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Canadian Body Shop founder Margot Franssen puts financial force behind Canadian Women's Foundation
When asked if she always wanted to be in business, the founder and former president of Body Shop Canada, Margot Franssen laughs and says no. She was a party girl in high school, she says,and after...
Mar 6th, 2012
Vancouver First Nations DTES smudge ceremony
Vancouver’s First Nations peoples have always held ceremonies calling all people to come together to connect with themselves, each other, Mother Earth and the Great Spirit.
Jun 19th, 2010
On the Second Day of the 2010 Olympic Games, Hundreds Join the March for Missing and Murdered Women in Vancouver's Downtown Eastside
It was Valentine’s Day and hundreds spent it in the Women’s Memorial March downtown to honour the memory of the women from the Downtown Eastside who die each year due to violent physical, mental,...
Feb 14th, 2010