Apparently Canadian funding cuts arenâ€™t just for the arts anymore. The Conservative partyâ€™s federal budget unveiling on April 19th, 2012 announced Canadian youth volunteer program Katimavik would no longer received government funding, ending the program altogether after 35 years.
So what is Katimavik? Itâ€™s introduction in 1977 by Jacques Hebert wasSorry kids, Katimavik is on the chopping block again
Who: Foodies, Cupcakes lovers, and Cookie Monsters
What: If you have a "sweet tooth", this is the place for you. Inspired by traditional farmers markets in Vancouver, this market is even better since it is indoors with lots of free parking too.
You'll find talented budding, professional or home bakers sellingThe Sweetest Event in Vancouver...
Noble Oak is the musical moniker of local musician Patrick Fiore who produces electronic music through an almost minimalist approachÂ to create light and dreamy atmospheres with a sharp emphasis on diverse beatwork, warm bass, and the manipulation of vocal samples. Here's an interview we conducted with Noble Oak toArtist Interview: Noble Oak
Talent, ambition, drive and youthfulness are what Andrew Galang possesses for him to be Augustâ€™s Youth of the Month.Â A positive contributor to the dance community for 5 years, Andrewâ€™s journey begins as a student taking recreational hip hop classes. This ignited a passion to learn other styles to helpAugust 2011 #1: Andrew Galang
With dance practices on weekends, acting classes on weekdays, and school newspaper duties everywhere in between, Victoria Raskin, Y57's Youth of the Month, is an ambitious 16 year old girl with many credits under her belt.
Victoria is a frequent volunteer. At her private school, Deer Lake SDA, Victoria participated inJuly 2012 #1: Victoria Raskin
On Friday, November 2nd, 2012, 50 yellow umbrellas occupied the steps of the Vancouver Art Gallery for the debut of the Pass It On Campaign, hosted by the World Kindness Concert. A group of Vancouverites sporting yellow t-shirts and umbrellas got together to spread the word about kindness, anti-bullying, andVancouver "Passes It On" on Behalf of the World Kindness Concert