Valentine’s Day: not as relevant as before?

Vancouver store fronts usually have heart decors as a signal of a major event in February but not this year, and it pegs the question of whether or not Valentine’s day has lost its lustre as a holiday. Deanna Cobden, founder of Dateworks, a dating consultation service says it really depends on the person but…

Lunar New Year Festivities

Malls like Cadillac Fairview’s Pacific Centre are adorning red lanterns as decor and that means people are awaiting a holiday that is not Valentine’s day. The Lunar New Year or Spring Festival is an annual holiday predominantly celebrated cultural event, that falls on the Lunar calendar months of January and February, significant amongst a few…

Fake journalist reveals how she got inside UN event

An environmental activist who posed as a Burnaby Now reporter last week to sneak into a news conference with Prime Minister Justin Trudeau says she didn’t mean any disrespect to journalists. But Hayley Zacks of Stand.earth did not rule out taking such measures again when asked by the Voice if she would repeat the stunt…