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The middle of things: your numerology cycles for June 1–15

We have finally reached the middle of things (cycle-wise), what Carl Jung referred to as “neti, neti”—neither this or that.

Taylor Swift meets Canadian Prime Minister

OTTAWA - Singer Taylor Swift accepts the book "The Maple Leaf Forever: A Celebration of Canadian Symbols" as a gift from Prime Minister Stephen Harper and his daughter Rachel. The Prime...

Meryl Streep says being a celebrity taught her to hide

Meryl Streep, speaking today at the Barnard College commencement in Manhattan, told graduates that..."If you are touched by the success fairy you are duty-bound to spread what you know around like...

Sea animals only guests in Ucuelet aquarium

Marine biologists from University of Victoria staff the Ucuelet aquarium a breath away from the sea. This is just a photographic teaser to the story I'm working on now about my weekend in Ucuelet as

Emmanuelle Vaugier cast alongside Piper Perabo in new USA Network series 'Covert Affairs'

Stunning actor Emmanuelle Vaugier has been cast alongside Piper Perabo in the new USA Network crime series ‘Covert Affairs’, currently shooting in Toronto.

Full of temptation: your numerology cycles for May 16–31

The darling month of May continues to be full of temptation to abandon duty and go looking for forbidden fruit.

TwitLit, dangerous older women, Pixar comes to town and more...

It's been a curious week in the tech world with Google worried about older women, a Twitter-based book club, Pixar animating Vancouverm free music from a Canadian folk-rock legend and more...

W2 connects with world in GloNet/Future Everything Conference

The Globally Networked Event (GloNet)at the W2 Storyeum focused on open data and social inclusion, spanning five time zones with live and virtual speakers who created a dialogue between Vancouver, C

What does faith mean to you?

As humans, we are a magnificent complexity made up of many dimensions of energy. One of these dimensions has been called many names: Creator, the Great Mystery, the spirits, the sacred, all that is,...

Launch of the Backyard Bounty Collective

The Backyard Bounty Collective is pleased to announce their official launch: Meet and eat with City Hall Councilors and Vancouver’s 4 newest “farmpreneurs”, and celebrate what is possible in...