My Son’s First Allowance

My Son’s First Allowance

My Son’s First Allowance POSTED BY CAROLINE CAKEBREAD I love everything about summer – except the ice cream truck. My three-year-old son goes berserk every time it pulls up in front of the park, with its jingly little siren song of a tune. “I want ice cream!” he screams (yes, he literally does scream for […]

Ever wonder how your attitude towards cleaning measures up? Now you can find out.

Ever wonder how your attitude towards cleaning measures up? Now you can find out.

Food for thought. BabyCenter.com, in partnership with Clorox, conducted a nation-wide online survey polling moms and their attitudes towards wellness, disinfecting, and cleaning. Here are the highlights of what we learned. Take a look — other moms might be more like you than you think! Most respondents reported being more concerned about germs since having […]

Hawaiian is first Hindu elected to US House

Last Tuesday, Hawaii not only elected Japan-born Mazie Hirono to be the first ever Asian-American woman elected to the Senate, they also elected Democrat Tulsi Gabbard as the first ever practicing Hindu to the US House of Representatives. Hawaii has been declared a Fox News Disaster Zone. Thirty-one-year-old Gabbard is the daughter of two conservative […]

Most Torontonians of Jamaican descent a boon to the city

Most Torontonians of Jamaican descent a boon to the city

Royson James Star Columnist These are the Jamaicans you don’t hear enough about — a high-achieving, prosperous community too often eclipsed by Toronto’s preoccupation with gang violence and street punks. Chances are they’re your boss, doctor, banker, caregiver, teacher, lawyer, plumber, university chancellor or the judge you’ll face in court tomorrow. But you could easily […]

IL FORNELLO Italian restaurant Ajax

IL FORNELLO Italian restaurant Ajax It has not taken very long for IL FORNELLO to move to the top of the list of the best Italian restaurants in Ajax. It’s not just the casual, classic Italian fare like pizzas baked in the wood-burning pizza oven, pasta favourites, salads, appetizers and more that customers are talking […]

Ice, Wine & Dine

Saturday, Nov. 3, 2012 | 4pm to 10pm Elm Street Enjoy an evening of culinary delights, festive cocktails and live entertainment on historic Elm Street! Area restaurants will be offering $5 sampler menus throughout the night. There will be wine tasting and martinis at our licensed patios. Make sure to check out the Martini Ice […]

Mahaya wins OCPA scholarship

The Organization of Calypso Performing Artistes (OCPA) proudly announces Mahayah Lochan-Aristide as the worthy recipient of the Second Annual Preston Shepherd Music Scholarship 2012. Mahayah, having met the criteria for the Award, is most deserving and she exemplifies all the qualities for which the late Preston Shepherd stood. Mahayah is a Grade 10 student enrolled […]

Jamaican is Ocktoberfest Woman of the Year

By Sandra Mills Author, Speaker and radio radio talk show host Paulet Biedermann is the first and only Caribbean native to win the Oktoberfest-Rogers TV woman of the year award. She was recognized for making significant long term contribution to her community and her country. Biedermann won the Waterloo Region’s most prestigious award on October […]

The new indentureship

By Herman Silochan “Arguably, the principle of being ‘beholden’ to your employer for all your needs, even after work, is reminiscent of the indentured labour practices of the 19th century, whereby immigrants came to North America on contract to work for a number of years in exchange for passage and accommodation. Although the practice is […]

community event

community event

Spring, summer, fall or winter, there’s always something happening in the City of North Vancouver. Celebrations include annual cultural events and festivals, concerts, charity events and more. We invite you to explore the event listings below and discover what your community has to offer. Events highlighted in green are sponsored or hosted by the City […]

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