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Lessons from Japan: In aftermath of earthquake, community means survival

A former Japanese firefighter who went to Japan's quake-struck areas last March, explains what will become most important if an earthquake hits Vancouver.

What to do with your little Picasso

Where do you go if you've got a little Picasso or Emily Carr on your hands?

Celebrating the Unlympics

My first inkling of people carrying on a normal life during the Olympics came with an invitation from my neighbours to join them at their house for an evening of Rummoli. You mean, everyday life conti

Grand Opening of Mount Pleasant Community Centre

Mount Pleasant Community Centre had their Grand Opening this past weekend and the facility was jam packed. Park Board staff commented that since they opened up to the public, the centre has...

Community Centres equipped with 50" Flat-screen Plasma TVs

Community Centres equipped to become Community Living Rooms during the Olympics As the Olympics draw near, the City of Vancouver and Park Board are looking to open up the Olympic experience to...

Exploring yoga on a budget

One of the biggest barriers to experimenting with yoga is the cost: whether you’re enrolling in a regular class or buying monthly passes to a studio, yoga can put a real dent in your bank account. If...