In the Community

Shoe Drive for Ruben's Shoes

Posted on Jun 20, 2018 in In the Community

Cleaning out your closet this summer? I'll pick up your unwanted shoes!


As most of you know, I am part of an organization called Ruben's Shoes. We collect gently used shoes and ship them to people in need around the world. In some countries like the Dominican Republic, without shoes kids can't go to school.

To date, Ruben's Shoes has collected and sh...

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Ruben's Ruckus Kids Obstacle Event

Posted on May 31, 2018 in In the Community

The first annual Ruben's Ruckus was on Saturday, May 12th 2018 at Coquitlam's Town Centre Park. Over 300 kids showed up and ran through 3km of obstacles all while raising funds for Ruben's Shoes!


The day was a massive success and the event saw over 150 volunteers, 1,000 spectators and brought in over $55,000 with all proceeds benefiting Ruben's Shoe...

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Holiday Activities in Burnaby

Posted on Dec 01, 2017 in In the Community

Dave Masson - Holiday in Burnaby

December is here which means there are loads of holiday activities happening around the city. If you're looking to get festive this month but want to stay close to home, I've put together a list of my favourite things that are happening right here in Burnaby that will be sure to get you into the holiday spirit.

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Edmonds Festival of Lights

Posted on Nov 18, 2017 in In the Community


Kick off the holiday season this Saturday November 25th at the Edmonds Festival of Lights! Enjoy hot chocolate, festive food and activities the whole family will enjoy, including entertainment from local artists Stephan Scaccia and Rainshadow with drummer Terry Carter.

Watch as they light the massive Edmonds Christmas tree at 5:00pm and then head ov...

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Thanksgiving Weekend in Burnaby 

Posted on Oct 06, 2017 in In the Community

Things to do in Burnaby on Thanksgiving long weekend 2017

Hello long weekend! Wondering what to do this sunny Thanksgiving weekend in Burnaby? I've put together a list of my top local activities for you to check out!


Don't miss one of the last Burnaby farmers markets of the season. Shop for local organic produce or grab lunch at one of the many prepared food vendors or food t...

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North Burnaby Gyms

Posted on Aug 07, 2017 in In the Community

Burnaby top fitness facilities and gyms

I find that a common thing that buyers consider when purchasing a new home is its proximity to recreation facilities, parks and local gyms. Being a fitness enthusiast myself, I wanted to share my insight on my favorite gyms in Brentwood and the surrounding North Burnaby area.

Steve Nash Fitness World - Brentwood

I’ve been a member at Steve Nash for...

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