing gala is one of the most special fund raising events of the year. In addition to being treated to a formal night out, guests enjoy a martini cocktail reception, followed by sit-down dinner and then three rounds of live sanctioned boxing. A live and silent auction, plus a fun money…

  • Inherent Vice Starring Joaquin Phoenix

    Last night it was the exclusive Warner Brothers premiere of Inherent Vice in Vancouver. It was a fun hippy-trippy ride with excellent acting. Look to Joaquin Phoenix to get an Oscar nod here. Josh Brolin was also excellent coming close to stealing several scenes (pancakes!). If you liked The Big Lebowski, you’ll like this. It’s…

  • Win Hedley Concert Tix in Vancouver

    Updated Dec 20, 2013 – Thank you to everyone who participated. Our secret Santa winner has been chosen. Congratulation to David G from New Westminster BC. He is going to the VIP show at the Hard Rock Casino in Vancouver featuring opening night guests Hedley in concert. – – – Every year I have the…