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    Daddy Yankee Aids Puerto Rico

    Wednesday, October 4, 2017

    Daddy Yankee to raise $1.5 million for Habitat for Humanity’s hurricane recovery efforts in Puerto Rico In response to the tragic devastation caused by Hurricane Maria, Puerto Rico native, rapper, producer and “Despacito” singer Daddy Yankee has pledged a personal donation of $250,000 and to raise an additional $1.5 million toward Habitat for Humanity’s plans to help Puerto Ricans repair and [...]

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    Homelessness Escape Room

    Tuesday, October 3, 2017

    Former Homeless Man Helps Build Escape Room to Share Story, Inspire Action, Enhance Understanding A ground-breaking Escape Room is set to be unveiled in Metro Vancouver, allowing the public to encounter homelessness in a radical new way. The room, called Encounter, was partly conceived, designed, constructed, and engineered by formerly homeless Canadians who want the public to understand [...]

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    Breast Cancer Awareness

    Sunday, October 1, 2017

    October is Breast Cancer Awareness Month: What You Need to Know and How You Can Help Thanks to earlier detection –through screening and increased awareness— and better treatments, a woman’s risk of dying of breast dropped 38 percent between the late 1980s and 2014, translating into 297,300 fewer breast cancer deaths during that time. However, [...]

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WHAT HE WANTS

VITAL SIGNS By Drew Allen   So, if something in your body feels out of whack, you go to the doctor to have everything checked out, right? And once the doctor takes your temperature, checks your blood pressure and a few other vital signs, you’ll either find out that you’re in good health, or you’ll [...]

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SH*T GIRLS SAY BOOK LAUNCH

From the creators of the Internet sensation Sh*t Girls Say, Canadian writers Kyle Humphrey and Graydon Sheppard, comes a book that is both hilariously quotable and irresistibly stylish. This wildly creative book – featuring the duo’s favorite tweets, with elaborate sets created to reveal each new phrase – is a visual and comic treat for [...]

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MAIN COURSE: PUMPKIN CRANBERRY BREAD

As we fall into Fall during the month of October, it’s a natural tendency to look for a recipe involving pumpkins to get you fully in a mellow autumn mood. Pumpkin Cranberry Bread is a terrific and versatile treat that you can enjoy as a quick breakfast, a mid-day snack, or as an after-dinner treat [...]

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THE DIVIDED STATE OF AMERICA

As the United States presses toward the Presidential election this coming November, everyone from Wall Street to Main Street is debating which candidate will best cure the nation’s ills. San Francisco-based spray pain artist Chor Boogie lends his creative voice to this debate in his provocative, groundbreaking six piece collection “The Divided States of America.” [...]