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Top Vancouver events Feb 9-15: music, love and politics

Looking for romantic ideas for your Valentine's Day date? Sorry, this isn't the blog for you. We've compiled a list of some of the ideas you won't find anywhere else. Besides, who needs chocolates...

Farm life stories appeal to urban, rural, liberal, conservative

Stories about farm life, family and community on Salt Spring Island are a poignant and funny read, even for those with no interest or experience in agriculture.

Author opens up about social work, meeting the mayor and the literary life

Vancouver author Michael Christie talks about his social work experiences and on meeting Mayor Gregor Robertson to accept his book prize.

Top Vancouver events: Drink, heckle politicians and have an eco-celebration

Stuck on what to do in Vancouver this weekend? From the Chinese New Year parade to political lectures, BeeVancity has it all.

Top Vancouver events Jan 19-22: Arts events galore

From the PuSh Festival to Design Nerd Jam, this week is filled with events for the arts crowd in Vancouver.

The Modern Thinker

Partial cover image of The Modern Thinker: Timeless Ideas, Inspiration, and Hope for the 21 st Century

BookNet Canada's November bestseller lists

Here's a run-down of all the bestselling books from November.

‘Living the Life of your Dreams’ says how you can have it all

Living the Life of Your Dreams by Marilyn Tam, a former fortune 500 CEO and former Nike executive, shares insights into a questions that many people ask themselves: how to achieve success, without...

A sneak peek at Saturday Night Live and substance abuse

Darrell Hammond reveals that he was once taken from the studio in a strait jacket.

BookNet Canada's October bestseller lists

Aren't books just great? If you're not going to enter our Black Rock Resort Contest (which we fully believe you should) and can't afford to book even the most affordable of vacations, here's a list...