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Marrying the Family at VIFF


Tuesday, September 13th, 2016 — 12:44pm PDT
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Comedy is alive and well at the 35th Vancouver International Film Festival (“VIFF”), where you’ll find screenwriter/star Taylor Hill’s latest satire, Marrying the Family. I had the chance to chat with Hill ahead of her previous VIFF hit, Leap 4 Your Life back in 2013, and I’ve followed up three years later to find out […]

David Wilson at Kimoto Gallery


Wednesday, September 7th, 2016 — 1:34pm PDT
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Lush evergreens, waves lapping at a pebbly beach, snow capped peaks, are all images that would make any local homesick for the Pacific Northwest. However, the soaked streets, glistening reflections from headlights and neon signs, and a couple huddled under an umbrella are scenes that really get me. I can’t help but feel something for […]

Small Business Profile: Girly Brilliance


Monday, August 29th, 2016 — 10:05am PDT
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Kicking off a new small business series, I have interviewed Fraser Valley photographer and writer, Leanne Campbell about her Fraser Valley-based business. Girly Brilliance, Leanne Campbell Business: Girly Brilliance original photo greeting cards Social Media: Instagram, Facebook One of Leanne’s cards for saleat House of James in Abbotsford Leanne Campbell got online in the early […]

Visiting Vancouver’s Jewish Community Centre


Wednesday, August 17th, 2016 — 11:20am PDT
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Tucked away behind the busy corner of Oak and 41st, there is a training centre, swimming pool, performing arts centre, gallery, museum, library — and more — all under one roof. I was invited to tour Vancouver’s Jewish Community Centre (“JCC”) earlier this summer and between daycare classes learning about growing vegetables in their own […]

Sirius XM’s Top Comic Semi-Finalist Sophie Buddle


Tuesday, August 16th, 2016 — 11:28am PDT
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Sirius XM’s Top Comic is a nation-wide competition that will crown Canada’s next big name in comedy. This year’s pack has been narrowed down to 18 semi-finalists, with 6 from Vancouver. Each of these comics advanced past the audition phase last month, where 72 comics from across Canada competed in half a dozen auditions held […]

Never Flush Wipes: My Morning at a Metro Vancouver Wastewater Pump Station


Thursday, July 14th, 2016 — 9:14am PDT
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It’s a dirty job, but someone’s got to do it! On a bright and sunny summer morning I met up with a team of Metro Vancouver workers and engineers at Metro Vancouver’s Port Moody Pump Station and I’m not going to lie; I expected it to smell a lot worse than it did. The station, […]