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Five great North Shore hikes for kids

Five great North Shore hikes for kids

Here are the top kid-friendly trails in North and West Vancouver, from local hiking book author Stephen Hui.
Hey, Colleague: How do you deal with toxic work environments?

Hey, Colleague: How do you deal with toxic work environments?

The current iteration of capitalism has given birth to workplaces that don't prioritize health, family, and balance. If we continue on this path, we will only drive ourselves to burnout and unhappiness.
Ask Ellie: Learn to speak up for yourself by leading with empathy

Ask Ellie: Learn to speak up for yourself by leading with empathy

Dear Ellie: I was brought up to be risk-averse, run from fights, avoid trouble/confrontation. It’s kept me self-protective. Now middle-aged, I feel somewhat like a coward… wondering if I should stand up in some situations.
Strengthening community connections through affordable housing options

Strengthening community connections through affordable housing options

Kiwanis North Shore Housing Society has helped seniors find affordable housing for over 70 years
Ask Ellie: Sexless marriage rarely only one partner's fault

Ask Ellie: Sexless marriage rarely only one partner's fault

It’s not only up to the husband to resolve whatever’s caused the wife to disengage from sex and intimacy (or vice versa)
13 recently renewed shows filming in Vancouver this spring

13 recently renewed shows filming in Vancouver this spring

The Good Doctor, The Flash, Upload and Peacemaker are just a few of the filmed-in-Vancouver TV renewals.
Backyarding has a purpose - what’s yours?

Backyarding has a purpose - what’s yours?

Determine your backyard personality type with help from the TurfMutt Foundation
Opinion: Friendships end for many reasons, including differences exposed by the COVID-19 pandemic

Opinion: Friendships end for many reasons, including differences exposed by the COVID-19 pandemic

Friendships can end for many reasons, like a betrayal of trust or changing circumstances. The pandemic has highlighted fundamental belief differences between people, which has affected relationships.
Garden to Table: Here's how to help your plants survive unseasonable cold

Garden to Table: Here's how to help your plants survive unseasonable cold

Organic composts, worm castings (poop), fungi, and mulches are a few of the garden helpers that can beat the cold.
Ask Ellie: Finding inspiration in the obituaries of strangers

Ask Ellie: Finding inspiration in the obituaries of strangers

Obituaries, sad for the families, shine a light beam on the adventures, achievements, and especially, the love a lifetime can bring to those who seek and honour it.