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Free Women’s Writing Program

The Culture Chats Women’s Writing Group is programming workshops to assist participants create their own content. Women are invited to write about community stories through a multicultural lens and some training and consultation is provided as part of this free program. The first session is on September 3 and this phase of the workshops will continue for about six weeks. Contact/Registration/Enquiries: culturechats@gmail.com. The program is free to participate. One of our group members, Blossom has this to say about her experience, “Culture Chats has provided me with an opportunity to feel at home in the company of women who have similar yet varied experiences; women who have an eye on their past and a hopeful outlook to their future…who are so brave to share their thoughts, challenges, aspirations and stories.” The program benefits from the support and collaboration of our sponsors and esteemed partners. We would like to gratefully acknowledge...
Real Estate

3 Life Saving Tips for First-Time Home Buyers

The idea of buying your own home is so exciting and moving. It’s one of the biggest dreams of every person, and why not? Having your own home is not only emotionally appealing, but it also means that you don’t have to bear the hassle of dealing with landlords and taking out a huge sum every month for rent. But buying a house is a nerve-wracking and complex process, especially if you are a first-time buyer. First-time buyers get entrapped in so many ifs and buts, feel confused and helpless due to lack of buying experience and knowledge. It is not only daunting, but you can also end up landing on the wrong deal and regretting your decision. The idea of buying your own home is so exciting and moving. It’s one of the biggest dreams of every person, and why not? Having your own home is not only emotionally...
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HERB 2 HOME Launches Revolutionary Online Cannabis Dispensary

Vancouver Dispensary Focuses on Delivering Premium Grade Products Combined with a Unique User Experience Vancouver, B.C., July 2019- Vancouver’s newest cannabis dispensary is expected to heat up the competition with the official launch of HERB 2 HOME. The business is already making waves in the industry with its large selection of concentrates at very competitive prices. Add to that some of the unique aspects of their customer experience, and it’s no surprise H2H has already seen a significant influx of new customers and steady business. Not only does H2H deliver a variety of cannabis products, but they also use the advantages of modern communication to meet their commitment to a better customer experience. With automatic order updates, same-day delivery, and some of the industry’s most affordable prices, HERB 2 HOME is going far, fast. The dispensary also ensures the highest quality by testing all their products in-house, a rare find...
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How To Get Over A Breakup

How to Get Over a Breakup It’s hard for anyone to deal with a breakup. We can often feel like our world’s shattered, leaving us alone to pick up the pieces. Whether you’ve broken up from a short or long-term relationship there’s a period of grief you’ll need some time to recover from. As much as it doesn’t help to say, the best remedy to heal emotional wounds is time. In time you will feel better and you will be able to overcome the hurt that you are feeling now. Time is the best way you can heal from a breakup, but it is not the only thing you can do. After breaking up with someone you have a great opportunity to reevaluate what you want in life. It’s a chance for some personal reflection and making adjustments for moving forward in life. One of the best things you can...
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Getting Your Driving License with Greater Ease

As most motorists will know, getting your drive license can open up a whole new world of excitement and opportunities for you. When you pass your driving test and get a vehicle, you can travel much further afield without the need to worry about waiting for public transport and paying costly fares. In addition, you also have many new opportunities when it comes to work, as you can apply for different types of jobs and ones that are a little further from home. The first thing you have to do, of course, is to get your driving license and this means passing the driver’s test including the ICBC Knowledge test and the class Learner’s Written Knowledge test. These are necessities before you can get your driving license, so you need to do all you can to ensure you pass these tests. If you are looking for a valuable resource for...
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Reactive Vs. Proactive Solutions: Capturing Carbon Dioxide Emissions

Humans have always been problem solvers. From the Dark Ages after the fall of Rome to the World Wars, they have been forced to find solutions to myriads of problems, from personal, to economic, to environmental. Today, society’s most pressing global crisis is environmental collapse. As always, we are forced to find a solution. So far, we have focused primarily on reactive solutions such as electric or hydrogen-fueled cars, as well as carbon taxes. However, as some companies are unwilling to give up their use of carbon, it is time that we focus on proactive solutions. An example of a proactive solution is when Boyan Slat, then a 19 year old Dutchman, used his own initiative to find a method to clean up the islands of plastic waste contaminating the oceans. Likewise, rather than relying just on our governments to reduce carbon dioxide emissions through taxation or cap and trade...
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Things to keep in mind while selecting a mattress for athletes

Sleep is essential for everyone! Other than making you feel fresh and rejuvenated, it also heals your body. The human body produces new cells, and restores lost energy during sleep. To sleep well, you need to choose the best mattress fitting your body stature and requirements. Different people have different physical compositions and requirements. For instances, an athlete will need a different mattress than other people. Athletes are physically active, undergo various injuries, and can also have pain from time to time. The mattress should be able to provide maximum comfort and support. Over the past few decades, people have realized the importance of sleep! Keeping that in mind, ace brands have come up with the best choices for everyone. Are you searching for the best mattresses for athletes? If yes, you can keep in mind the following pointers: Support and comfort It is essential for a mattress to be...
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36 Local Charities & Thousands Of Individuals In Six Canadian Cities Receive Aid For Their Fight Against Poverty

7,000 care packages filled with food staples and personal hygiene items were offered to families and individuals in need in six major cities across the nation this past week, during Aid For Humanity visits of the Felix Y. Manalo (FYM) Foundation, the charitable institution of the Church Of Christ (Iglesia Ni Cristo or INC). 36 community organisations were also gifted monetary donations to help support the work they do for families in need. Attendees received free items together with hot meals, prepared and served by volunteers from the INC at venues in Winnipeg, Montreal, Ottawa, Toronto, Edmonton and Vancouver May 19-26. “Every day in many parts of the world, there are lives to improve and souls to nourish,” said INC General Auditor Glicerio B. Santos, Jr. “Our Executive Minister Brother Eduardo V. Manalo and the Felix Y. Manalo Foundation do their best to make the INC a meaningful and helpful...
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Health & Fitness Tips for Adults to Lead an Active & Healthy Life

It is important to get involved in physical activity for maintaining good health, fitness, and overall well-being. Adults who seem to be physically active would be certainly less likely to be a victim of chronic diseases as compared to those adults who follow a sedentary lifestyle and are basically inactive. You must remember that physical activity in whatever form, whether the movement of your body or exercises that require energy is great for boosting your fitness levels and overall health. Individuals of all ages, sizes, shapes, and abilities could be immensely benefitted from leading a fit and physically active lifestyle.  Here are some tips that would help you stay motivated to indulge in a physically active lifestyle. Initiate Activities Gradually & Keep Building Up Over Time If you are just initiating your physical activity regime, you need to build up slowly. This would assist in preventing injuries. Once a few...
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7 Tips for Getting Sleep with Back Pain

If you have lower back pain, getting a good night’s sleep can be a challenge. Falling asleep and staying asleep is not so simple when your lower back is aching, throbbing, or tingling. While there’s no single cause of back pain, there are ways you can help yourself get better sleep despite it.   First, talk to your doctor The reasons for lower back pain are many, and the treatment for the source of your pain may be different than the next, so a conversation with a doctor you trust is the best place to start. They can help you identify the source of your back pain and treat the cause rather than just the symptoms.   Take a look at your sleeping surface Ask yourself: Are you going to bed with back pain that make it difficult for you to sleep or is your lack of sleep making you...
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Surrey North Delta Fun Ball

I am the president of Surrey North Delta Funball we are looking for new slopitch players for our league. We rent fields in both communities all summer long. The Surrey North Delta Fun Ball League is a non competitive 19+ mixed softball league. A summer league mid June to end of Aug we play Mon, Wed, Fri evenings. We have several teams looking for new players. Please message me at Kim@raincoasttrading.com or call 604 323 3500 and I will put you in contact with one of our teams. We have some league events coming up this spring and hope to have some new faces join up before then....
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Free women’s writing program

Culture Chats is offering a new intercultural women’s writing program that invites participation from women interested in literary arts, storytelling, community reporting and engagement. Our theme is ‘everyday life stories in the community’. The program runs from May 2019 till end of the year and there is no cost to participate. The goal is to support development of stories and articles related to community life as viewed through a multicultural lens. Participants will be provided some training and support in a group setting with an objective to also enable intercultural communication. A commitment of about two hours per week for about twelve weeks will be required. Please email culturechats@gmail.com for further information and registration. Spots are limited and prior registration will be required to participate. A previous writing group member, Blossom has this to say about her experience, “Culture Chats has provided me with an opportunity to feel at home...
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Run Organizer Needed for Fraser Heights – Surrey Terry Fox Run

Hello Fraser Heights - Surrey, A Run Organizer is needed for the Fraser Heights - Surrey Terry Fox Run. Please have a read through this message to see if you are interested in becoming your city's Run Organizer. If you are interested please contact Donna White by email donna.white@terryfoxrun.org or call 1-888-836-9786....
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Healthy Living in Early Recovery

Alcohol, within the realms of dating, is commonly used to demolish fears and cultivate “liquid courage.” Perhaps drugs and alcohol make us feel more flirtatious, outgoing, or just overall likable. In general, dating can be extremely intimidating, uncomfortable, and even disappointing. When faced with the reality of doing all of that completely sober, some would gracefully bow out. However, many have done it. Recovery is hard, and dating in recovery is even harder - but many are willing to walk through fear in hopes of finding their significant other.   Many of us have used our addiction to propel the desirable personas suitable for varying situations. Whether we were looking to become more courageous, sociable, or even more willing to welcome vulnerability many of us sought out liquid courage to produce the desired effect. Maybe our only experience dating was wrapped up in the love affair with our beloved vices....
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Legitimizing Your Social Media Side Hustle (Influencer Tips)

If you'd like to start a career as a social media influencer, know that there is so much potential for success. One of the most amazing facts about social media influencing is that you can be your authentic self, connect with like-minded people and produce content you're passionate about. If you're a cook with loves to prepare amazing Whole 30 recipes or a comedian who loves to talk about pop culture, you can make money. You can start this effort as a side hustle and eventually, build it to a full-time gig. To get this started, you'll want to cover your bases in a few areas. Official Protocol and Correspondence When you're starting out, you'll want to start strong. One of the best ways to do this is by setting up the right systems for your business. Develop a website, business cards and a separate email address. If you don't...
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