Joseph Boltrukiewicz Feed http://www.vancouverobserver.com/contributor_content/6786 en When veganism doesn't improve health http://www.vancouverobserver.com/food/2012/01/11/when-veganism-doesnt-improve-health Advocates of a vegan diet promise boundless health and vitality. But for some, veganism doesn't seem to have a healing effect. <p><a href="http://www.vancouverobserver.com/food/2012/01/11/when-veganism-doesnt-improve-health" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Food alternative treatments diet food healing Medicinal food nutrition Raw Diet raw food Vegan vegans Thu, 12 Jan 2012 03:18:00 +0000 Joseph Boltrukiewicz 10299 at http://www.vancouverobserver.com Fortune-telling traditions of St. Andrew's Day http://www.vancouverobserver.com/people/2011/12/01/fortune-telling-traditions-st-andrews-day There's mystery about what the future holds, but no mystery about why the Nov. 30 tradition is so popular.<p><a href="http://www.vancouverobserver.com/people/2011/12/01/fortune-telling-traditions-st-andrews-day" target="_blank">read more</a></p> People east europe folk traditions fortune telling St. Andrew's Day wax pouring Fri, 02 Dec 2011 15:37:00 +0000 Joseph Boltrukiewicz 9848 at http://www.vancouverobserver.com COPE's Tim Louis, Ellen Woodsworth and RJ Aquino remain positive on election night defeat: photos http://www.vancouverobserver.com/politics/2011/11/20/copes-tim-louis-ellen-woodsworth-and-rj-aquino-remain-positive-election-night 2011 Vancouver Municipal Election: COPE's big names get no seats, but remain hopeful about changing the city. Politics 2011 Vancouver municipal elections COPE East Vancouver Sun, 20 Nov 2011 17:55:00 +0000 Joseph Boltrukiewicz 9631 at http://www.vancouverobserver.com Colony Farm Habitat Enhancement Project, Port Coquitlam: A natural joy http://www.vancouverobserver.com/blogs/beautifulbc/2011/11/13/colony-farm-habitat-enhancement-project-port-coquitlam-natural-joy Colony Farm, a place of relaxation for many people in the Tri-City area of Coquitlam, Port Coquitlam and Port Moody, is a green, ecologically healthy area about 20 minutes from Vancouver. It's now...<p><a href="http://www.vancouverobserver.com/blogs/beautifulbc/2011/11/13/colony-farm-habitat-enhancement-project-port-coquitlam-natural-joy" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Beautiful BC Environment BC Canada Colony Farm Habitat Enhancement Project Coquitlam River port coquitlam Port Mann Bridge Port Moody Wilson Farm Mon, 14 Nov 2011 13:45:00 +0000 Joseph Boltrukiewicz 9518 at http://www.vancouverobserver.com Painting the Drive http://www.vancouverobserver.com/blogs/artsbeat/2011/10/29/painting-drive "The Drive" is another name for Commercial Drive, a popular street in Vancouver in the middle, sort of, of Vancouver's Italian, Portuguese and Brazilian communities. The street has&nbsp; charm and...<p><a href="http://www.vancouverobserver.com/blogs/artsbeat/2011/10/29/painting-drive" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Arts Beat Photography art Commercial Drive murals painting Vancouver Sun, 30 Oct 2011 04:47:00 +0000 Joseph Boltrukiewicz 9283 at http://www.vancouverobserver.com Autumn beauty: photo essay http://www.vancouverobserver.com/photography/2011/10/27/autumn-beauty-photo-essay The fall time is really about colours. They change daily, as the fall time progresses. But is it only the colours that deserve special attention? There's more fruits and veggies on the farm... Photography farm markets spider webs veggies Fri, 28 Oct 2011 01:04:00 +0000 Joseph Boltrukiewicz 9258 at http://www.vancouverobserver.com Occupy Vancouver rally at the gallery http://www.vancouverobserver.com/world/2011/10/15/occupy-vancouver-rally-gallery <p><a href="http://www.vancouverobserver.com/world/2011/10/15/occupy-vancouver-rally-gallery" target="_blank">read more</a></p> World BC water privatization HST Occupy Wall Street Occupy World OccupyVancouver OWS VAG Sun, 16 Oct 2011 13:55:00 +0000 Joseph Boltrukiewicz 9096 at http://www.vancouverobserver.com Travelling Elaho River Valley http://www.vancouverobserver.com/blogs/beautifulbc/2011/05/27/travelling-elaho-river-valley Heading up Sea-to-Sky Highway 99 north past Squamish, the first major intersection and left turnoff leads to Squamish River Valley and then, farther beyond, to Elaho River Valley. Elaho is the right...<p><a href="http://www.vancouverobserver.com/blogs/beautifulbc/2011/05/27/travelling-elaho-river-valley" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Beautiful BC Travel BC Canada elaho river squamish river Vancouver Sat, 28 May 2011 11:58:00 +0000 Joseph Boltrukiewicz 7438 at http://www.vancouverobserver.com Vancouver Aboriginal Friendship Centre ceremony for deceased http://www.vancouverobserver.com/city/photography/2011/05/15/vancouver-aboriginal-friendship-centre-ceremony-deceased Vancouver Aboriginal Friendship Centre recently hosted a powwow dedicated to the memory of a community member who&nbsp; passed away. The Centre helps First Nations people to make a transition into...<p><a href="http://www.vancouverobserver.com/city/photography/2011/05/15/vancouver-aboriginal-friendship-centre-ceremony-deceased" target="_blank">read more</a></p> World Photography City aboriginal centre Canada First Nations Haida Matsqui Nishga'a pow-wow Squamish Vancouver Aboriginal Friendship Centre Mon, 16 May 2011 04:15:00 +0000 Joseph Boltrukiewicz 7278 at http://www.vancouverobserver.com Springtime in Colony Farm, Port Coquitlam http://www.vancouverobserver.com/blogs/outside/2011/05/09/springtime-colony-farm-port-coquitlam The signs of spring are clearly visible in Colony Farm. The history of Colony Farm dates back to 1904, when the Essondale mental health facility acquired 1,000 acres of arable land and wetlands....<p><a href="http://www.vancouverobserver.com/blogs/outside/2011/05/09/springtime-colony-farm-port-coquitlam" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Life Outside Outdoors BC colony farm frogs croaking horsetail port coquitlam Tue, 10 May 2011 12:22:00 +0000 Joseph Boltrukiewicz 7245 at http://www.vancouverobserver.com