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Sunday’s Almost-All-Candidates Meeting in the West End
The moderator explained that the missing candidate had a last-minute conflict. So they went on without her.
Apr 18th, 2011
Canada to host FIFA Women's World Cup
Vancouver may get another shot at hosting a big sporting event with the Women's World Cup.
Mar 3rd, 2011
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.
Jan 18th, 2011
Sister Watch town halls continue at Carnegie
Pungent incense filled the air at the Carnegie Theatre on Main and Hastings Streets, as the Vancouver Police Department hosted a third town hall at the Carnegie Community Centre on Friday....
Jan 16th, 2011
The King’s Speech, The Tourist, Black Swan, Trigger and Enter the Void
England’s King George VI had to struggle against a stuttering handicap. Now Colin Firth gives an award-worthy portrayal in The King’s Speech. (read more)
Dec 10th, 2010
Four hip hijabis talk about their relationship to the headscarf and fashion
Wearing a headscarf doesn't make you a fashion bore, these young Vancouver women say.
Nov 12th, 2010
UBC women's basketball games are more thrilling than men's
Lying on my back in a loft in Colorado last Christmas, I was in a foul mood. Across from me, my younger cousins were playing a card game. Occasionally, I'd open my eyes, but mostly I just silently...
Oct 27th, 2010
Anti-hate crime rally creates hope in the community
Rain didn’t deter hundreds of people from gathering outside Vancouver City Hall on a stormy Saturday night to rally against hate crime. Mayor Gregor Robertson joined a diverse crowd of speakers and...
Oct 26th, 2010
Nurit Perla sells chic and funky fashion from her home
Oct 20th, 2010
Booker Prize nominee Emma Donoghue speaks Wednesday night at the Vancouver Writers Festival
I catch Irish-Canadian author and Booker Prize nominee Emma Donoghue for a phone interview shortly after she gets to her hotel on Granville Island. We have about 30 minutes.
Oct 20th, 2010