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A view to the world outside

WHAT is a window? For most homes a window is simply cut-out in an exterior wall that allows some measure of light to enter the house while providing a view to the outside.

Banish back-talk and bad behaviour

Kids learn by watching others

Preschool adapts to working parents

AFTER 58 years of mandatory parental participation, Upper Lonsdale preschool is changing its approach to early education next September in the hopes of boosting sagging enrolment.

Green guide

Lawn Sprinkling Regulation: Until Sept. 30 sprinkling will be permitted from 4 a.m. to 9 a.m. only. Even numbered addresses may sprinkle Mondays, Wednesdays or Saturdays and odd numbered addresses on Tuesdays, Thursdays or Sundays.

A picnic for Canada Day

IF the weather gods smile on us this weekend, pack up your cooler and head to the beach for a good old-fashioned picnic.

Students return from UN summit

STUDENTS from a North Vancouver Montessori school got a chance to walk the halls of power at the United Nations headquarters in New York in May.

Enough with the pit bull fear-mongering

I do believe I've had enough of the prejudiced attitudes towards pit bulls, or towards any breed of dog that resembles them. They are, after all, just a dog.

What's going on for seniors

ARTS, CRAFTS, MUSIC AND ENTERTAINMENT Quilting: Wednesdays, 10 a.m.-noon at Parkgate Community Centre, 3625 Banff Court, North Vancouver. Free. Info: 604-983-6362 or

Paws for a Cause: sign up now

REGISTRATION is open for the 2012 Scotiabank & BC SPCA Paws for a Cause walk taking place Sept. 9 in 35 communities throughout B.C.
Do it right: tour wine country this summer

Do it right: tour wine country this summer

HARD to believe, perhaps, but the summer wine touring season is now firmly upon us.
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