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Blanket drive helps share warmth on streets

A little warmth goes a long way in the damp winter months, especially for those living on the streets. It's in that spirit that Realtors at Park Georgia Realty and RE/MAX Advantage Realty are joining in the 17th annual Realtors Care Blanket Drive.

Movie set

Mark your calendars now for the next film in the Last Mondays at the Movies series. On tap for Nov. 28 is the British film Made in Dagenham. It's on at Massey Theatre, 735 Eighth Ave., starting at 7: 30 p.m.
Designing a new future in business

Designing a new future in business

When the industry you work in begins to shrink and move away, you can try to change with it, or follow it wherever it goes, or you can be like Joanne Leblanc and use your industry skills in a new business entirely.

Desperately seeking Scrooge

Do you have a bit of Ebenezer Scrooge in your heart? The Vagabond Players are seeking a Scrooge for their Christmas production, Mrs. Bob Cratchit's Wild Christmas Binge. The play will be on at the Bernie Legge Theatre from Dec. 15 to Jan. 7.
VIDEO: First Lowe's in B.C. opens in Queensborough

VIDEO: First Lowe's in B.C. opens in Queensborough

Queensborough is now home to a Lowe's Home Improvement Warehouse, the first location in B.C. for the home improvement retail giant. The store held its grand opening on Tuesday and is continuing festivities into the weekend.

The last of a vanishing breed

Walking into Joey's Video Stop on 12th Street, owner Joey Le is offering comfort to a distraught woman. She's been robbed and had her heart broken by the same man.
Turning a passion into business

Turning a passion into business

A love of video games leads to new store on city's 12th Street

Fresh flavours

A little bit of Vancouver's Chinatown is coming to the River Market at New Westminster Quay this fall. The owners of Wild Rice Modern Chinese announced last week that they will be opening a second location at the River Market in mid-to late October.

'It's a good game to be in'

Following Larry Ho, past locked doors and "staff only" signs, through the winding hallways that snake through the Starlight Casino, everyone he passes enthusiastically belts out, "Hi, Larry!" As the recently hired executive general manager of the Sta

Local entrepreneurs profiled for efforts

New Westminster entrepreneur duo and married couple Brandy Kawulka and Paul Keller have been featured on an international business website, Creative Couples.