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Hand-poke tattoo collage

Dot-by-Dot

In Vancouver, two hand-poke tattoo artists provide an alternative to machine tattooing: creating safe and inclusive spaces for clients.

Gaia Tree Mural

A Mutual Benefit

Murals not only benefit artists and businesses; they can also liven up neighbourhoods and create a sense of community.

Stephanie Taylor

A Better Measure of Success

How three Vancouver women are changing business for the better through environmental and social sustainability.

Colourful mosquito nets

Travelling in a New Direction

Community-based tourism is a responsible way to travel, preserving a destination community’s culture and environment.

Interior at Spartacus Books

Room For Everyone

Community-run Spartacus Books is a nonprofit resource centre with a long history of perseverance in the face of change.

Grilled Octopus Anticucho

Ancora Waterfront Dining and Patio

Ancora Waterfront Dining and Patio offers Peruvian and Japanese fusion cuisine using sustainably-sourced seafood.

Restaurant interior

CơM Vietnamese

Cơm Vietnamese is a welcome addition to Richmond, BC, with its family-style sharing menu and innovative cocktail menu.

Two Giga Dragons

Wrestling the Ramen Dragon

Pacific Rim Magazine staff takes on the Giga Dragon eating challenge at Ramen Takanotsume in Vancouver’s West End.

Sing Sing's interior

Sing Sing Beer Bar

Main Street’s new and trendy Sing Sing Beer Bar boasts 20 rotating taps and specializes in pizza and pho.

cartems

Dreams and Donuts

For Cartems, selling donuts is not all about making a profit; it’s the people who come first.

coworking-space

Collaborate, Connect, Cowork

Freelancers now have more professional spaces to meet clients at than just the local café.

Laptops on table

Ready, Set, Hack!

Competitive coding events encourage participants with varied backgrounds to develop innovative apps that help solve global issues.

chinatown buildings

Preserving Chinatown

An investigation into the ongoing housing crisis of Vancouver’s Chinatown and Downtown East Side, and the groups trying to solve it.

carrots

Future Harvests

Innovative UBC program provides a new generation of farmers with agricultural education and hands-on experience.

abstract art

Lawrence Paul Yuxweluptun’s Unceded Territories

What to expect from the current exhibit, Unceded Territories, by artist Lawrence Paul Yuxweluptun at Vancouver’s Museum of Anthropology.

Centre A

The small Chinatown gallery that’s helping to bring attention to Asian-Canadian artists and their work.

Environment surrounding palm oil production

Palm Futures

Many people are familiar with the problems with manufacturing palm oil, but don’t realize that avoidance isn’t the answer. Consumers must understand their own purchasing power, and force companies to provide a sustainable alternative.

a selection of gluten and gluten-free products

Or Not to Wheat?

Exploring the differences between celiac disease and choosing the gluten-free lifestyle.

Seekers International Stays Inspired

Seekers International charts his musical influences as his career takes off.

Holding the Note

Salve Dayao recalls the golden years of Jazz.

Bike Sharing Faces A Roadblock

The promise and problems of Vancouver’s bike-share program.

Spirituality at Work

Three Vancouverites weave Eastern philosophies into their professional lives.

Grown Within City Limits

The advantages of small plot farms in Vancouver neighbourhoods.

Hobnob in the Hub

Pioneering co-working spaces in Vancouver.

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