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Shaw WideOpen Internet 150: How We Stay Connected

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“Are you two texting each other?” a server might playfully ask John and I as we enjoy a dinner out at a local restaurant. We are a very connected couple, however when we’re together and on our phones we’re usually fact checking our conversations, adding to our in-person interaction by briefly referencing an online source. […]

Miss604 Wins Variety International Media Award

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I am very honoured to announce that Miss604 has won an international media award from Variety – The Children’s Charity. The award recognizes the outstanding contribution of a media supporter to one of the 42 chapters worldwide, and Miss604 was selected earlier this month at the Variety World Conference in Jersey, UK for my support […]

Lynn Canyon Photowalk

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I’ve done the surprise party and the pub nights, I’ve hosted friends and family for dinner, and I’ve collected my free birthday beverages at local coffee shops but when 2016 rolled around I wanted to share what I love with some of the people I love the most in this world. For my birthday this […]

Travel Tips for the Holidays

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You haven’t truly lived until you’ve spent the night on the floor of the Denver airport. Circumnavigated by vacuum cleaners, trying to sleep while lights shine at full blast, and with the chatter of a 24-hour news channel hovering on a television above your head. How about pairing that with two cancelled flights, a rental […]

Remembering Fred Latremouille

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My mom’s old Pontiac had the best radio. Big buttons, a smooth turning dial, and an 8-track player where she slotted in a cassette converter. There were many trips to school and places like Surrey Place Mall that were soundtracked by the voices of Fred and Cathy on CFUN, where the two hosted a morning […]

Mark Kleiner Power Trio at Fox Cabaret in Vancouver

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Mark Kleiner photo by Garth Murphy Mark Kleiner could write the definitive guide to being in a indie glam rock band in Vancouver in the 1990s and it would be something far more insightful and entertaining than a BuzzFeed-esque mega list with animated GIFs — although his bright orange Wally’s Burgers t-shirt would have to […]