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It was time to put the apron on again

McHappy Day is a one-day event in support of Ronald McDonald House Charities and other local children’s charities. This year the McDonalds on Barnet Hwy, Coquitlam and Ottawa Street in Port Coquitlam chose to give part of their proceeds to KidSportTri-Cities. For those who know me well, KidSportTri-Cities is a local charity that is close […]

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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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