A Syrian refugee says his family’s thriving chocolate business should serve as an example of the value of Canadian “openness” in a world that has increasingly closed off its borders to refugees.
via NS Syrian refugee chocolatier pays tribute to Canadian openness — Global News
Now 30, Khadr was horrifically injured as a 15-year-old in a bombardment and firefight with American soldiers, who captured him in Afghanistan in July 2002
via Omar Khadr has surgery to ‘rebuild’ shoulder injured in Afghanistan 15 years ago — National Post
Hi guys! Through this article, I’m going to introduce you to Vancouver, the city where I have been living for 17 months. Vancouver is a coastal seaport located in British Columbia, on the west coast of Canada.
via Vancouver: between beaches and mountains — Lilie’s Travels
Today was a typical rainy day here in Vancouver, so we decided to stay warm and dry by taking a walk at Granville Island and its buzzing Public Market. On the island you will find many places to eat, shops, galleries and attractions, such as a theatre, a brewery and a toy store. We […]
via Granville Island and Public Market — Cozy Noodles
Cities are dense meeting places of histories, voices, publics and feelings that intertwine and clash, but which ultimately add up to the textures and possibilities of urban life. In this interplay of time and place, of visible signs and less visible histories, Vancouver has a particularly complex texture. Vancouver artist Ron Terada uses public art […]
via THE WORDS DON’T FIT THE PICTURE — Free Art Found
Sorry HMV , you weren’t really what we wanted . Around the corner , and down a few from the (H M V ) on Robson St. HMV is in quite a predicament. The chain is goin through changes , yet , here on Granville St, you’ll find The ROCK SHOP Granville / Helmcken and for the last 20 + yrs , its been a staple for the t-shirts, posters, chains, rings and x men coffeee mugs. .
Manitoba Justice confirmed to Global News that eight people have been detained by Canada Border Services Agency (CBSA) under an immigration hold.
via 8 people detained in Manitoba by Canada Border Services Agency under immigration holds — Global News
There is nothing like having an out of town visitor to remind me that I take living in the lower mainland for granted. We are surrounded by beauty. While the weather has been pretty gloomy the last few days we haven’t let it stop us from venturing around the lower mainland in search of some […]
via British Columbia Views — Life of a Canadian girl