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Pampering pets on the go

IT'S no secret that North Shore residents love their pets, and now they have a convenient way to show it. Aussie Pet Mobile offers dogs and cats in the community pampering treatments, all in the comfort of a Mercedes-Benz Sprinter van.

Marcuse embraces a global view

Long time West Vancouver resident Judith Marcuse has been elected a Senior Fellow of Ashoka International. Ashoka International is a global association for the world's leading social entrepreneurs.
WV tea merchant celebrates India

WV tea merchant celebrates India

We didn't know where to begin. A three-tier serving dish filled with a host of sweet and savoury delicacies, each infused with a variety of aromatic Indian teas, had arrived in front of each of us and we were overwhelmed.

Laundry room redefined

THE laundry room today is a far cry from the cramped basement afterthought that so often defined the washer/dryer space of yore

Eighth-graders visit national parks for free

Every Grade 8 student in Canada is receiving a free pass to any Parks Canada-administered national park or national historic site.

Food calendar

Summer Wine Themed Dinners: Wine luminary Kurtis Kolt will lead a celebration of summery wines and matching food pairings at Beachside Forno, 1362 Marine Dr., West Vancouver.

Kids' stuff

Red Cross Babysitter in a Day: An interactive course for youth ages 11-15 July 21, 25, Aug. 3, 9, 12 and 17, 9: 30 a.m.-4 p.m. at St. Andrew's United Church, 1044 St. George's Ave., North Vancouver.


Stormwater is water from rain, snow and melted ice

Book sales support Japanese relief effort

WHEN earthquakes devastated Japan last March the aftershocks were felt all the way in North Vancouver.
Sunshine in the Okanagan

Sunshine in the Okanagan

AFTER weeks of Vancouver's spongy, puddly summer, the sight of a few cumulus clouds smudged through blue sky over Lake Okanagan hardly merits a second look. Except to marvel at how they are reflected in the sparkling water.