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Visual artist Shannon Harvey has found herself time and again using her art as a tool for social change. The founder of Monkey100 creates paintings, T-shirts, and postcards that...
Brad Turner has always had an affinity for both sports and art, but it wasn’t until the Calgary native took an elective in glass blowing at the Alberta College of Art and Design...
When Susan Wener found out she had colon cancer at age 36, that was hard enough. Five years later, she received a lung-cancer diagnosis. The Montreal mother of three admits that...
New Westminster native Eda Kadar took up skiing as a teen, then switched to backcountry skiing in her 20s, but she never gave much thought to cross-country skiing. She finally...
Allison Collins was 18 and living in St. John’s, Newfoundland, when her right arm got caught in a whirling boat propeller. She lost a finger and most of the use of her hand, and...
Michael McCreary is at the tail end of a national tour of his standup-comedy show Does This Make My Asperger’s Look Big? when the Straight reaches him in Calgary. The 18-year-old...
Jim Wilson, founder of the Canadian Lyme Disease Foundation (CanLyme) was in an Ottawa hotel room, in lockdown, with his curtains drawn when the Georgia Straight caught up with...
When Vancouver native Emily McLean had the chance to work and live in London, England, more than a decade ago, she jumped at it. She initially planned on staying just a year but...
Jennifer Ferguson admits that she’s been bordering on obsessive when it comes to local coverage of the enterovirus. It’s a highly contagious illness that can have severe...
{sidebar title='Temper Pastry'} 2409 Marine Drive, West Vancouver, 604-281-1152. Open Tuesday to Sunday, 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. {/sidebar} When he set up shop in North Vancouver in 2005...

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