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Healthy holiday eating tips from professional fitness model, Victoria Lindsay

Looking to stay trim this holiday season? Professional Fitness model Victoria Lindsay shares her healthy eating tips.

Snow in Vancouver: photos

It was a cold but beautiful snow day in Vancouver, when winter decided to finally pay the city a visit. Even a thin layer of snow can cause disarray here, so main streets and busy sidewalks were...

Are high heels unhealthy?

They're tall, they're gorgeous, and they're a necessity. Thanks to celebrities, high heels have been appropriated for everyday wear. No longer are they reserved for special occasions. Rather, with...

Two wheel zeal: why biking beats driving

I love living in Vancouver. One of the first things I did when I moved here was sell my car.  Living and working downtown, my once beloved Honda Civic became more of a nuisance...

YMCA downtown has a new building, but same commitment to community

It may look completely different on the outside, but the newly reopened YMCA on Burrard Street retains the community ethos of the old facility.