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Summer birds settle in at Maplewood

Summer birds settle in at Maplewood

VISITORS to the shores of Burrard Inlet, like Maplewood Conservation Area's Osprey Point, enjoy many wonderful sounds like singing eagles, chirping ospreys and the cries of gulls.

Summer's bounty makes meal planning a breeze

EATING five smaller meals each day becomes much easier with summer's affordable bounty of fresh produce, which is great because eating regularly encourages a healthy metabolism and discourages weight gain, mood swings and mid-day sluggishness.

Now we can order wine from afar - or can we?

BIG news in the BC wine world this past week. Victoria announced that B.C. will allow its residents to bring in unlimited amounts of Canadian wine for personal consumption from other provinces free of the usual B.C.

Summer heat is a serious concern for canines

AFTER the wet and grey June we just had this burst of heat and sun is a blessing that everyone can appreciate - even my dogs! They are lounging in the direct sun, even sleeping with the 30 degree rays beating down on them.
Faces to remember

Faces to remember


What's going on for seniors

NOTICES Seniors Wellness Park: Parkgate Community Centre health and lifestyle consultants will be at Parkgate Park, North Vancouver providing orientations on how to effectively use the Seniors Wellness Park equipment Mondays, 10: 30 a.m.-12: 30 p.m.

West Van woman comes into her own

Gwynn McLintock shares memories of coming of age

Personality may matter in finance

EVEN the closest relationships suffer from time to time when one person doesn't recognize or respond to the other's personality

Moores kicks off suit drive

A CANADIAN MEN'S CLOTHING STORE WANTS THE SHIRT OFF YOUR BACK. If you don't mind, they'd also like your shoes, belt, suit jacket and tie. Don't forget the pants.

From the U.K. to Mongolia with a slight chance of death

THE car is a decade-old subcompact hatchback. The engine power is roughly equivalent to six fairly good lawnmowers.