Topic: our vancouver


Halibut season: How to make the most out of the whole fish

Jenice Yu, owner of Fresh Ideas Start Here, has suggestions for fillets, steaks, cheeks and bones.

Vancouver student reproduces Valentino dress with paper

Twenty-two Vancouver college students were tasked with reproducing the finest of fashionable dresses with the plainest of materials for the annual Brown Paper Couture exhibit.

Indigenous music artists in B.C. find home in hip hop

Hip hop may have emerged from black male communities in New York, but Indigenous music artist DJ Kookum sees strong similarities between that modern art practice and Indigenous traditions.

Vancouver chef wins 2018 Curry Cup

Alessandro Vianello shares his recipe for lamb belly rogan josh, his entry for the Chefs' Table Society of B.C.'s 2018 Curry Cup

How wrestler Andy Bird's perseverance is helping Indigenous youth spread their wings

Wrestling kept a young Andy Bird motivated even though rough times. He pushed himself to leave his Saskatchewan home and learn the pro-wresting trade. Now settled in B.C. he's helping more youth from back home reach their goals.

Impersonators share thrill of pretending to be a superstar

Tribute entertainers are both fans and talented stars in their own right.

Local chef at Vancouver International Boat Show spices up her seafood

Tammy Wood is an avid hunter and fisher. The Agassiz mother of six has competed on MasterChef Canada and has her own cooking show. She's bringing her seafood recipes to the 2018 Vancouver International Boat Show.

West Vancouver mom defies odds, volunteers for third Winter Olympics in a row

Busy working mom Jenny Hippel makes time for volunteering for Team Sweden at her third Olympics. The positive experience makes all the prep work she has to do before leaving home worth it.

These chocolate pucks are a healthy alternative to sugary treats

Sherry Strong offers advice for sugar addicts. The former unhealthy person is now a consultant and chef helping others curb those harmful cravings.

Event aims to ease holiday suffering

Barry Samson used work as a way to avoid emotions he was feeling, but a nervous breakdown forced him to deal with his inside voice.

Vancouver's poet laureate pens book about dog-and-handler bonds in K9 unit

Vancouver's poet laureate Rachel Rose has a whole new respect for law enforcement now after spending many nights on the case with officers and their canine partners.

Kick off the Christmas season with new cookie recipes

The days are darker and temperatures lower, making it a great time to start thinking about cooking comfort and party food as the holiday season approaches.

'Didn't define him' says advocate who grew up with MS in the family

An estimated 12,000 people suffer from Multiple Sclerosis (MS) in B.C. The disease affects women three times more than men.

Canadian artist's time in military subject of new exhibit at Vancouver Art Gallery

Vancouver Art Gallery curator Ian Thom says it took Gordon Smith many years to process his experiences during the Second World War.

FUUD Farm to doorstep delivery service aimed at busy professionals

Co-founder Thomas Buchan worked in the movie industry and found it a big challenge working the long hours and providing healthy food for this family. Then he discovered a fresh farm to doorstep delivery service while vacationing in New Zealand and launched his own version including recipes.