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The North Shore Outlook newspaper is a publication of Black Press. Catherine’s “Cat’s Eye” celebrity/society column has been features here in print for over ten years and has contained stories about all kinds of celebrities and charity functions. With a weekly circulation of 60,000, this newspaper caters to two of Canada’s wealthiest communities (West Vancouver and North Vancouver).



Dan Aykroyd and Hillary Clinton Gala

Posted: March 25, 2014  - As published in:

Dan Aykroyd and Hillary Clinton Gala Celebrities in town this month brought out the who's who of the North Shore and Vancouver. First up, a visit by one of the most powerful ladies in the U.S., Hillary Clinton. The Vancouver Board of Trade / Women's Leadership Circle event was one of the most successful events ever held by the board. A private VIP meet and greet and then after event reception allowed everyone to talk about the lady that very well may become the next President ...more

New White Spot Opening at Park Royal

Posted: March 10, 2014  - As published in:

New White Spot Opening at Park Royal It's legendary - in more ways than one. West Vancouver's White Spot Restaurant, located at the corner of Taylor Way and Marine Drive, was a place of memories for many of us who grew up here. The Pirate Paks, the burgers and shakes, and the carhop service are all part of a history that stretches back almost 60 years. But even though the old locale is no more, do not dismay. It's time for new memories just less than a ...more

Vancouver Police Gala

Posted: March 4, 2014  - As published in:

Vancouver Police Gala There were police cars everywhere, sirens, flashing lights, and even live gunfire. The Vancouver Police Foundation's Night Patrol Gala was held last week at the Vancouver Convention Centre. Riot police and helicopters escorted guests to their tables just before emergency responders arrived with dogs and machine guns to put on a very realistic hostage takedown. It was an exciting beginning to a night that also honoured the VPD's Vancouver Police Pipe Band on their 100th anniversary. After the dinner and ...more

West Vancouver Foundation Reception at Capilano Golf

Posted: February 23, 2014  - As published in:

West Vancouver Foundation Reception at Capilano Golf The West Vancouver Community Foundation held a special reception last week to honour supporters and friends of the charitable organization. The Friends of the Foundation Appreciation reception was held at West Vancouver's Hollyburn Country Club. Community leaders and invited guests got a chance to mix and mingle and to hear about the new North Shore Search and Rescue fund which will help with items like funding and equipment in the future. There was also some surprise entertainment by the Pals ...more

Olympic 2010 Memories at XL Summit Leadership Party

Posted: February 16, 2014  - As published in:

Olympic 2010 Memories at XL Summit Leadership Party It's been a time of Olympic celebrations as Sochi 2014 celebrates the best in winter sports and achievement. Hard to believe that it was only four short years ago that Vancouver was in the world spotlight showing off our city and its people. Reliving the moments was all part of the theme at the recent XL Leadership Summit opening night reception event. Sponsored by the TwentyTen Group, the night was filled with the who's who of Vancouver 2010 as everyone ...more

Asian New Year on the North Shore

Posted: February 9, 2014  - As published in:

Asian New Year on the North Shore The Canadian Chinese Outreach Committee, the North Shore Korean Youth Community and West Vancouver MP John Weston were all on hand this weekend at Park Royal Shopping Centre for a very colourful and cultural celebration called Asian New Year on the North Shore. Chinese, Taiwanese and Korean community groups and representatives all took part in this 4th annual event which included displays of Asian culture, Chinese and Philippine dancers, Korean pottery, stage shows and lots of free food. ...more

Variety Celebrity Car Rally for Kids

Posted: February 3, 2014  - As published in:

Variety Celebrity Car Rally for Kids Variety - the Children's Charity is well known for their ability to raise support for kids everywhere. But last week, on the heels of a very successful "Show of Hearts" telethon, the organization held a special VIP party of a different kind. Now it's time to suit up and start your engines for the 2014 Variety Rally for Kids with Special Needs. Sponsored by West Vancouver's Washington family and their new EBoost energy product, this night is just the first ...more

Dawn Wells, Roberto Alomar and Fred McGriff in Vancouver

Posted: January 28, 2014  - As published in:

Dawn Wells, Roberto Alomar and Fred McGriff in Vancouver Just sit right back and you'll hear a tale . . . Gilligan's Island actress Dawn Wells was just one of the main draws this past weekend as the Vancouver International Boat Show set up shop at both BC Place and Granville Island. Known for its luxury yachts and famous faces, the four-day event attracted hundreds of water loving enthusiasts and outdoor fans. Also, last week marked the 4th Annual Scotiabank Vancouver Canadians Hot Stove Luncheon. Baseball greats Roberto Alomar ...more

Dine Out Vancouver Festival 2014

Posted: January 20, 2014  - As published in:

Dine Out Vancouver Festival 2014 Have you been sticking to that New Year's diet plan? If yes, then this will probably not help. If no, then get ready to indulge in one of the most delicious times of the year. Tourism Vancouver's Dine Out Vancouver Festival is on now (Jan 17 - Feb 2) and you won't want to miss it. This city wide event was originally designed to give a boost to a traditionally slow time of year by having various restaurants offer dining ...more

Hard Rock Vancouver Casino Grand Opening Gala

Posted: January 13, 2014  - As published in:

Hard Rock Vancouver Casino Grand Opening Gala Are you ready to rock? That's the question they asked as they swung open the doors to one of the newest and hippest entertainment facilities in town. The new Hard Rock Casino Vancouver, formerly known as the Boulevard Casino and Red Robinson Theatre, has been given a major facelift. There's new bars, restaurants, gaming areas and more. The trip alone is worth it just to see the impressive collection of music and movie memorabilia which decorate the walls everywhere. At ...more

Vancouver’s Best 2014 Parties and Gala Events

Posted: January 7, 2014  - As published in:

Vancouver’s Best 2014 Parties and Gala Events Get out your social calendar and let's plan to party. As the new 2014 year begins there is lots of fun to be had. Many regulars are back, including wine festivals, art galleries and theatre openings. And there's lots of places for live entertainment and food too. Pick the ones you like for dressing up, or down, but best of all, there are lots of chances to help give to charity. So let's get the gala gears going and remember ...more

West Vancouver Chamber Holiday Galas

Posted: December 16, 2013  - As published in:

West Vancouver Chamber Holiday Galas The West Vancouver Chamber of Commerce wrapped up the year with two major events that marked another season of successful business on the North Shore. First up, it was the Under 40s event at Lynn Valley's Brown's restaurant where guests got a chance to sip and sample from the menu while hearing from keynote speaker/owner Derek Archer. Next, it was time to celebrate the holidays with the annual Christmas dinner gala. Held at Capilano Golf and Country Club, it is ...more

Cavalia’s Odysseo Horses in Vancouver

Posted: December 16, 2013  - As published in:

Cavalia’s Odysseo Horses in Vancouver Set your senses on stun because Cavalia's Odysseo is a spectacle to behold. Dubbed a Cirque du Soleil with horses, this event is a must see for the holiday season. With scenes that shift from the magical and dreamy to high energy shows of strength, this is animal magnetism at its best. There's also a finale that you have to see to believe. Last week marked the grand opening night and the tent was filled with the who's who of ...more

Amica Helping Hands Gala Means Giving

Posted: December 9, 2013  - As published in:

Amica Helping Hands Gala Means Giving Galas and giving go hand in hand at this time of the year. And never more so than with the great folks at Amica Mature Lifestyles and their Helping Hands Gala. Held at the Four Seasons hotel, guests were treated to a spectacular 70s themed evening complete with crazy costumes, auction items, live music and a 70s themed food event that featured specially made Cracker Jacks and Pop Tarts for dessert. Always known for fun, the evening is all about ...more

Family Services Christmas on the North Shore

Posted: December 2, 2013  - As published in:

Family Services Christmas on the North Shore North Shore Family Services is known for its outreach and for the many programs it runs to help families all across our community. They also provide especially important services over the holidays, including the North Shore Christmas Bureau campaign which helps ensure that no child goes without during this special season. Last week, the Fuller family graciously donated use of the Beach House restaurant in West Vancouver to hold an important fund raising evening. Guests paid a suggested $500 donation ...more

Gordon Smith Art Gallery Gala

Posted: November 25, 2013  - As published in:

Gordon Smith Art Gallery Gala The Gordon Smith Gallery of Canadian Art is one of North Vancouver's newest and most prestigious places. Built last year, the gallery is purported to be the only public gallery "dedicated to young audiences" which exhibits works of art created through the Artist for Kids (AFK) collection. Last week, patrons of the arts gathered at the gallery to celebrate and raise funds at a gala that included a gourmet meal by Hawksworth restaurant, live auction items and entertainment by Kenny ...more

Chat to the Future Uganda Gala in West Vancouver

Posted: November 19, 2013  - As published in:

Chat to the Future Uganda Gala in West Vancouver They say the world is a small place and that we are all connected in one way or another. Never before was that more true than last weekend as West Vancouver's Richard and Heidi Coglon opened their home, and their hearts, to host an especially touching gala event in support of Ugandan orphans and the new "CHAT House" concept of giving. CHAT to the Future (which stands for Care and Hope through Adoption and Technology), connects sponsors and kids like ...more

Whistler Cornucopia Wine and Food Festival 2013

Posted: November 12, 2013  - As published in:

Whistler Cornucopia Wine and Food Festival 2013 It's one of Whistler's biggest events of the year - and this year it just got bigger. Whistler's 17th Annual Cornucopia food and wine festival is on now and there's lot of new stuff happening. Usually held for only one weekend, this year the festival has expanded to a full 11 days and two weekends. Sponsored by North Shore based BlueShore Financial, the event is known for its famous winemakers' dinners, tasting seminars and wild after parties. This year's version ...more

Vancouver Webster Awards 2013

Posted: November 4, 2013  - As published in:

Vancouver Webster Awards 2013 It's the measure of journalistic excellence in British Columbia and more. The Webster Awards - named after B.C.'s most famous and feisty newsman - was held last week at the Westin Bayshore hotel in Vancouver. The room was a who's who of the news media industry and included scores of well-known writers and broadcasters working in print, radio and television in British Columbia. Being nominated for a "Webster" is an honour - but winning one gives you membership in a very ...more

Porsche Vancouver Opening Night Gala

Posted: October 28, 2013  - As published in:

Porsche Vancouver Opening Night Gala There is no substitute - It's one of the most famous tag lines in the world and it belongs to none other than Porsche motorcars. Known for their speed and beauty, the iconic car is driven by millionaires and famous folks alike. It seems only fitting then that MCL Motorcars (Dilawri Group) invited the who's who of Vancouver to join them for their Porsche Vancouver gala opening night. You couldn't image a more beautiful showroom. Also on display was an ...more

Olympian Ashleigh McIvor at West Vancouver Otters Awards

Posted: October 21, 2013  - As published in:

Olympian Ashleigh McIvor at West Vancouver Otters Awards It was a room full of champions last week as the The West Vancouver Otters Swim Club held their annual awards banquet at West Vancouver's Hollyburn Country Club. The formal night is always fun for the families and friends who get a chance to honour the kids and all of the year's achievements. This year was extra special as guest star and 2010 Winter Olympic gold medal champion Ashleigh McIvor paid a visit to sign autographs and speak to all ...more

St. Paul’s Hospital Gala is “Brilliant” in Every Way

Posted: October 6, 2013  - As published in:

St. Paul’s Hospital Gala is “Brilliant” in Every Way It was truly "Brilliant"! This was the title of The St. Paul's Hospital Foundation's special sold-out gala that featured an evening dedicated to "A Show of Love for Mental Health and People Living with HIV/AIDS". It was one of the most colourful and well-coordinated shows ever seen in Vancouver. With over 900 people in attendance, and a cast featuring dozens of models, makeup artists, hair stylists, dancers and performers, guests were treated to the "One Hundred Years of Fashion" extravaganza ...more

PumpkinFest Fun in West Vancouver

Posted: October 6, 2013  - As published in:

PumpkinFest Fun in West Vancouver West Vancouver's annual Pumpkinfest scored big this weekend as the sun shone down on everyone at the West Vancouver Rec Centre. It was a true family fun weekend complete with contests and displays and a Saturday night dance for the adults. There was music, food, kids' activities, a scarecrow contest and, of course, the pumpkin patch. Sunday afternoon the awards were handed out to those who participated. A big congrats to all the volunteers who helped lift more than a ...more

Sparkle Gala is West Vancouver’s Best

Posted: October 1, 2013  - As published in:

Sparkle Gala is West Vancouver’s Best It may very well have been the party of the year. Last week, Wear Else clothing store owner Zahra Mamdani opened her palatial West Vancouver home and, with the help of an amazing group of local committee members, helped host the first annual "Sparkle" gala event in support of BC Women's Hospital and the Neonatal Intensive Care Unit (NICU). Designed primarily to raise awareness of the needs of the NICU and its families, the night included a spectacular fashion show ...more

Boat Show at the Creek Also Celebrates Marina 50th Anniversary

Posted: September 23, 2013  - As published in:

Boat Show at the Creek Also Celebrates Marina 50th Anniversary There was lots to celebrate this year at North Vancouver's Mosquito Creek Marina as the 7th Annual Boat Show at the Creek sailed into town. Held in conjunction with the marina's 50th anniversary, and owned and operated by the Skwxwú7mesh Úxwumix (Squamish Nation), boat lovers got a chance to see how the millionaires live life on the water. An exciting opening night reception party aboard the stylish Celebration of Water took place to kick off the weekend's festivities as local ...more

Top Chef North Shore Vancouver Competition

Posted: September 16, 2013  - As published in:

Top Chef North Shore Vancouver Competition It was an extra delicious day this past Saturday at Park and Tilford's Save-on-Foods store as the first ever Top Chef North Shore event took place. Billed as a friendly culinary competition and fundraiser, store shoppers got a chance to sample each of the amazing offerings from all six participating restaurants. In the end it was the BC Children's Hospital Foundation who came out the biggest winners as all donations raised goes to support their efforts. Congratulation to all involved! 01 ...more

Luxury Supercars in Vancouver

Posted: September 9, 2013  - As published in:

Luxury Supercars in Vancouver It was called Luxury Supercar Weekend, but it has actually been a week long event consisting of parties, launches, dinners and more. Aston Martin, Lamborghini, Porsche, Ferrari and Rolls Royce were all part of the mix as the supercars rolled into town to show off their wheels. And car lovers everywhere were in heaven as they got a chance to choose and schmooze at events all over town. The week of excess came to close with the biggest party of ...more

West Vancouver Filmmaker Connie Coccia Premiere of “Awake”

Posted: September 2, 2013  - As published in:

West Vancouver Filmmaker Connie Coccia Premiere of “Awake” She grew up here in West Vancouver. But now, former Collingwood student Connie Cocchia is a shining star at the University of Southern California and ready to take on Hollywood with grit and determination. The young filmmaker was seen rolling out the red carpet recently for friends and family at the premiere of her first short film at the Scotiabank Theatre. Entitled "Awake", the movie expertly featured lots of action and ambitious themes in a compelling compilation that is bound ...more

Diner en Blanc Vancouver Style

Posted: August 26, 2013  - As published in:

Diner en Blanc Vancouver Style It's from Paris. It's white. And it's all a big secret until an hour before it happens. Le Dîner en Blanc, a specialty dining extravaganza originally imported from France, is quickly becoming a world-wide phenomenon. But this members only invite celebration is a visually stunning spectacle to behold. Held in Vancouver this past week, this second annual gathering was the most perfect posh picnic in the history of Vancouver. The rules are strict; wear white, bring white tables and chairs, ...more

Deighton Cup Dresses Up Vancouver at Hasting Race Course

Posted: August 19, 2013  - As published in: ,

Deighton Cup Dresses Up Vancouver at Hasting Race Course Champagne, hats, fascinators, cigars and horses. The Deighton Cup, held last weekend at Hastings Park, was truly the best looking event of the summer. Billed as a "good old fashioned day at the races", this three-day event included a Friday night "Big Smoke" cigar lounge and Sunday afternoon "Julep" day. But the big Saturday event - entitled "Thoroughbred" - was a stylish feast for the eyes as Dapper Dans and pretty ladies everywhere went the extra mile to win, place ...more

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