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B.C. researchers discover gene signature that predicts sepsis

Posted October 24, 2014 by Anonymous

Researchers at the University of B.C. have discovered a gene signature linked to sepsis that could help physicians predict within an hour if a patient will develop the potentially life-threatening syndrome. The discovery, published recently in the journal EBioMedicine, could reduce the … Continue Reading

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Contests

City of Vancouver Food Scraps Program

Posted October 22, 2014 by Rebecca Bollwitt

© 2004-2014 Rebecca Bollwitt – Miss604. The City of Vancouver is celebrating the two year anniversary of the expanded city Green Bin program for food scraps recycling. This program allows residents to recycle all their food scraps and is now available to about 100,000 single family/duplexes households and 1,800 multi-unit residential buildings currently serviced by […]

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Highlights of Food Bloggers of Canada 2014

Posted October 22, 2014 by Valerie Lugonja

Another amazing coming together of Canadian Food Bloggers from coast to coast Sitting at the Edmonton International Airport writing a quick recap of the highlights of my time at the Food Bloggers of Canada Conference 2014 I sit, simply overwhelmed and in awe of the Canadian Food Bloggers that FBC brought together these past 2 […]

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3 Halloween Walking Tours in Vancouver

Posted October 21, 2014 by Rebecca Bollwitt

© 2004-2014 Rebecca Bollwitt – Miss604. Whether the night is dark and stormy or clear with an autumn breeze, these three seasonal walking tours will not only educate and entertain, they’re sure to give you goosebumps. 3 Halloween Walking Tours in Vancouver SS Beaver Shipwreck off Stanley Park. 1935 – Archives item# LGN 500. Photographer: […]

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Film

VIFF 2014: That’s a Wrap

Posted October 20, 2014 by Rebecca Bollwitt

© 2004-2014 Rebecca Bollwitt – Miss604. The Vancouver International Film Festival (“VIFF”) wrapped up a record-setting year on October 10th. The 33rd annual event saw a 10% increase over 2013 at the box office, which was the previous benchmark year. Over the course of the festival’s 16 days, VIFF presented 549 public screenings of 349 […]

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Contests

SPARK Animation 2014: Win Tickets

Posted October 20, 2014 by Rebecca Bollwitt

© 2004-2014 Rebecca Bollwitt – Miss604. Calling all animation students, artists, industry members, and enthusiasts! The Spark Computer Graphics Society presents SPARK Animation 2014, a conference and film festival celebrating creativity, inspiration and innovation in animation around the world. What: SPARK Animation 2014 October 22 – 26 at the Vancity Theatre Where: Vancity Theatre, 1181 […]

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Art

Looking Down: Manhole Cover Art in Vancouver

Posted October 17, 2014 by Rebecca Bollwitt

© 2004-2014 Rebecca Bollwitt – Miss604. Last week I was on a trip to the Okanagan where I snapped colourful landscape photos of views and vineyards as far as the eye could see. To my surprise, none has garnered as much attention as a photo of a manhole cover I took upon my return to […]

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Events

Things to do in Vancouver This Weekend

Posted October 16, 2014 by Rebecca Bollwitt

© 2004-2014 Rebecca Bollwitt – Miss604. In between Thanksgiving and Halloween, Vancouver has plenty of activities for young and old, both indoors and out. There are free movies to enjoy, the last taste of Oktoberfest at the Vancouver Alpen Club, tours, fundraisers, films, and the Vancouver Halloween Parade and Expo along with everything else listed […]

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Triple O’s and KidSport Team Up for BC Kids

Posted October 16, 2014 by Rebecca Bollwitt

© 2004-2014 Rebecca Bollwitt – Miss604. Photo: Triple O’s on Facebook This fall you can support KidSport, getting children active in organized sports, when you visit participating Triple O’s locations. Until October 24th, donations made at any of the 32 participating Triple O’s locations will support registration fees for children in BC. KidSport BC is […]

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Vancouver Photos of the Week

Posted October 16, 2014 by Rebecca Bollwitt

© 2004-2014 Rebecca Bollwitt – Miss604. Trading off the bright summer sunshine for a multicoloured display of fallen autumn leaves, local photographers of all kinds have captured the vibrancy of the season through their images. Here is this week’s selection of photos from the Miss604 Flickr Pool and #Photos604 on Instagram. Enjoy! Vancouver Photos of […]

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Feminism

Audre Lorde Fall Festival in Vancouver This Week

Posted October 13, 2014 by Anonymous

UBC’s Institute for Gender, Race, Sexuality and Social Justice is putting on an Audre Lorde fall festival this week in Vancouver to celebrate and explore the work of the noted black feminist activist and poet. On Wednesday, October 15 from 4:00 -5:00 p.m., Dr. Alexis Pauline Gumbs will be speaking at UBC. Gumbs, founder of School of […]

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Feminism

Help Fund One Future Without Violence

Posted October 2, 2014 by Anonymous

1 in 7 girls in high school have been assaulted in a dating relationship. Violence prevention education helps change the social conditions that normalize violence and make it acceptable. Dating violence is preventable and it starts with educating youth about the issue so that they can take a stand to end it! YOUth Ending Violence is […]

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Alberta

PS I Love You & Mozart’s Sister Announce Tour Dates

Posted August 6, 2014 by Andrew_Horan

Paper Bag Records labelmates PS I Love You and Mozart’s Sister have announced the dates of their fall tour of Canada. PS I Love You is hitting the road in support of their third release For Those Who Stay. The album was recorded when recorded when Paul Saulnier briefly moved to Toronto from the band’s
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High Ends Announces Debut, Shares Free MP3s

Posted July 18, 2014 by Andrew_Horan

High Ends, the side project of Yukon Blonde frontman Jeffrey Innes has announced that he will release his solo debut Super Class on October 7 via Dine Alone Records. To celebrate, he’d shared a free streams of ‘Intoxicated’, ‘The Weight’ and ‘Downtown’ from the album; The side project came about as a result of the
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Stream Grey Lands’ Cover of Bob Dylan’s ‘My Back Pages’ (Featuring Greg Keelor) for Free

Posted July 3, 2014 by Andrew_Horan

Grey Lands, the latest project from Cuff the Duke’s Wayne Petti, has unveiled a free stream of his cover of Bob Dylan’s ‘My Back Pages’, featuring Greg Keelor of Blue Rodeo, via CBC Music. The track is taken from Grey Lands‘ forthcoming debut album Songs by Other People, out on August 12 via Paper Bag
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“Assholes of the Day!”

Posted June 18, 2014 by Allan W Janssen

Two! Count ‘em, Two for the price of one! The Government announced the approval of the Northern Gateway pipeline yesterday, which means thousands of jobs and billions of dollars pumped into our economy …., and both Tom Mulcair and Justin Trudeau came out against it! For playing politics, and jeopardizing the economic health of Canada, […]

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Environment

Salmon spawn in East Vancouver?

Posted November 12, 2013 by Darren

The other day–I can’t recall where–I read a story about salmon spawning in East Vancouver. It turns out that they spawn in Still Creek, near the…

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Come to Fireworks Factory

Posted March 14, 2013 by Darren

In recent years, Web of Change has been the most important event I attend each year. It’s a gathering of really senior people in the social…

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