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5 Places to Get Wet in Vancouver

Posted July 16, 2014 by Anonymous

When it comes to taking a dip in Vancouver, the obvious pick is the ocean. What are your other options? From Olympic-length, salt water swimming pools to aquamarine swimming holes hidden deep in the forest, here are 5 other fun ways to get wet in and a…

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A cheesy story, if ever there was one!

Posted April 8, 2014 by Allan W Janssen

STOP THE PRESSES, BACK UP THE TRUCK …..,, GATHER ROUND KIDS! (We got a cheesy story for ya!) Le Baluchon, a cheese from Quebec, has been named “cheese of the year” in the inaugural Canadian Cheese Awards. The cheese, from Fromagerie FX Pichet in Sainte-Anne-de-la-Perade, Que., won in the competition, which featured 76 producers from […]

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Youth: It’s in the blood!

Posted May 5, 2014 by Allan W Janssen

Well get a load of THIS! Two separate teams of scientists have announced that blood transfusions from young individuals make older individuals younger, fixing their hearts and curing aging brains. Speaking to the New York Times, Harvard Medical School’s professor of neurology Rudolph Tanzi, “these findings could be a game changer.” Tanzi, who is not […]

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Posted May 13, 2014 by What's Different in Canada


What we call “sneakers,” “trainers,” “tennis shoes,” “gym shoes” in the states are called “runners” or “running shoes” in Canada. And yes, you still have to take these off when you enter a Canadian home.

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And Then She Changed Her Life! The Fit Pfile’s

Posted July 7, 2014 by Stephanie

Do you need some motivation this Monday morning?  I KNOW that I do!  Please allow me the pleasure of introducing you to Michelle.  A sweet friend of mine who is incredible and beautiful from the inside out.  She’s a married Mama of one sweet little girl, she runs her own business, and on top of […]

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