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Chip Wilson plans 8,000 sq ft dock at Vancouver home in April Fool's joke

VANCOUVER – Lululemon founder Chip Wilson has tongues wagging in his pricey Point Grey neighbourhood after a sign went up outside his home.

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Plans for helipad at Chip Wilson's Vancouver mansion are foolhardy

A sign posted outside billionaire Chip Wilson’s Point Grey mansion raised the ire of at least one of his neighbours.

On Monday afternoon, we received an email from a concerned Point Grey resident who told us Wilson, who made billions as founder of Lululemon athletic wear, was planning on building an 8,ooo-square-foot helipad that would float just off the shore of his $57-million house. 370 more words


Composition matters: Steller's Jay at UBC Vancouver

This photo of a Steller’s Jay is a classic example of why composition matters: If I had gone a few meters to my right and bent down a bit further, I would have gotten a better shot of this bird, since its tail would not have been cut off by a random twig, while still avoiding the appearance of twigs in front of its eye. 53 more words


That looks berry delicious, doesn't it?

American Robin / Merle d’Amérique / Turdus migratorius: Taken at the Point Grey campus of the University of British Columbia on January 30, 2015 with a handheld Nikon D5200 and AF-S Zoom-Nikkor 70-300mm f/4.5-5.6G IF-ED (ISO 500, 300mm, f/5.6, 1/1000).


Purchase of $51M Vancouver mansion the latest example of wealthy Chinese buyers fuelling B.C. real estate boom

VANCOUVER — Chinese buyers are snapping up some of the most exclusive real estate in the Lower Mainland. The latest jaw-dropping sale was a $51.8-million mansion on three lots, one of which overlooks the ocean. 779 more words


KnoxDaily: Into the Woods

What is this greenery? And mud? And rivers? And puddles?!


Ports & Bows: River rapture has 55-plus set in seventh heaven

Torstein Hagen is a cruise maverick and risk-taker.

The owner and CEO of Viking Cruises decided — when most river lines were building one or two boats a year — that he wanted to own the largest share of the market on the rivers of Europe. 647 more words