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Inaugural South Asian Film Festival rocked by storm-related flight cancellations

October 31, 2012

Superstorm Sandy has thrown a wrench into Vancouver’s inaugural South Asian Film Festival, with two of India’s most renowned musicians stranded in the U.S. and forced to cancel plans to perform here. “I am absolutely heart sick,” said Hannah Fisher, the festival’s co-founder and artistic director, of the cancellation by brothers Rajan and Sajan Mishra [...]

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Vancouver environmentalists call for delay in Canada-China trade deal

October 30, 2012

A Vancouver-based environmentalist group is joining the opposition toward a new sweeping trade deal the federal government intends to sign with China this week. Tzeporah Berman, co-founder of ForestEthics, says Ottawa plans to enact an agreement on Thursday that has heard little public debate, and therefore threatens democracy. So her group is calling for a [...]

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Parry: Diamonds are a Big Sisters Gala’s best friend, too

October 6, 2012

GIRLS’ BEST FRIENDS: Lazy Gourmet catering firm co-founder Susan Mendelson recently contracted to supply Simon Fraser University’s downtown facilities for four years. Finger-food she served at a related reception included mini turkey dinners and cinnamon tuna on a lotus chip with a glazed sesame praline. Vancouver Sun – News / Vancouver

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Consumers becoming desensitized to gas price jumps, says price tracker

September 15, 2012
Consumers becoming desensitized to gas price jumps, says price tracker

The co-founder of a popular gas price-tracking website says consumers are becoming increasingly desensitized to wild swings at the pump — like the 13-cent wallop Montrealers experienced earlier this week. Global TV BC News

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GranFondo: Riders come from far and wide

September 9, 2012

More and more riders from across the country and around the world are participating in the annual Vancouver-to-Whistler mass bike ride known as the RBC GranFondo Whistler, according to its president and co-founder Kevin Thomson. Vancouver Sun – News / Vancouver

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