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J4J at Deep Cove’s Annual Winter Sale

Deep Cove Outdoors is famous amongst its customers for their annual winter blowout sale. The big day is Thursday, November 21 from 9am to 9pm at 352 Lynn Avenue, North Vancouver. They have invited Jackets for Jasper to be part of their open house in the evening, and so we will be there.

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Pop-up Shop in Roberts Creek!

We are excited to be holding a pop-up shop in Roberts Creek on Sunday November 16th. We're bringing all the jackets we can squash into our truck!

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Choosing Fabric Colours... in the Dark!

Have you ever had to pick a colour to paint a room? Or select the shirt that would best go with your pants? We've all had occasion to pick a colour for one thing or another... but all the colours we've selected for our jackets were chosen in the dark!

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A Little Goes a Long Way

Thanks to the generosity of a few special J4J supporters, we went to Nepal this past spring with three "iPhone 3"s and $140... along with instructions from the donors to "do something good". We tried our best and wanted to share with you how a little can go a really long way in Nepal.

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To Nepal and Back Again

You might think we've been in hibernation for the last half year or so... but we've actually been very busy behind the scenes. In April, we went to Nepal and reconnected with our friends and the families we're helping to support - and most importantly, we finally met Rajan, our manufacturer, and little Jasper!

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Leaving… On a Jet Plane…

We're going to Nepal! This Friday! We're hoping to bring a second hand smart phone and lap top computer to provide our friends internet access.
And we'd like to bring back photos, videos and stories: what do you want to know?!

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2014/15 Samples Are On Their Way!

As we make our plans for Autumn 2014, we want your feedback on some changes to our jackets styles and fit and a new product. We are still looking for some more “opinionated try-er on-ers” to check out the new items when they come in next week. Would you like to be the first to see and comment on our Round 1 samples?

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Dam!

With all the black-outs in Kathmandu and the virtual lack of electricity in Resmi’s village and the region where Kamal runs his lodge, we have learned to care a lot about dams in Nepal. When all your power comes from hydro-electricity, a 9-month dry season really puts a dent in the power supply.
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The End is Nigh….

Is it really March?! Spring is definitely in the air here on the West Coast, and that means that we will be officially wrapping up our season on March 16th. Only 19 jackets left…

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The Last of the Season…a Few ‘New’ Colours

A very late-arriving shipment had some new men’s colours in medium and small, and royal purple women’s jackets in all sizes. Almost all our remaining 2013/14 stock is now at Deep Cove Outdoors, with just a very few on our web store.

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