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Time to shine

Gerry Simons shines up his 1929 Ford Model A coupe in preparation for the 10th annual North Shore Antique, Collector, Hot Rod and Custom show taking place Sunday, Aug. 28, 1-4 p.m.
PHOTOS: Street Style

PHOTOS: Street Style

Corny off-the-cob treats

Everybody loves corn on the cob, but when our B.C. corn is in season why not try something a bit different? Here are three recipes that showcase corn's amazing flavour and sweetness. To remove corn kernels from the cob, remove husks and silk.

Dinosaurs are in our gardens

Some people call me a ranter with nothing better to do than criticize all that is good with the world. Let's consider what some people consider "right in the world" as related to the world of gardening and the environment.

Plan ahead to avoid the morning rush

An average morning in many households will see parents trying: - to wrestle two-year-old Justin into his clothing, - to help eight-year-old Melissa find her backpack, - to stay cool while eleven-year-old Nicola decides what to wear, and - to get sixt

Raise a glass to summer

Here is a quick and easy idea for your next dinner party. These little edible floral cubes can be made early in the day or the night before your event. Remember to fill the water in three stages for best results.

Contest puts local wildlife in focus

The B.C. SPCA wants yours photos for their upcoming Wildlife-In-Focus photography contest.
Beyond the greasy spoon in Tofino

Beyond the greasy spoon in Tofino

IT used to be that a trip to any of B.C.'s top summer vacation spots meant small-town, greasy spoon diners or campfire food.

Green guide

Nourish Your Community: Too much fruit on your trees? If you have a hard time eating all of your fruit, don't let it go to waste. Donate it.

Pioneers led B.C. wine to credibility

FEW WOULD ARGUE. One individual who's done more than most to build a successful B.C. wine industry is Sumac Ridge founder Harry McWatters, who established B.C.'s first estate winery - in Summerland, in 1979.
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