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Bite of White Rock 2012

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It’s a gloomy time of year around the Lower Mainland in terms of weather and holiday prospects but thanks to food festivals and events, things are looking up. While Dine Out Vancouver includes restaurants from West Vancouver to Burnaby, the City of White Rock is hosting their 6th annual Bite of White Rock featuring multi-course, […]

YWCA Women of Distinction Awards 2012: Nominations Open

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Nominations are now open for the 2012 YWCA Women of Distinction Awards. I am pleased to return, for the third year, as exclusive Social Media Sponsor of this event that honors amazing local women who excel and inspire in various fields. Connecting the Community 2011: Saleema Noon, iGirl Empowerment Workshops. Photo credit: John Bollwitt. This […]

Boundary Bay Snowy Owls

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A few weeks ago, arctic-dwelling Snowy Owls migrated to Boundary Bay (bordered by Surrey to the East and Delta to the West). These birds are on BC’s Endangered Species list under a code “blue” which means they are “considered to be of Special Concern (formerly Vulnerable) in British Columbia. Blue-listed taxa are at risk, but […]

BC Health Service Locator App

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The BC Ministry of Health has recently launched a free mobile application that helps residents locate their nearest health services. I took a quick spin around the BC Health Service Locator and did a search for something I had to find before. I looked for the travel clinic I found last February when I needed […]

Anti-Bullying Film Contest For Youth

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The City of Surrey, RCMP, and CUPE 402 have partnered to host a youth film contest that will highlight the issue of bullying. Students between the ages of 14 and 18 are invited to put together a 30-second or 60-second clip about why they believe bullying must stop. Photo credit: Eddie~S on Flickr From the […]