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5 Inspiring Moments from We Day Vancouver

La Carmina | Posted 10.23.2015 | Impact
La Carmina

Last Wednesday, 20,000 primary and secondary school students from all over BC gathered in Rogers Arena. Run by the non-profit Free the Children, We Day is an annual empowerment-fest with presentations by dozens of celebrities. Tickets are free for youths who have made a difference.

Canadian Rocky Mountain High

Shannah L. Compton | Posted 10.20.2015 | Travel
Shannah L. Compton

For us, 2015 was one of the more memorable summers for travel and the biggest highlight of the season was booking our passage on the Rocky Mountaineer luxury train through the great white north of Canada, eh!

5 Reasons Why Treehouse Point Is Your Perfect Glampsite

The Outbound Collective | Posted 10.07.2015 | Travel
The Outbound Collective

Grown ups can actually do what they want and you know you still want to realize those dreams. Here's your chance!

Moving From Canada's Biggest Cities

Wendell Cox | Posted 10.05.2015 | HuffPost Home
Wendell Cox

People have been moving away from Canada's largest metropolitan areas (Toronto, Montréal and Vancouver) for the last decade, according to Statistics Canada 2004/5 to 2013/4 data. Canada's patterns of dispersion over the past decade mirror the metropolitan dispersion that is continuing in most high-income world nations.

Patti LaBelle Will Not Allow Stripping At Her Shows

The Huffington Post | Julia Brucculieri | Posted 09.20.2015 | Entertainment

Note to Patti LaBelle fans: If you plan on seeing the icon in concert, don't even think about taking your clothes off, especially if you're ...

These Cops Want Girls To Know Their Job Isn't Just For Guys

The Huffington Post | Cameron Keady | Posted 09.14.2015 | Good News

A Washington police department is making sure all youngsters, regardless of gender, know they can pursue the career of their dreams.  O...

Sean Maguire Breathes New Life Into Robin Hood in 'Once Upon a Time'

Xaque Gruber | Posted 09.10.2015 | Entertainment
Xaque Gruber

In the past 70 years, roughly 15 men have portrayed the heroic Robin Hood in film and on television. Now Sean Maguire joins that coveted list. This gifted actor has brought his special interpretation of the romantic hero to ABC's newest hit fantasy drama.

Canada's Affluent Middle-Class at Risk

Wendell Cox | Posted 08.26.2015 | Business
Wendell Cox

All Canadians, including middle income and lower income households, should enjoy the benefits of rising incomes, not having them eaten away by higher house prices that rise substantially faster. This requires serious policy reforms where urban containment is in place and avoiding implementation elsewhere.

Banjo-Playing Suspect Serenades Cops In Bizarre Standoff

The Huffington Post | Andres Jauregui | Posted 07.29.2015 | Weird News

Cops: they're a tough crowd. A 26-year-old software engineer is behind bars following a bizarre standoff in Vancouver, Washington, on Sunday afternoo...

All Aboard for Alaska: Cruising Alaska's Inside Passage on the Looney Front, Part 1

Mike Arkus | Posted 07.14.2015 | Travel
Mike Arkus

We're off to a roaring start. My wife Rivka is coming along on an 8-day/7-night cruise up the Alaska coast. Roaring in this case means we start the great royal hunt for her passport three months before departure.

Road Trip Tip: Cross the Border for Double the Fun!

trivago | Posted 06.30.2015 | Travel

Before you celebrate the red, white, and blue on July 4th, why not take a quick trip across the border to celebrate Canada Day on July 1 with our neighbors to the north?

9 Awesome Honeymoon Trips No One Takes

Oyster | Posted 06.25.2015 | Travel

We have searched high and low for some out-of-the-box, unique honeymoon ideas for those of you who are looking to mix it up on their post-wedding romp. After all, the excitement and sense of adventure you'll feel after your dream wedding is the perfect time to try something new.

What Ever Happened To The Riot Kiss Couple In This Famous Photo?

The Huffington Post | Nick Robins-Early | Posted 06.24.2015 | World

Four years ago this month, the Vancouver Canucks lost in the seventh game of the National Hockey League's Stanley Cup finals. The city erupted in riot...

Looking For A Good Buy In Outsider Art? Canada's John Swinton Might Just Fit The Bill

Michael Ernest Sweet | Posted 06.04.2015 | Arts
Michael Ernest Sweet

I've been buying Swinton's art for years. I recognized it immediately as something worthy of investment. But before I get into all that, I do want t...

Can Your City Commit to 100-Percent Renewable Energy?

XPRIZE | Posted 06.04.2015 | Green

Cities around the world are rushing to commit to running on 100-percent renewable energy as soon as possible. It may be a great idea, but can a major metropolis actually achieve the goal? We'll find out by watching Vancouver in British Columbia, where the city council voted in March to go 100-percent renewable by about 2030.

The 5 Most Popular International Destinations Among American Travelers in 2015

Oyster | Posted 05.21.2015 | Travel

Due to hectic work schedules and tight budgets, Americans are traveling less this year than they have in the past forty. But they're certainly still traveling, and this summer, many are jetting off to international locales.

12 Reasons Why Vancouver Is the Place to Be

Quora | Posted 05.19.2015 | Travel

I lived in Vancouver for a decade, visit it at least yearly and expect to retire there. But I've lived in or visited many of the most acclaimed and biggest cities in the world, as well as tons of the smaller ones: Sydney, Melbourne, Toronto, San Francisco, San Diego, Sao Paulo, Rio de Janeiro, Brasilia, Los Angeles, Miami, Singapore, Ottawa, Calgary, Copenhagen, etc.

Renewables Driving the Energy Transformation

Jakob von Uexkull | Posted 05.20.2015 | Impact
Jakob von Uexkull

Facing growing global crises, such as the devastating impacts of climate change, the degradation of our natural environment and failing financial systems, it is hard to deny that our old human story has failed us.

10 Cities That Are Shaping The Future Of Urban Living

The Huffington Post | Nick Robins-Early | Posted 05.11.2015 | World

Cities are frequently at the front line of innovation when it comes to addressing the changing problems of urban life. Plans to combat climate change,...

5 Reasons to Visit Tofino and Ucluelet, Vancouver Island

Fodor's | Posted 06.30.2015 | Travel

Tofino holds obvious appeal for outdoor enthusiasts but also, surprisingly, for art lovers, history buffs, and those accustomed to luxuries like farm-to-table tasting menus, organic wine flights, and full-body seaweed wraps. Here are five great reasons to visit Tofino and Ucluelet now.

Actress Candice Patton of The Flash Dishes About On Set - Part I

Ilana Rapp | Posted 06.24.2015 | Entertainment
Ilana Rapp

Candice is a talker! Her meaty answers forced me to break this up into a two-parter. I must say, if I'm going to be forced into something, I'm glad it was by Candice! How do you like that pic she took just for this interview?!

How Greensburg, Kansas, Turned Disaster into Opportunity

Andrea Reimer | Posted 06.23.2015 | Green
Andrea Reimer

We need to change the narrative around climate change. Instead of a call-to-arms, we need a doctrine of "mutually assured survival" -- a doctrine in which all commit to the goal of 100% renewable energy.

Environmental Disasters Are About Responsible Governance

Reut Amit | Posted 06.23.2015 | Green
Reut Amit

Good governance means embracing an environmental review process that includes the people and governments who are most affected by proposed projects, rather than one that robs stakeholders of their voices.

24 Hours in Vancouver

Lindsay Tucker | Posted 04.05.2015 | Travel
Lindsay Tucker

When winter super-storm Juno hit the East Coast, I was in British Columbia with my soon-to-be husband, at Whistler/Blackcomb, where we were experiencing record-high temps and some of the shittiest ski conditions the mountain has ever seen.

ShoeMe's Roger Hardy: A Man Leading Online Commerce From Eyes to Feet

Sharad Khare | Posted 03.07.2015 | Business
Sharad Khare

Roger Hardy never imagined that a website made for less than 3 thousand dollars would take him on a journey that would allow him to sell Coastal Contacts for 370 Million USD.