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Cocktail culture makes the old new

WHEN the dog days of summer finally arrive, we tend to look for something long and cool beyond beer, (well, occasionally), which might explain why we found ourselves tracking down a bottle of Pimm's no 1.

Gadgets make workouts smarter

When people think about getting fit and staying healthy, they usually picture themselves lifting weights in the gym, or hiking through the forest or up a mountain

Put your best foot forward on your first day

THE first day back at school is more than waking up early and dragging yourself to class. It's not about laughing about your teachers or classmates, or accidentally falling asleep.

West Van's French revolution

LOOKING from the front of the classroom at bored stares while listening to children recite the same rudimentary French vocabulary, the teacher realized something needed to change.

Mystery science fun at Cap U

COLLECTING DNA samples, examining blood splatter and investigating a murder - no, this is not a recap of Thursday night's episode of CSI; these are the activities that high school students are performing at Genome B.C.'s Geneskool summer camp.

The Zen of dog training

LAST week I wrote about how to approach a situation with a dog who may be excited, stressed or anxious. I talked about "going to neutral.

Back to school tips for teachers

IN high school, you are frequently judged by those around you. Your teachers, your friends, your enemies, and even yourself; but most people do not realize teachers are judged just the same as anybody else.

How to zap those zits

OF the top 10 things I don't miss about being a teenager, breaking out is probably number 1. Getting acne may be considered just a part of growing up, but it can still be really frustrating at the time. Recently the North Shore News sat down with Dr.

Two decades of rich living

North Shore man raises $20k for MS

Cuts for kids

Seven-year-old Riley Brown and her cousin Madison Burns, 18, get set to have their long locks lopped by stylist Rachel Norwood at Shampoo, a Dundarave hair salon. The hair will go to Eva & Co.
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