“Aging means a decline in health and happiness.” “Aging means having to back out of social groups and the things that bring us joy.” “Aging means being frail and afraid.” What if I told you these were all fear-based myths and stereotypes? What if I told you I had a conversation with someone who comes from a long line of women who have thrived in their 90’s? And what if I told you – I learned her secrets? Dr. Andrea Brandt is a renowned psychotherapist, speaker and author who tells all in her latest book, Mindful Aging: Embracing Your...Read More
Author: Taslim Jaffer
image credit: Reg Natarajan As Surrey residents, you know that there is a lot to boast about our beautiful city – and a large part of our pride rests on our business and community leaders. In an evening of recognition, the Surrey City Awards program will honour finalists and winners from 7 major categories who each contribute to our progressive and dynamic corner of the world. We are excited to share with you these people and projects that are putting our city on the map! Sport In The City Award What brings a community together like nothing else? A...Read More
From the world-renowned creative team behind the Mom’s the Word series comes the next chapter in their stories of family life and strife. Mom’s the Word 3: Nest ½ Empty is about adult children, marital breakdowns and dysfunctional bodies. Life doesn’t get any prettier for these moms who unabashedly share every embarrassing detail from their lives. Filled with a-ha moments, secrets, and humour that will make you blush and snort (or slap your knees and roar), this brand-new show—starring Jill Daum, Alison Kelly, Barbara Pollard, Deborah Williams, and Beatrice Zeilinger—is both hysterical and deeply touching. And it’s not a...Read More
A Culturally-Relevant Celebration of Diwali Mumbai-native, Rohit Chokhani, is bringing a new province-wide Diwali celebration to the streets of Metro Vancouver. The idea behind the artistic platform, Diwali in B.C., according to Chokhani, is “not to recreate the Indian celebration of Diwali but to celebrate the new year and South Asian culture in a way that is inclusive and welcoming of other cultures that represent Metro Vancouver.” He felt it important to produce something non-denominational so that anyone of any background who felt drawn to the theatre, dance and film performances could be a part of the conversation. Diwali...Read More
You know you’ve reached the West coast of Canada when you see Choices Markets pop up on city street corners and in suburban plazas. Widely recognized and well-established, the Choices brand represents a healthy, fresh and local focus. Consumers trust that when they walk out of one of the 11 conveniently located stores, they are carrying a reusable cloth bag full of goodness. In the Lower Mainland, the rains are already upon us, the leaves are preparing to dazzle with their vibrant fall colours and food enthusiasts are switching out their barbecue recipes for indoor dinner party menus. With...Read More
In this series, we are bringing complete coverage of Asia’s biggest Fashion Week “India Fashion Week” home to Surrey. More than 100 selected fashion designers participating and more than 50 showcasing on the runway. The crew of Amazon India Fashion Week consists… read more ❯
Locally produced web series, Daisy & The Gumboot Kids, premieres online at watch.cbc.ca this Thursday. The series is a spin-off of the award-winning television series, Scout & The Gumboot Kids, which is recommended by the Parents’ Choice Awards and was recently named a finalist for the international children’s media award – Prix Jeunesse.
Each episode, Daisy makes a nature… read more ❯
ARIES | Arians are full of energy and enthusiasm, their love is sudden and is high in passion. Jupiter is very well placed in Libra until October 2018. Saturn is also sitting in their sign of fortune for the entire year so their love life and relationships are… read more ❯
It’s February and love is in the air…or is that just the smell of delicious food? When it comes to Valentine’s Day, there are so many places for food options to choose from that it’s hard to decide, so here are just a few that you should check out right here in Surrey.
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