Chocolatey Mint Girl Guides Cookies are Back!
Oct 2 – Dec 31 all-day

Girl Guides of Canada’s famous mint chocolate cookies are back for the fall season!

Until December, Chocolatey Mint Girl Guides cookies are available for purchase at a location near you. Plus, they’re only $5! Check the Girl Guides of Canada Cookie Finder Map to find out where to buy YOUR cookies.

Get one or ten boxes for your friends and family, or do what we do and keep them all for yourself!

KURIOS by Cirque du Soleil @ Concord Pacific Place
Oct 19 – Dec 31 all-day
KURIOS by Cirque du Soleil @ Concord Pacific Place | Vancouver | British Columbia | Canada
A world of curiosities is set to unravel at Concord Pacific Place under the Big Top as Cirque du Soleil rolls into Vancouver this fall!


Step into the curio cabinet of an ambitious inventor who defies the laws of time, space and dimension in order to reinvent everything around him. Suddenly, the visible becomes invisible, perspectives are transformed, and the world is literally turned upside down.

St. Paul’s Lights of Hope @ St Paul's
Nov 16 2017 – Jan 8 2018 all-day

Lights of Hope, St. Paul’s Foundation’s annual fundraising campaign for our hospitals’ and residences’ greatest needs, is celebrating 20 years of giving this holiday season.

NEWS 1130 is a proud media sponsor of LIGHTS OF HOPE this season to commemorate 20 years of lighting up Burrard Street! CLICK HERE to donate and support!

Bringing together thousands of British Columbians and tourists, the Lights of Hope celebration will take place on Thursday, November 16th from 6:00-8:00 pm. Marking the launch of the fundraising campaign, the celebration will feature fireworks and St. Paul’s Hospital’s iconic lighting display – illuminating Burrard Street with over 100,000 sparkling light bulbs.

Guests can sip on hot chocolate, listen to local choirs singing Christmas carols, and grab a snack at one of the food trucks lining the street. Fireworks and the lighting display will take place between 6:30 – 7:00pm.

Lights of Hope supports St. Paul’s Foundation in meeting the greatest needs of caregivers, patients, residents and loved ones. Donate today at

The event is being held at St. Paul’s Hospital at 1081 Burrard Street and the spectacular display will be up until January 8th, shining every day from dusk till dawn.

14th Annual Windows of Hope @ Richmond Auto Mall
Nov 21 – Dec 31 all-day

The Richmond Auto Mall and the Richmond News are proud to present the 14th annual Windows of Hope, in support of the Richmond Christmas Fund.

Every year, the dealerships at the Richmond Auto Mall have invited businesses and volunteers to paint unique holiday windows in the Auto Mall. A proud Richmond tradition, Windows of Hope raises money for the Richmond Christmas Fund. Each year, the Fund distributes grocery vouchers to families and individuals in need, and special holiday gifts to children and teenagers.

The Windows of Hope will be on display at the Richmond Auto Mall throughout December.

Click here to support the Richmond Christmas Fund and Windows of Hope.

Salvation Army Christmas Kettle Campaign
Nov 23 – Dec 24 all-day

The Salvation Army’s iconic red kettles are back for the holiday season. For six weeks, the Christmas kettles line the streets in over 40 communities across the province.

This year’s goal is to raise $4.5 million dollars – the money will go towards providing vital funds to feed, clothe and shelter individuals and families in need.

For more information about the Christmas Kettle campaign, click here.

CALL FOR NOMINATIONS: 20th Annual Courage To Come Back
Dec 1 2017 @ 10:00 am – Feb 7 2018 @ 5:00 pm
CALL FOR NOMINATIONS: 20th Annual Courage To Come Back


It is that time of year when we think of others!

Coast Mental Health’s Courage To Come Back Awards  presented by Wheaton Precious Metals recognize British Columbians who have overcome adversity or illness, and have gone on to make a positive difference in their community.  Do you know someone who has had the COURAGE to come back from adversity? Does this person inspire you and others around them?

Celebrate a courageous person in your life by nominating them for an award for the 20th Anniversary Courage To Come Back Awards Gala in May 2018 presented by NEWS 1130.

Nomination Deadline: Wednesday, February 7th, 2018

For more information or to nominate:

1.877.602.6278 | 604-675-2328


Vancouver Symphony Orchestra – A Traditional Christmas @ Various Venues
Dec 8 – Dec 17 all-day

Celebrating the 25th Anniversary of the Lower Mainland’s most beloved Christmas music tradition. Kick off your Holiday season on the perfect note, with the VSO Traditional Christmas concerts.

Conductor / Performers:

William Rowson conductor

Christopher Gaze host

EnChor, Gerald van Wyck director

UBC Opera Ensemble, Nancy Hermiston director

For more show information, CLICK HERE.



A Traditional Christmas @ St. Andrew’s Wesley, Friday Friday, December 8, 2017 7:30 PM ST.ANDREW’S-WESLEY
A Traditional Christmas @ St. Andrew’s Wesley, Saturday Matinee Saturday, December 9, 2017 4:00 PM ST.ANDREW’S-WESLEY
A Traditional Christmas @ St. Andrew’s Wesley, Saturday EVENING Saturday, December 9, 2017 7:30 PM ST.ANDREW’S-WESLEY
A Traditional Christmas @ St. Andrew’s Wesley, Sunday Sunday, December 10, 2017 7:30 PM ST.ANDREW’S-WESLEY
A Traditional Christmas – South Delta Baptist Church Wednesday, December 13, 2017 7:30 PM SOUTH DELTA BAPTIST CHURCH
A Traditional Christmas-Kay Meek-MATINEE Thursday, December 14, 2017 4:00 PM KAY MEEK CENTRE
A Traditional Christmas-Kay Meek-EVENING Thursday, December 14, 2017 7:30 PM KAY MEEK CENTRE
A Traditional Christmas, Centennial Matinee Friday, December 15, 2017 4:00 PM CENTENNIAL THEATRE
A Traditional Christmas, Centennial EVENING Friday, December 15, 2017 7:30 PM CENTENNIAL THEATRE
A Traditional Christmas – Bell Centre Matinee Saturday, December 16, 2017 4:00 PM BELL PERFORMING ARTS CTR
A Traditional Christmas – Bell Centre Matinee Saturday, December 16, 2017 7:30 PM BELL PERFORMING ARTS CTR
A Traditional Christmas – MJ Fox Matinee Sunday, December 17, 2017 4:00 PM MICHAEL J FOX THEATRE
A Traditional Christmas – MJ Fox EVENING Sunday, December 17, 2017 7:30 PM MICHAEL J FOX THEATRE
Goh Ballet Presents: The Nutcracker @ The Centre In Vancouver For Performing Arts
Dec 14 @ 7:00 pm – Dec 19 @ 7:00 pm

Goh Ballet’s highly anticipated production of The Nutcracker, which is set to return to the stage at The Centre in Vancouver this holiday season for its ninth annual presentation.

This year’s production runs from December 14th to the 19th and features Principal Dancers Jerome Tisserand and Elizabeth Murphy from the Pacific Northwest Ballet, who will perform as the Cavalier Prince and the Sugarplum Fairy, respectively, alongside more than two hundred local and international talents.

The cast will dance to choreography by Emmy award winning dance visionary, Anna-Marie Holmes, as well as musical accompaniment by the Vancouver Opera Orchestra, which will be performing Tchaikovsky’s iconic Nutcracker Suite, under the musical direction of Conductor Leslie Dala.

From December 14th to 19th, The Nutcracker will run nightly, with matinee performances on weekends. The performances are sure to sell out, so make sure to purchase your tickets before they’re gone, to experience Goh Ballet’s beloved, traditional portrayal of
this classical masterpiece.

Looking for an extra special experience to treat yourself and gift to loved ones? For the first time this year, VIP experience packages are available for purchase, providing attendees with a prime orchestra seat, a collectable program and a Limited Edition autographed show card. What’s more, your evening will begin with a Nutcracker cast member ushering you to a pre-show champagne reception and photo opportunity with costumed dancers. Last, the night will conclude with a walk through the Kingdom of the Sugar Plum Fairy up close, as you take part in a post-show private backstage tour and a meet-and-greet with performers on stage.

Dates and Times of Performances:
December 14, 15, 18 and 19 at 7:30pm
December 16 at 2:00pm and 7:30pm
December 17 at 3:00pm and 7:30pm,

The Centre in Vancouver for Performing Arts
777 Homer Street
Vancouver, BC

For more information and to purchase tickets, visit:

A Great Big Give for A Loving Spoonful @ The Fountainhead Pub
Dec 15 all-day

Join Amelia John and the NEWS 1130 team on location at the Fountainhead Pub from 6AM-9AM, December 15th!

NEWS 1130 is proud to partner with A Loving Spoonful to present the 3rd annual The Great Big Give.

From opening to close on December 15th, NEWS 1130 and the Fountainhead Pub will work together to raise funds for A Loving Spoonful. Between 6AM-10AM, breakfast at the pub is by donation, plus proceeds from the food and drink specials ALL DAY go towards A Loving Spoonful.

Vancouver Symphony Orchestra presents Vivaldi’s Four Seasons @ Chan Centre & Massey Theatre
Dec 15 – Dec 17 all-day

The VSO’s traditional presentation of Vivaldi’s timeless classic, The Four Seasons. Philippe Quint, one of the most lyrical, elegant, and poetic violinists in the world today, will perform this enduring favourite, on the magnificent 1708 “Ruby” Stradivarius violin.

Special Performances are:

  • Friday, Dec 15, 2017 – 8:00PM – Chan Centre for the Performing Arts at UBC
  • Saturday, Dec 16, 2017 – 8:00PM – Chan Centre for the Performing Arts at UBC
  • Sunday, Dec 17, 2017 – 8:00PM – Massey Theatre8pm Chan Centre for the Performing Arts at UBC