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North Vancouver family finds new 'normal'

- Juvenile Diabetes Research Foundation Ride for Diabetes Research, Friday, Sept. 23, at 10 a.m.-3 p.m. at Georgia Street Plaza, Vancouver Art Gallery. Info: www.jdrf.ca/ ride.

Banker shows support for cause

- North Shore Kidney Run, Sunday, Sept. 25, Ambleside Park, West Vancouver. Participants can choose an 8/5/2.5-kilometre course. A kids run is also scheduled. Registration: 8 a.m. Run/walk: 9 a.m. Info: www.northshorekidneyrun.ca.
Beautiful basics define debut

Beautiful basics define debut

LET'S face it; we all want to buy local, but sometimes, especially when it comes to fashion, that just isn't possible. Ladies need variety, and quite often we turn to the runways of London, Paris and New York for our inspiration.
PHOTOS: The Porsche you want

PHOTOS: The Porsche you want

Common household items do double duty

Common household items do double duty

I always find that the best ideas come from friends and family. Whenever an idea comes my way I try to remember to write it down and keep it in a file. There is something nice about reusing household gadgets for getting a task done.

Take a look at what's in that book bag

Every year i become aware of articles and television items about kids' backpacks

A bounty of apples

TO me one of the great joys of autumn is going to a farmer's market, buying a big bag of fresh B.C. apples and taking a huge bite of crisp, sweet perfection

Food calendar

National Family Dinner Night: M&M Meat Shops invites Canadians to turn off all their electronic devices and enjoy an unplugged dinner with family and friends Thursday, Sept. 15. Register your participation at www. nationalfamilydinnernight.

Fall: it's time to wash off summer's grime

YOUR Great Canadian Roadtrip is all wrapped up now. You saw the world's largest Ukrainian Easter egg, you listened to your iPod's roadtrip playlist 1,146 times, and your car has 13 levels of dirt, one for each province and territory.

Nolan Boyd, 10, Irwin Park elementary

Art teacher: Stephanie Owen Favourite art: drawing Favourite artist: Dad His teacher writes: Nolan is a talented artist. His work shows excellent colour choice and attention to detail.