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#Unselfie – On Giving Tuesday

There is no better way to follow Black Friday and Cyber Monday than with a global day of giving. With an estimated 30% of British Columbia’s kids in need of quality programs and care, many families have come...
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The Demise of Dumpster Diving

Last night I ate for free. Tomorrow night I will eat for free. Not to mention most of my friends will eat for free when I do too. Why? Because I went dumpster diving last night. I feasted on foods that...
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AIDS: More Work Remains

Today is World AIDS Day. Around the globe we have made great strides since AIDS was first clinically observed in 1981. Today, a young person with HIV in Canada is expected to live nearly as long as an...
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New Star Wars Trailer Released

The highly-anticipated sequel to the sci-fi trilogy from the late 70s and early 80s (and maybe also a decade or so ago, if you happen to count those) comes out December 15, 2015, so know that when you’re...
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A Time To Kill?

As the world focused its attention on the riots in Ferguson, Missouri tonight the Vancouver Police and some local “corporate media”, including the Vancouver Sun, seemed to turn a blind eye to the...
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Rock and Grohl High School

Usually when your band’s singer blows his head off the other members have the decency to fade into child-rearing obscurity but not Dave Grohl. If you’re not familiar with Dave’s previously mega-famous...
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Nobody Is Invisible

With the recent cold snap and the festive season fast approaching, it can be easy to get caught up in the rush of every day life without stopping to smell the proverbial roses and really open your eyes to your...
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Get Ready to Crawl

East Van is ramping-up for the 2014 East Side Culture Crawl. From November 20th until November 23rd the grassroots art festival, that has been running for almost two decades, will see over 400 artists open-up...