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Local writer explores North Vancouver’s past

Residents and history buffs will be intrigued by a newly published book about the early days of the North Shore. The book forms the basis for a companion exhibit running now at the North Vancouver Museum as well as an … Continue reading

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Sophia Books closing up shop due to rent increases

Vancouver loses another player in its literary scene as one of its last independent bookstores prepares to shutter its retail storefront on West Hastings St. at the end of May. Sophia Books is the only multilingual bookstore in B.C. and … Continue reading

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Famous Ship from Russia Cruises Around World

  The majestic presence of a Russian tall ship, which sat moored in North Vancouver during the Olympic Games in February, recalled the era of the great sailing ships. The Kruzenshtern, a four-mast ship also called a barque, is the second … Continue reading

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White poppies for peace

Two local professionals are promoting a white poppy campaign in Vancouver to further a culture of peace in Canada. Story continues at The Source

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Act now on poverty

Activists from around the Lower Mainland gathered together in downtown Vancouver recently to work towards overcoming poverty though local and international action. Story continues here at The Source

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African Festival Promotes Fun and Aid

Local people have an opportunity to explore the culture and issues of the world’s second-largest continent at an upcoming celebration in Vancouver. It’s a chance to experience a far-off land in an entertaining and intimate setting. The African Peace Festival … Continue reading

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