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About canadianveggie

I enjoy exploring the great outdoors, eating good vegan food, cycling around Vancouver, solving problems with software, learning about urban planning, and discussing politics.

Mobi – Vancouver’s Bike Share

Vancouver’s Mobi Bike Share has been slowly rolling out across the city. It looks like they are a month behind their original mid-June launch date, but progress is being made. I’ve seen partial bike share stations installed under the Cambie … Continue reading

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New Parent Adventures: Getting Ready for the Baby

Emily is now 39 weeks pregnant and is officially on maternity leave, which means the baby could arrive any day, although I’m guessing we’ve got another week or two to wait. Just in case, we’re making sure we’re ready to go now. We’ve … Continue reading

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Sunny Sunday in Vancouver

The best way to enjoy the sunshine in Vancouver – an early morning run along the seawall and an afternoon picnic in Van Dusen Botanical Garden. It was also a great way to introduce the in-laws to Vancouver and celebrate … Continue reading

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New Parent Adventures: Strollers and Car Seats

Baby preparations are well under way. We’ve been slowly acquiring baby stuff, mostly hand-me-downs from friends, family, and neighbours. Emily has put her sewing skills to work creating a stuffed elephant and a wrap to carry the baby in. For big … Continue reading

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Roomba vs Hoover

The Roomba I bought 2 years ago is one of the best luxury purchases I’ve ever made. It does such a great job keeping our floors clean and picking up cat hair. But I was concerned with how much power it … Continue reading

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Happy Earth Day

Want to take action on #EarthDay? Here's how you can help today –> [LINK IN PROFILE] #cowspiracy A photo posted by Cowspiracy (@cowspiracy) on Apr 22, 2016 at 11:56am PDT

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Easter in Kamloops

A few pictures from our Easter weekend in Kamloops with my sister’s family. We had fun making Ukrainian Easter Eggs (pysanky). And of course there was a hunt for eggs filled with chocolates, candies, and cryptogram clues. My nephew was the big winner.

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