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The joy of giving
Science is now providing the evidence for what we have long held to be true: that it is better to give than to receive.
Marguerite du Plessis
Dec 17th, 2017
A young Iranian helps Syrian refugees adjust to Canada
A young Iranian, himself, new to Canada reaches out to help Syrian refugees settle here. But with the war in Syria, tensions between Iranians and Syrians are rising. How will he succeed?
Oct 12th, 2016
Victoria Pride Parade 2016
The Victoria Pride Parade was held on July 10, 2016, moving from Government Street to MacDonald Park. Over 100 groups and floats--including local businesses and non-profits--helped celebrate the day.
Jul 10th, 2016
After the Paris attacks, connecting with each other and ourselves
Speaking with those in Paris during the attacks and a friend from the Middle East — give human context to a terrible event.
Nov 23rd, 2015
Getting over past fears and sparking transformation
We were all surprised when she cowered behind me trembling, frozen in fear at the sight of the two girls. I gently encouraged her, while the girls stood quietly by…
Sep 21st, 2015
North Korean defector recalls her journey to freedom in new memoir
“I wanted to talk about the kind of humanity and love that was still possible between people in inhumane conditions,” says author Lucia Jang.
Nov 20th, 2014
Community Comes Together After Violent Act Leaves Family Homeless
Imagine waking up at 1am to your house on fire and the sound of your mother being beaten. That is exactly what happened to two children less than a week ago in Langley, when their father broke...
Apr 8th, 2014
Judges announce the winner of the Whistler Chef's Challenge
After an intense bout of preliminary heats on Tuesday, and a sweat inducing semi finals and finals, the winner of the Whistler Chef's Challenge has been chosen.
Nov 13th, 2013
Fancy hats and fashion with "Ladies Who Lunch"
October's Ladies Who Lunch event boasted an inspiring line-up of speakers, a glamorous audience and an audacious fashion show by Jason Matlo.
Oct 30th, 2013
Sexy Halloween costumes are okay, now let's stop mocking them!
Halloween should be a time of year that you can dress however the hell you want, without any judgement
Oct 9th, 2013