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Teens need early training for workplace

WHEN we talk about teens and young adults today we are not very kind. They are entitled, they are lazy, and they are unprofessional. The list goes on. Complaining about kids is not new. Many generations of adults has agonized over its young adults.

Lack of pesticide ban booed

I feel safer today thanks to the work of the Province of British Columbia's parliamentary committee and their inquiry into the feasibility of a province-wide ban on the cosmetic use of pesticides.

Green Guide

North Shore Green Market: A showcase of local Canadian made products, unique foods, art, jewelry and entertainment Saturdays, 10 a.m.-3 p.m. at Maplewood Farm, 405 Seymour River Pl., North Vancouver. Info:

Food calendar

Lonsdale Quay Farmers' Market will run every Saturday from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. until Oct. 27 at the East Plaza, 123 Carrie Cates Court, North Vancouver. There will be traditional and organic produce, prepared food vendors, crafters and more. Info: www.
Creative design makes small space functional

Creative design makes small space functional

DO you have a design dilemma? Are you faced with a small space and no idea how to make it functional for an office? This is a problem many homeowners face when designing a home office.

Sun signals 'appy' hour

YAY! The sunny weather is here and it's time to invite friends over for margaritas and Tex-Mex appies on the patio.

Young artist of the week

LUCA JACOE, 8, COVE CLIFF ELEMENTARY Art teachers: Susan Thompson and Mark Holland Favourite art: cartooning Favourite artist: Charlie Harper Her teachers write: Luca demonstrates her creative and inventive abilities through art making.

Airport bar offers a comfy cocktail hour

AS kids, many of us loved spotting planes overhead, imagining the passengers headed off to far-flung destinations, where they would visit museums, tour ancient ruins, or swing in a sun-faded hammock under a palapa.

Taxi program phase-out requires second look

ONE of the more enjoyable parts of my job is scheduling speakers for a monthly meeting for agencies that provide services to seniors.

Foundation aims to build bridges

Pacific Bipolar Foundation hopes to become a provincial resource
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