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Join the Choir (or not!)

Yule Duel, British Columbia’s largest outdoor caroling competition has returned to Gastown!  I heard about it for the first time last year after friends of mine talked about “singing Christmas Carols for a cause”. A previous commitment prevented me from going but I wasn’t about to miss it again this year.  Yesterday, I took my […]

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Women Influencers Awards

Celebrating the unsung heroes

One could think, considering the date, that this blog post is about with the brave men and women who have served in the wars and who don’t make the headlines. In truth as I write I am thinking about the recent event, the Women’s Collaborative Hub (WCH) where ‘unsung heroes’ was an appropriate and well used term. Last […]

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A tour worth taking

Friday Sept 29 was the discovery of Metro Vancouver’s summer Asian food destination, the Richmond Night Market. Hundreds of different street-style gourmet eats, which included everything from classic dim sum to Asian-style tacos, bubble tea, K–yangneom to deep fried cheesecake, and much more. Richmond, a suburb of Vancouver, has a very large Asian population whose active community started a […]

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Footwear can be so much more than it’s basic function

On Wednesday July 12th, I attended the first annual Ruben’s Summer Social at Orrange Restaurant and Bar, an event which helped Ruben’s Shoes meet their fundraising goal of $16,000. The money raised goes straight to the operations of Centro Educativo Toribio in the Dominican Republic which provides education to over 160 students divided into 12 classrooms. I’ve […]

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Stripper parody and improv anyone?

I’ve never been to a strip club nor a strip show! Raised in a small town of France, my friend’s bachelorette parties could be considered more low key compared to those in North America which means that I haven’t had the opportunity to enjoy some « exotic » entertainment. The Comic Strippers shows coming up in Coquitlam […]

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