Archives for March 2011



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if you can see this, please entertain me with a witty comment below!


(make sure it’s witty or else… heh heh)



Pictures from the St. Patrick’s Day Parade 2011

Here are some pictures from the 2011 St. Patrick’s Day Parade on a gorgeous spring day in downtown Vancouver!

For the parade, we marshalled (got organized with all the other parade entrants) on the deck of the Granville Street bridge, which meant we got to soak in the sun for a while, and get a few photos of some of the other entrants, before the parade rolled out. Then we travelled north (the wrong way!) down the Howe Street on-ramp and […]


Gump Cup 2011

The Gump Cup is an annual, friendly hockey match between the best teams the fire departments and the police departments have to put on the ice. It’s also a fund raiser for selected charities.


Fire Engine No. 5

Fire Engine No. 5

The kids especially love it when the band brings a fire truck or two along for the gig!


Fallen Firefighters’ Memorial Service 2011

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On March 7, 2011, hundreds of BC firefighters joined together on the lawns of the Legislature in Victoria to commemorate the untimely passing of 14 of our comrades. All of them died from cancer, an occupational hazard that was recognized as a work-related injury in 2005.

Here’s a link to the Times-Colonist newspaper article, that tells a little more about the story behind the ceremony, the first one to be held here in BC. Here’s a link to the […]