The organizing committee of G3 - Gwen's Growing & Giving, a sharing and caring fundraiser - would like to thank everyone that supported the successful 19th annual plant sale, held under blue skies earlier this month.
Kudos to Simon Fraser University student Chantelle Buffie for receiving the 2013 National HSBC Woman Leader of Tomorrow Award.
Is it possible to feed yourself on pocket change? Chris Miele, who lives on the border of Burnaby and Coquitlam, is finding out with a five-day challenge to raise awareness about extreme poverty, while spending only $1.75 for food per day.
I was delighted to read the great piece about Destination Steveston in today's paper.
The Burnaby Teachers' Association may be crying foul over the school district's decision to lay off 75 teachers, but the district says these layoffs are just part of the system and have to happen every year.
THE executioner's axe is on hold for a number of Capilano University programs - but only for a month.
I was recently teaching some coworkers how to use Twitter. Most of them had never used it before, and once I decoded some of the Twitter language for them and showed them some basic rules and techniques, I let them run free and explore their new Twitter friends and followers.
The Pitt Meadows Community Association is hosting an event at the South Bonson Community Centre on Sunday, May 19 from 8 a.m. to noon.
This annual event is sponsored by the Cloverdale Chamber of Commerce, and takes place on Thursday May 16th from 5: 30 - 7: 30pm.
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Langley City approved rezoning an island of land in the area of 201st Street and 53rd Avenue to allow for a five-storey 90-unit condo development.
Exceptional athletes who know that age is just a number will be coming to Langley for the 2014 BC Seniors Games and a team of volunteers has been chosen to ensure the event is a great success.
Do you still use the services of, and visit, a public library?
I am responding to the May 1 letter from Couns. Alan Nixon and Guy Heywood, Our Nasty P3: Paying for the Poop Plant. Unfortunately, they have significantly misrepresented both the history and the present reality of wastewater treatment in Metro Vancouver.
Download the Layar app to your smartphone. Look for the Layar "cloud" symbol. Scan the photo or the page of the story as instructed. Ensure the photo or headline is entirely captured by your device.
This is what Henry Sicking has learned time and again over the last 15 years of volunteering with the Third World Eye Care Society, organizing its used glasses drive in the Tri-Cities to help those in developing countries.
The 1st Tsawwassen Guides recently completed an international service project to collect used prescription eyeglasses for donation to Third World countries.
I'm a very patriotic Canadian. Although I love to travel outside our borders, it's always great returning to the true north, strong and free.
The Editor, Re: "Building bridges," News, May 3. It is interesting that this issue of Chinese signs came up because I had just planned on writing a letter about it.