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  • 22 Apr 2019 9:05 PM | Anonymous

    If you have ever considered expanding your business across the Asia Pacific region including Australia and New Zealand, then the 2019APCS is a must attend event.

    The Asia Pacific Cities Summit (APCS) and Mayors’ Forum is focused on bringing cities, businesses and industry together to enable them to build relationships and effectively contribute to the success and sustainability of our cities into the future.

    With a focus on driving cities through business innovation, the 2019APCS will return to Brisbane, Australia from 7 – 10 July 2019 and is your opportunity to connect, collaborate and co-create with over 1000 key influencers of urbanisation from more than 100 global cites in one place.

    The Summit will offer businesses a range of opportunities to enhance local and international connections. The Summit will include Meet@APCS, a dedicated business program, enabling delegates to pre-arrange meetings with other delegates including potential partners, investors, clients and suppliers.

    Businesses can also attend Major Project Announcement Briefings to hear about upcoming tender opportunities in local governments and purchase a booth to exhibit within the APCS Market Square or the inaugural 2019APCS Innovation Alley - a dedicated area for start-ups and new business.

    You’ll also be able to hear from international headliners guest speakers including Netflix Co-founder Marc Randolph and global sustainability leader Peggy Liu.

    A range of registration options including early-bird and one-day delegate pass is now open.

    2019APCS - Business flyer-web.pdf

  • 24 Mar 2019 3:41 PM | Anonymous

    Kicking off A Month of Tuesdays 2019 this ‘sorceress of percussion’ is well known for her powerhouse style of playing and stage presence. Claire is Music on Main’s second Artist in Residence. Her award-winning performances combine a theatrical energy with charismatic and original interpretations bringing to life the varied array of music she performs.

    Read more here.

  • 15 Mar 2019 1:09 PM | Anonymous

    Exhibition Opening for Rolande Souliere: Frequent Stopping IV and V, joint opening with Deanna Bowen: A Harlem Nocturne.

    April 4, 2019, 7-9pm, Free Admission
    Contemporary Art Gallery, 555 Nelson Street, Vancouver

    Find out more here.

    Rolande Souliere, Untitled, 2019. Courtesy the artist

  • 27 Feb 2019 10:00 PM | Anonymous
    Air Canada today announced the addition of new, non-stop, seasonal flights between Vancouver and Auckland, New Zealand. Air Canada's flights to Auckland will operate four times weekly onboard the carrier's state-of-the-art flagship Boeing 787-8 Dreamliner aircraft beginning December 12, 2019 until the end of March 2020, subject to obtaining the necessary government approvals.

    Read more here.

  • 27 Feb 2019 11:26 AM | Anonymous
    Rugby fans take note: You’ll have a unique chance to enjoy free coffee served up by players from New Zealand’s All Black Sevens and Canada’s Men’s Sevens Team at a fun morning event in Vancouver this March.

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  • 17 Feb 2019 3:39 PM | Anonymous

    New Zealand Fears Fraying Ties With China, Its Biggest Customer.

    WELLINGTON, New Zealand — On Saturday, an Air New Zealand plane bound for Shanghai abruptly turned around in circumstances that remain unclear. Days later, the launch of a much-promoted tourism initiative planned between China and New Zealand was canceled, purportedly because of scheduling issues for Beijing, despite being planned for years.

    Read more here.

  • 17 Feb 2019 3:36 PM | Anonymous

    The Strange Experience of Being Australia’s First Tech Billionaires

    SYDNEY, Australia — Atlassian is a very boring software company. It develops products for software engineers and project managers, with hits like Jira (for software project management and bug tracking) and Fisheye (a revision-control browser). And who could forget Confluence (an enterprise knowledge management system)?

    So why are its two founders household names in Australia? Read more here.

  • 15 Jan 2019 4:40 PM | Anonymous

    Coming to Vancouver…Jeff Lang February 22nd

    Blending rock, roots, folk, blues, ballads, instrumentals, improvisation and a high level of musicality, Australia’s Jeff Lang is an incomparable singer/songwriter with virtuosic guitar chops including his signature slide.

    Find out more and buy tickets here.

  • 15 Jan 2019 10:22 AM | Anonymous

    Biba, along with The City of Wanneroo, Satterley Property Group, Landcorp, and The Playground Centre, took home gold at the 2018 NGAA Awards in the ‘Creating Value through Growth’ category, for the development and installation of Australia’s first Biba ‘smart playground’ at Kinkuna Park in the Eglinton Estate of Allara.

    Read more here.

  • 28 Dec 2018 11:15 AM | Anonymous

    Rolande Souliere
    Solo Exhibition at the Contemporary Art Gallery, Vancouver
    April 5 – August 25, 2019

    Rolande Souliere was born in Toronto and is Anishinaabe and member of the Michipicoten First Nation. She became a contemporary artist after migrating to Australia in the late nineties. She currently splits her time between Australia and Canada.

    Her solo exhibition at the Contemporary Art Gallery, presented across the gallery’s two public spaces—the street level windows along the Nelson St and Richard St facades, and off-site at the nearby Yaletown-Roundhouse train Station—draws from an extensive body of work that uses materials associated with the mapping and marking of space, such as road barriers, caution tape, and traffic signage, to consider land claims (both settled and unsettled), borders, territories, and sovereignty, and how colonial infrastructures have impacted spaces and the people within them. For this highly visible, public art opportunity, Souliere will wrap the train station pavilion and gallery façade in a highly reflective barrier tape, using the colour symbolism of the four directions of the earth in Indigenous culture.

    Read more here.

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