Is it possible to feed yourself on pocket change? Chris Miele, who lives on the border of Burnaby and Coquitlam, is finding out with a five-day challenge to raise awareness about extreme poverty, while spending only $1.75 for food per day.
If the weather is decent from May 23 to 25, this year's version of Surrey Children's Festival could hit the 18,000 attendance mark over the three days.
Four sharpshooting local cowboys and cowgirls are targeting Rock Springs, Wyo. and the National High School Finals Rodeo.
Here's another way to think about the issues of ethnic enclaves, of signage, of expectations around integration and the question of who accommodates to whom.
Perhaps that's the wrong question, according to Michael Brydon, a Simon Fraser University academic who studies why people make decisions. A professor with the university's Beedie School of Business, Brydon says the more important issue is why people should bother to vote.
Is it through childhood lab kits? Does one explosive triumph with baking soda and vinegar turn them on so much that they vow to keep plugging along, investigating obscurities and inventing items that nobody else thinks are advisable?
"I remember things so clearly now that I've started thinking about them, even from when I was a boy, not even four years old."
THE quiet little town of Squamish has many attractions: rock climbing, kite surfing and parasailing, hiking, sailing, fishing - pretty much any of the outdoor activities featured in the MEC catalogue.
Student art On now at the Chilliwack Cultural Centre art gallery is the annual exhibition of high school students from School District 33. On display is a selection of art from Grade 10, 11 and 12 students. Featured is a wide range of topics and media, including paintings, drawing, printmaking, digital art, photography, ceramics, sculpture and more.
Fundraiser taking place on May 23 at Wild Rice, tickets on sale online and at market Saturday
Bozzini's welcomes back to the Upstairs Lounge an intimate performance by a true Canadian pop icon, Alfie Zap-pacosta. Edmonton's Andrew Glover will join him on piano. Zappacosta was set to return to Chilliwack for a pair of concert dates at Bozzini's Upstairs in January, but a medical condition prevented him from flying. Zappacosta performs April 25. Doors open at 6 p.m., show at 8 p.m. Tickets are $22.50 and available now at Bozzini's or call 604-792-0744 to reserve by phone.
I've had occasion to think a lot about job prospects for immigrants lately.
With an Olympic experience already under his belt, Coquitlam's Tory Nyhaug has added a UCI BMX Supercross World Cup podium finish to his list of accomplishments.
It's been a banner season for all men's and women's squash teams at The Bayside Club in Tsawwassen.
Tickets for the ninth annual Surrey Children's Festival went on sale Tuesday, April 16 at the Surrey Arts Centre box office.
The Chilliwack Players Guild presents the mystery thriller Postmortem by Ken Ludwig April 18 to 27 at the Chilliwack Cultural Centre. For tickets call the centre box office at 604-391-SHOW (7469), visit in person or purchase online at www.chilliwackculturalcentre.ca.
The Earl Marriott Mariners will be rubbing shoulders with some of the best high school rugby teams on the planet beginning April 29.
Editor: -- An open letter to the people of Chilliwack:
A contingent from the Royal Canadian Sea Cadet Corps Fraser is taking part in an adventure of a lifetime.