The launch of Force Field: 77 Women Poets of British Columbia, edited by Susan Musgrave, will be held Sunday, May 19 at 2 p.m. at the Seymour Art Gallery. Free. Info: mothertonguepublishing. com or seymourartgallery.com.
If the weather is decent from May 23 to 25, this year's version of Surrey Children's Festival could hit the 18,000 attendance mark over the three days.
Personal trainer Zee Salehian has brought his military-inspired training program, Fighting Fit B.C., to South Delta.
Here's another way to think about the issues of ethnic enclaves, of signage, of expectations around integration and the question of who accommodates to whom.
The Canadian Diabetes Association's Clothesline program will be in the Tri-Cities on Saturday, May 18 as part of a Fill A Truck event happening across Canada.
The number of Sikhs in the Abbotsford area has almost doubled in the past 10 years, confirming its place as a major hub for citizens of Punjabi descent, according to 2011 Statistics Canada data released on Wednesday.
An esteemed university town since the mid-13th century, Oxford recently "educates" us with some remarkable sights, starting with renowned Oxford University itself.
The year was 1969. I was 16 and had just landed a job as a trainee recording engineer in London, England's hot music industry.
THERE are few family businesses as legendary as Hennessy Cognac.
Royal City Gogos are launching an art show that will travel Western Canada and raise money for African grandmothers.
May 7: Retired teachers . Retired Maple Ridge Teachers Association and CUPE staff from Maple Ridge Secondary will hold a luncheon at noon at the Royal Canadian Legion, Branch 88, 12101 224th St.
The weightlifting team from Brookswood Secondary has taken the term "girl power" to heart.
A recent fundraising drive to bring injured North Vancouver man Chris Thomas back to England could uproot or possibly even sever his family, according to Chris's wife, Christina.
With Mother's Day just around the corner, one neighbourhood business association is planning something special for all moms out there.
THE quiet little town of Squamish has many attractions: rock climbing, kite surfing and parasailing, hiking, sailing, fishing - pretty much any of the outdoor activities featured in the MEC catalogue.
British Prime Minister Benjamin Disraeli famously quipped that in politics there are "lies, damned lies, and statistics."
British Prime Minister Benjamin Disraeli famously quipped that in politics there are "lies, damned lies, and statistics." In the B.C. election campaign, there have certainly been a lot of statistics, especially about government debt.
WHEN he took to the stage to accept his Lifetime Achievement Award at last week's Vancouver Magazine Restaurant Awards, chef Alain Rayé didn't go alone: he took his La Régalade restaurant team and his family up with him.
The Liberals are raising questions about the professional credentials of Jane Shin, the NDP candidate for Burnaby-Lougheed.