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

New Music Tuesdays supporting Saint James Music Academy at @tacofinoVAN by @BeatRouteBC

Company: Tacofino, Beat Route BC Cause: James Music Academy After-School Program Year: 2017 Looking for a date night idea with great food, music and where proceeds go to help a local cause? Starting from May 2nd, 2017, there will be New Music Tuesdays organized by BeatRoute Magazine at Tacofino Hastings (at 2327 E Hastings St in Vancouver, near Nanaimo Street). From 5PM to 10PM, there will be taco … Continue reading New Music Tuesdays supporting Saint James Music Academy at @tacofinoVAN by @BeatRouteBC

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

Gift Ideas from #HBGrandPortage

On my way to Granville Station, I decided to wander around the basement of Hudson’s Bay in Downtown. It’s Canada’s 150th birthday this year. HBC (Hudson’s Bay Company), one of the oldest companies in North America (founded in 1670), released the new Grand Portage Collection to commemorate our nation’s birthday. It’s a 58-piece collection that features a series of souvenirs for men, women and children. … Continue reading Gift Ideas from #HBGrandPortage

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