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Vancouver Motorcycle Toy Run 2016

The 38th annual Vancouver Motorcycle Toy Run lit up the streets through Port Moody for a good cause: collecting new children’s toys presented to the Lower Mainland Christmas Bureau for distribution around the Lower Mainland. The riders along the route were greeted with enthusiastic cheers and waves from bystanders. Tri-City News

Saving Lives Through Organ Donation

I had the pleasure of photographing Hailey-Ann. A strong little girl with a big message to share! Hailey-Ann is in need of a kidney transplant and her message is getting out to the public through various media. Saving Lives Through Organ Donation - The Kidney Foundation of Canada BC & Yukon branch,   BC Business Magazine [...]

Shine a Light Kidney Gala 2016

This year’s 4th annual Shine a Light Kidney Gala, hosted by The Kidney Foundation of Canada BC & Yukon Branch and The Canadian Society of Nephrology, raising a record $230,000 for kidney patients and kidney research. Photos at the Fairmont Hotel Vancouver, Pacific Ballroom. Gala Gala MC, Norma Reid, CTV News anchor Gala co-chairs, Dr. [...]

2016 Wildlife Rescue Calendar

The Wildlife Rescue Association of BC’s 2016 calendar is now available. This calendar helps raise awareness and funds needed to care for the thousands of sick, injured, and pollution-damaged wildlife brought into the centre each year. Two of my images appear–alongside those of photographers Paul Steeves and William Murdoch–in this beautiful 13-month calendar. 2016 Wildlife Rescue Association of [...]

BC Minister Honoured with Special Award

The Kidney Foundation of Canada, BC & Yukon Branch presented The Honourable Amrik Virk, Minister for Technology, Innovation & Citizens’ Services and MLA for Surrey-Tynehead, with a special Citizen’s Leadership Award for his significant contributions and commitment towards helping to increase organ donor awareness and organ donor registration across BC.Under the leadership of Minister Virk, [...]

Kidney Walks 2015

Register today! The Kidney Foundation of Canada’s BC & Yukon Branch – Kidney Walks are held in 25 communities across BC on September 27th. Participants in these Walks have previously raised thousands of dollars to increase organ donation, fund research, provide support for kidney patients and their families, and to educate the public about the [...]

BC Kidney Transplant Consensus Summit

The Kidney Foundation of Canada hosted it’s first-ever BC Kidney Transplant Consensus Summit on May 1 at the Vancouver Convention Centre.  View Press Release here. View All event photos here. Related Links: Mediaplanet – Personal Health News

Shine a Light Kidney Gala 2015

This year’s third annual Shine a Light Kidney Gala, a collaboration of the Kidney Foundation of Canada, BC & Yukon Branch and the Canadian Society of Nephrology, was successful in raising over $178,000 for kidney research and services for British Columbians affected by kidney disease – a serious disease with no cure. Photos at the [...]

Penguin Plunge 2015

Spectators lined the Rocky Point pier at Port Moody’s annual New Year’s Day event to catch a glimpse of the fearless Penguin Plunge participants. The brave souls, who offered themselves into the chilly waters of the Burrard Inlet, were full of enthusiasm and dressed in a variety of fun and festive costumes. The Port Moody [...]

Winter Solstice Lantern Festival

Port Moody’s 4th annual Winter Solstice Lantern Festival was held at a new location this year in Pioneer Park. Event organizers Joyelle Brandt and Melanie Younique’s vision for a magical evening came to fruition with musical performances and special activities such as lantern making, fire-releasing, bell-ringing, a Labyrinth walk, and drum circle.

Live it…feel it…capture it! All images copyright Tracy Riddell 2012-2015