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Celebrating Change-makers at WE Day Vancouver 2017

WE Day an international series of stadium-sized life changing events, bringing together world renowned speakers and performers. This October, we gathered with 20,000 students and educators at Rogers Arena to celebrate the contributions of young people. Alongside partners led by national co-title sponsors RBC and Telus, with celebrity speakers, renowned performers, and global thought leaders, WE Day Vancouver celebrated the remarkable stories of people creating … Continue reading Celebrating Change-makers at WE Day Vancouver 2017

Cause Marketing throughout Pride Vancouver 2017

Every summer, Vancouver holds Pride celebrations throughout Vancouver. Over the years, the annual parade has become more inclusive toward families and love of all kinds. Here are examples of how businesses throughout Downtown Vancouver showed their support during Pride celebrations in Vancouver 2017. Robson Street  [ Rainbow Heart Decals on various corners of sidewalks on Robson Street with #onROBSON and @ROBSONSTREET ] Rocky Mountain Chocolate [ … Continue reading Cause Marketing throughout Pride Vancouver 2017

Donate to local schools with @Staples and @StaplesCanada X @LadyGaga

Company:  Staples Cause: Education, Mental Wellness, Positive Environments, Community Organizations – US: Born This Way Foundation, DonorsChoose.org Organizations – Canada: Local Schools and Organizations by store location Year: 2017 As Staples is a major sponsor of Lady Gaga’s latest tour in the US, they partnered together along with other organizations to donate $2 million on the mission to create positive classroom experiences. Back in late June, Lady Gaga … Continue reading Donate to local schools with @Staples and @StaplesCanada X @LadyGaga

#GoGetProud Video by @Fidomobile

Company: Fido Mobile Cause: LGBTQ Pride Year: 2017 What happens when perceptions of sexual and gender identity are put to the test? #GoGetProud For this August long-weekend, Douglas and I decided to stay in town to have a stay-cation kind of weekend. One of the YouTube channels I like to watch is WatchCut, especially when they showcase the latest “Parents Explain” videos for topics that … Continue reading #GoGetProud Video by @Fidomobile

#150PLUSWISHES with Starbucks Canada

What do you wish for Canada’s future? For every wish submitted, Starbucks will donate $1 up to a total of $150,000 to charities that provide support for youth who need extra help finding meaningful employment. How do you send your wish? Write your wish on a Starbucks cup and snap a photo or Snap a photo that reflects your wish written in your caption. I … Continue reading #150PLUSWISHES with Starbucks Canada

Books with McDonald’s Canada Happy Meals and #OwnABookGiveABook

There are times where I like to pop into McDonald’s to pick up a Happy Meal as it’s just the right size for a quick on-the-go meal. Usually I pick between the boys’ toy, so I can pass it on to our nephews, or the girls’ toys, especially if they’re Hello Kitty themed. From May 16th, families can choose from a book or toy when … Continue reading Books with McDonald’s Canada Happy Meals and #OwnABookGiveABook

Food Highlights at BMO Vancouver Marathon Health, Sports & Lifestyle Expo

After sweating it up after previewing various VR Demo Games at Consumer VR at the Vancouver Convention Centre, Douglas and I wandered through the BMO Vancouver Marathon Health, Sports & Lifestyle Expo. Here are foodie related goods that caught our eye during our stroll through the Expo. Cocos Pure We sampled different flavours of Coconut Water from  pure, mango and pineapple. Douglas likes to stick … Continue reading Food Highlights at BMO Vancouver Marathon Health, Sports & Lifestyle Expo

Gifting Green Products – Decoding Green Labels 101

It can be pretty confusing when trying to find the perfect gift for your friend who loves to help the environment. From “natural” tea, to “green” cleaning supplies to “eco-friendly” clothing, there are endless products being marketed with claims that attempt to convince us that we are making the right decision when shopping. “Canadians are concerned about the state of our environment and worker conditions, and … Continue reading Gifting Green Products – Decoding Green Labels 101