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WV tea merchant celebrates India

WV tea merchant celebrates India

We didn't know where to begin. A three-tier serving dish filled with a host of sweet and savoury delicacies, each infused with a variety of aromatic Indian teas, had arrived in front of each of us and we were overwhelmed.

Laundry room redefined

THE laundry room today is a far cry from the cramped basement afterthought that so often defined the washer/dryer space of yore

Eighth-graders visit national parks for free

Every Grade 8 student in Canada is receiving a free pass to any Parks Canada-administered national park or national historic site.

Food calendar

Summer Wine Themed Dinners: Wine luminary Kurtis Kolt will lead a celebration of summery wines and matching food pairings at Beachside Forno, 1362 Marine Dr., West Vancouver.

Kids' stuff

Red Cross Babysitter in a Day: An interactive course for youth ages 11-15 July 21, 25, Aug. 3, 9, 12 and 17, 9: 30 a.m.-4 p.m. at St. Andrew's United Church, 1044 St. George's Ave., North Vancouver.


Stormwater is water from rain, snow and melted ice

Book sales support Japanese relief effort

WHEN earthquakes devastated Japan last March the aftershocks were felt all the way in North Vancouver.
Sunshine in the Okanagan

Sunshine in the Okanagan

AFTER weeks of Vancouver's spongy, puddly summer, the sight of a few cumulus clouds smudged through blue sky over Lake Okanagan hardly merits a second look. Except to marvel at how they are reflected in the sparkling water.

Young Artist of the week

Art teacher: Teresa Anton-Marlowe Favourite art: Acrylic painting Favourite artist: Alex Gray Her teacher writes: Avesta is a talented young artist who loves to incorporate vivid colours in her compositions. Her latest work is bold and graphic.


Rethinking outdoor cooking