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Vancouver Women

Vancouver Matchmaker Offers Services for Online-Weary Daters

Linda Solomon: You’re Vancouver’s only dedicated matchmaker. What does a job like that entail? Sheree Morgan: Consider me a headhunter for your personal life. Linda: A headhunter for my personal...

Suzanne Fetting and Absolute Confidence

As with the general population, I have days when I feel confident, loved, beautiful and happy. I also have days when I feel guilty, messy and generally, uninspired by life. What I want most is to be...

Tammy Morris Empowers Women With Lap Dances and Poles

She has worked as an exotic dancer in Japan, England, Greece, USA, and Canada. She has won over 20 dance competitions including Miss Nude BC, Miss Nude Edmonton, Miss Nude Calgary, Miss Nude...

Councillor Ellen Woodsworth: women hold up half the sky

COPE city councillor Ellen Woodsworth was jumping up and down last week, she was so excited that the women's advisory committee, conceived to address gender inequities, had gotten through. Seventy-...

The Real Deal: Experience, Passion, City Councillor Heather Deal

Heather Deal bursts into Kitsilano Coffee on Fourth wearing an Obama for President T-shirt. She has slipped away from the David Suzuki Foundation, a few blocks to the west, where she works part time...

Yukiko Onley Exhibits her Love Letters From Toni

Highly recommended: An exhibit of heartbreakingly beautiful love letters the late Toni Onley wrote his wife, the celebrated portrait photographer Yukiko Onley. This intimate look at love’s loss was...

Eco-Density Champion with Smarts and Vision: Suzanne Anton

Suzanne Anton pours over the Best Of Vancouver issue of the Georgia Straight from the week of September 21. She has short blond hair and animated eyes. She bears some resemblance to Martha Stewart,...

The State of Vancouver is Frances Bula

“I find almost everyone I deal with fascinating,” Frances Bula said over tea last summer at La Petite France on Arbutus. “I’m not the kind of person who sees the world in black and white. Other...

From Inside the Joint: Betty Krawzyck's Activism

Feisty and fiery are words used often to describe Betty Krawzyck, the Vancouver-based, eighty year-old grandma whose environmental activism...