I heard about this in the news years ago but every time I walk into the Starbucks on Robson and Bidwell I am reminded of the heroic act and sacrifice made by Anthony McNaughton. In January of 2000, Tony McNaughton was the manager of the Starbucks when a man (who was the disgruntled ex-husband of […]
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A few weeks ago I wrote about it being Adoption Challenge month at the BC SPCA and I was able to stop by today with Keira and John to check out the Vancouver shelter‘s open house. I’m not sure these photos need captions, they pretty much speak for themselves. These are just a few of […]
It’s the May Long Weekend here in BC and for many that means getting the boat out of hibernation, pitching a tent for the first time this year, lazy days at the beach, and tuning into daytime TV and wondering what happened to Bob Barker. The long weekend is due to Monday being Victoria Day […]
Today we’re not only voting in the Provincial election, but British Columbians are also participating in a referendum on electoral reform. This means we can vote to change our current plurality or “first past the post” electoral process to BC-STV or “single transferable vote”. I’ve been looking for resources, I had some interview opportunities to […]
The last stop on my Circle Farm Tour last week in Harrison & Agassiz was at Canadian Hazelnut [Google Map]. A team of brothers run the family operation, growing, processing and selling a variety of hazelnut products. We got a tour of the grounds, where their dogs came out to greet us and nibble on […]