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Lindsay is the City Editor for Family Fun Vancouver. Her greatest joy is found spending time with her family and heading out on new adventures: be it taking in a theatre performance, tumbling with her kids at a play facility, cheering at a sporting event or indulging at a yummy new restaurant. Lindsay truly believes family experiences give fuel to daily life. In addition to being the fabulous Vancouver City Editor, Lindsay is also the National Sales & Marketing Director for the entire Family Fun Canada network. Looking to work with Family Fun to promote your event or destination? For advertising opportunities on any of the Family Fun sites please email her at lindsay@familyfuncanada.com!

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Snowshoeing in Metro Vancouver

Posted on: January 22, 2021

Talk about a great form of exercise! Snowshoeing is becoming an increasingly popular sport for families. When the kids are super little (and mom and dad are in good shape) tucking the kids into kid-carrying backpacks and heading out for a snowshoe is a great outing. I’m sure there are
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Family Friendly Venues Open During the Pandemic – Part Two

Posted on: January 21, 2021

We totally get that being trapped in your house with littles can be a crazy-making experience. We are incredibly grateful to the organizations around Metro Vancouver who have shifted their business practices to embrace the COVID restrictions while still opening up their doors for family entertainment. In case you missed
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Need Out of the House? Family Friendly Venues Open During the Pandemic

Posted on: January 21, 2021

Believe it or not there are family friendly venues open during the pandemic. It’s been a while since my kids were little, but I remember getting out of the house EVERY DAY was essential to my sanity when our boys were preschoolers. There is only so many times I could
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New Playgrounds in SIX Vancouver Parks

Posted on: January 19, 2021

After consulting with children, parents, and community stakeholders, the City of Vancouver has completed the upgrade and installation of SIX new playgrounds in Vancouver. There are currently 160 playgrounds in the Vancouver Board of Parks and Recreation System. Many of these playgrounds have served their time and are due for
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Free Glasses for Kids – 10 Years and Under!

Posted on: January 18, 2021

Our boys inherited my garbage eye sight. The kids have been peering out from behind lenses since before they were in school. I can’t see a thing without my glasses. Needless to say our family spends a lot on glasses every year. And glasses are NOT cheap. But, thanks to
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$1200 RESP Contribution from the BC Government: Have You Applied?

Posted on: January 18, 2021

Did you know that the BC Government is offering a $1200 RESP contribution to BC families? That’s right, fill out a form and boom, $1200 is added to your child’s RESP account. Of course, there are a few rules, and a form to complete, but to get $1200 for my
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Yummy! Ice Cream Shops Around Metro Vancouver

Posted on: January 17, 2021

Is there truly just one season for ice cream? Yes, it makes sense to eat ice cream on a hot summer day. But is there truly anything wrong with a creamy bowl of ice cream along side a cup of tea or a mug of hot chocolate? I eat ice
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Got A Sweet Tooth? Visit Candy Stores in Vancouver & the Suburbs

Posted on: January 17, 2021

My sweet tooth is my achilles heel. There is no satisfying the cravings and I don’t possess the willpower (or desire) to cut sugar out of my life. You only live once, right?! Now candy found at the corner store holds little interest to me (except sour keys…oh, heavenly sour
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Happy Birthday! Get FREE Treats on Your Special Day

Posted on: January 17, 2021

Happy birthday to you! It is your day…whether you are a kid or a parent, having a day just about you is rather fun. Did you know there are countless stores who want to help you celebrate your special day? Check out this massive list of FREE birthday treats you
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Watch Out Below! Fabulously Fun Sledding Hills Around Metro Vancouver

Posted on: January 14, 2021

If your kids are like mine, a mere dusting is enough snow to warrant pulling out the magic carpets and sleds. Grab your toques, mitts, pack some hot chocolate and get ready to fly down hillsides. Remember to always pack a change of clothes because no matter how well you
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