Cathi Atmadjaja

Cathi Atmadjaja completed her MA from SFU in International Studies: Psycholinguistics, and is a graduate student at UBC, aiming towards a MSc in Speech Language Pathology and being clinically certified from CASLPA. She currently works as a Behavioural Interventionist for autistic children and, having lived abroad in Jakarta, Los Angeles, Nice, Heidelberg, Yokohama and most recently Taipei, has distilled a socio-cultural fragment of each country within her.

Winter Homelessness Response by Mayor Gregor Robertson

"The spirit of compassion and generosity is strong," Mayor Gregor Robertson says of inter-faith efforts to help end homelessness.

VPD Demonstrates Prevention of Vehicle Break-Ins During Christmas Shopping Sprees

Worst case scenario: You return to your vehicle only to find the windows shattered and all of your Christmas gift purchases vanished. It doesn’t mean that remembering to lock your doors will do the...

Woodwards Heritage Building Brought Back to Life with $1.49 Day Tuesdays at Nesters

It’s not surprising that this Heritage Building, which once sat derelict after bankruptcy in 1993, opens its doors on a Tuesday at 8 AM For those that remember the $1.49-day-jingle, it’s no longer a...

Capoeira: An Afro-Brazilian Martial Arts Dance and 'Cultural Manifestation' Breaks Race and Gender Barriers

Capoeiristas blend ritual, aerial and floor acrobatics with fluid dance flexibility into their martial arts movements. Capoeira (/ˌkæpɵˈɛrə/) is something more than just a sport. It is a ‘cultural...

Harley Davidson Motorcycle Ride with Santa and What You Didn't Know About a Harley

“Harley riders have a lifestyle and a mental picture that differentiates them from other riders. It’s more an attitude as they see their motorcycle because it’s a Harley, not just a transportation...

Afro-Caribbean Music Continues in Surrey with the Heros Band of BC

“Our songs are mainly about love, unity, peace and freedom,” says Elijah Onosemuode, lead singer about  his band, Heros Band of BC. Another member of Heros Band named Victor Lado notes, "The...

Vancouver Olympics Could Be Canada's Most Watched Sport Event Ever: Poll; CFL's Lumsden Set for Bobsleigh Season Debut: Today's Olympic Roundup

Here is today's Olympic Roundup: St-Pierre spectacular, but Canada loses to midget AAA team: From the women's hockey team, St. Pierre of Châteauguay, Quebec made 47 saves but it wasn't enough ending...

Stop the Closure of the Stanley Park Farmyard

What you can do to help is to email your Parks Board Commissioners as well as City Council to stop this closure from happening. Two months' leniency is needed for staff at the farmyard to gather more...

Free Coffee Tomorrow Morning as Waves Opens New (Olympic Ready) Coffee House on Howe Street

Wake up bright and early tomorrow morning at 7 AM to get your free 12oz brewed coffee at the new Waves Coffee House location Downtown. Waves' eighteenth location will open tomorrow, Tuesday December...

Kucera to Start Rehab and Local Downhill Specialist Clocks New Time: Today's Olympic Roundup

Here are the top stories for today's Olympic Roundup: Kucera to Start Rehab ASAP, Eyes Post-Olympics: Despite this Calgary native's fractures on his left leg, skiing's world downhill champion John...