Posts under ‘Vancouver updates’

A Canadian Thanksgiving

It is the middle of autumn in Vancouver. I asked a few people about their countries’ seasonal activities in October. Some Brazilian students said, “It is now spring in Brazil. The seasons in Brazil happen at a different time than Vancouver. Brazil is so big, different cities have their own climate. However, in general, autumn […]

The Vancouver Whistler Olympics – 1 Year Later

Vancouver and Whistler 1 year after the Olympics. How have our communities changed?

Animoto-pure amazing

We have started using Animoto for creating original slideshows that have a great mix of photos, graphics and video in one simple mix. This year we tried doing our IH Vancouver electronic Christmas card with Animoto. The link has been sent out to all of our contacts. (You can view the 30-second video clip attached […]

Report from Europe & the Middle East

Posted by Jeffery Groulx, Director of Marketing for Europe and the Middle East (learn What a month it has been… It started in Europe for me as I attended the ICEF Berlin Workshop. It’s without a doubt one of the biggest conferences in the language study abroad and Work & Travel industry, and wouldn’t […]

Introducing IH Vancouver’s Social Advisor – Kay

Hi! My name’s Kay Brushett. I’m from Nova Scotia, on the east coast of Canada, and have lived a long time in Ontario as well. I also enjoyed exploring Canada by train from the Pacific Ocean to the Atlantic. I’m from small towns and I love the natural diversity of this country. I have been […]

Winter hits Vancouver early and hard

It’s cold in Vancouver. Vancouverites, proud of having one of the mildest climates in Canada, are not sure how to handle nights when the temperature falls to -8°C. This breaks a 25 year record for cold at this time of November. November is usually the time for rain and wind storms; 2010 has brought early […]