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A little taste of the vegan life

Why vegan and why now? Bridget Burns of the Vegan Project answers a few questions about veganism and gives us a little taste of the vegan life.

SlutWalk coming to Vancouver in May

After a Toronto police officer's misogynist remark, SlutWalk Vancouver is planned for May 15.

Bike ride through the blossoms, party with the planet, and join the "Handmade" Revolution

'Tis the season of flashmobs. Did you miss last week's Skytrain silent dance party flashmob? Not to worry, we've found some footage of the event! Looks like a little dancing doesn't faze...

Young Women in Business creates professional shifts through Project GIVE

Troubled by businesses making a lack of social good in their communities aspiring leaders Katie Peardon and Stephanie Wong, of the YWiB SFU, had an idea. Taking matters into...

Soccer: what's sex got to do with it?

Even a Vancouverite like me who isn’t into sports couldn't totally miss the recent viral advertising campaign started to publicize the Vancouver Whitecaps, Canada's newest Major...

Short films impress at Women In Film and Television Film Festival

The 6th annual Women In Film and Television Film Festival kicked off in Vancouver at the Vancity Theatre on March 4th.  The Reel Women series showcased the diversity of the female perspective...

Local Lunapads experiences period of growth after o.b. tampon shortage

O.b. tampons have been slowly disappearing from the shelves of local stores in Vancouver since last November. And although manufacturer Johnson & Johnson promised that they would be back in the...

Katie Jeanes inspires "A Little More Good"

To make a significant impact in our community, all it takes is one person to take action with a great idea.

Audience breaks their silence at youth-designed art exhibit

At the Burnaby Youth Custody Centre's art exhibit, the public was invited to share their letters, poetry and art. They told moving stories of forgiveness and hope.

All new world for women in business

We are a part of the next generation of emerging leaders that, in a few years time, will take the reins in molding the world around us.