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Vancouver Board of Change panel on women and business
What impact do women have in making businesses more successful and sustainable? This will be the question asked at a Vancouver Board of Change panel called Women & Leadership in the New Economy...
Jun 20th, 2012
Lunapads sets social innovation example
Suzanne Siemens and Madeleine Shaw, co-founders of Lunapads show how a little creativity and perhaps even a crazy idea can create a big impact on society.
May 29th, 2012
At International Women's Day event, Judy Rebick examines feminism in the age of Occupy
The VDLC welcomed Canadian feminist activist and author Judy Rebick to its annual International Women's Day dinner, which looked at feminism in the age of the Occupy movement.
Mar 3rd, 2012
Little Black Dress Soiree to benefit Battered Women’s Support Services
On March 3, 2012, StilettoFit and Help Change My City are co-hosting the LBD Soiree, an event to raise $1000 for Battered Women’s Support Services.
Feb 26th, 2012
Relationship expert (and former mistress) Sarah Symonds offers infidelity expertise to women
She's the gorgeous ex-mistress of millionaires, aristocrats and celebrities, and will be advising Vancouver women how to handle affairs.
Jan 16th, 2012
Fighting violence against women in Vancouver's sex trade
It's been 22 years since the Montreal massacre. We talk violence against women, and ways to end it, with a survival sex work organizer Jennifer Allan.
David P. Ball
Dec 6th, 2011
Ghosts of Violence Ballet Comes to Vancouver
The Atlantic Ballet Theatre of Canada is bringing its Ghosts of Violence ballet to Vancouver in early December.
Oct 30th, 2011
Families of missing women take to the streets, joined by #OccupyVancouver
As a troubled inquiry into missing women entered its second week, family members of the disappeared took over a busy downtown intersection in opposition.
David P. Ball
Oct 17th, 2011
Are high heels unhealthy?
They're tall, they're gorgeous, and they're a necessity. Thanks to celebrities, high heels have been appropriated for everyday wear. No longer are they reserved for special occasions. Rather, with...
Jul 29th, 2011
Designer Lisa Bohn shares tips on success and on giving to community
Bring your sketchbook everywhere. Catalogue anything and everything that inspires you. Write down your ideas and never think that just because you are done school means you stop learning.
Loretta A. Cella
Aug 7th, 2011