A Pop-Up Vaccine Site in One of Canada’s Most Impoverished Neighborhoods

In Vancouver’s Downtown Eastside, health authorities have prioritized vaccinations for the homeless and other disadvantaged people to try to contain the pandemic.

#coronavirus-2019-ncov, #drug-abuse-and-traffic, #homeless-persons, #trudeau-justin, #vaccination-and-immunization, #vancouver-british-columbia

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The Designer Couple Revitalizing Jil Sander

The husband-and-wife duo Luke and Lucie Meier share the influences behind the brand’s modern, minimalist aesthetic.

#fashion-and-apparel, #jil-sander-ag, #meier-lucie, #meier-luke, #paris-france, #vancouver-british-columbia, #zermatt-switzerland

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Javicia Leslie on Becoming TV’s First Black Batwoman

“I’m coming in with my elbows out and making way,” the 33-year-old actor said about her starring role in Season 2 of the CW superhero series “Batwoman.”

#actors-and-actresses, #batwoman-tv-program, #black-people, #content-type-personal-profile, #cw-television-network, #homosexuality-and-bisexuality, #leslie-javicia, #minorities, #stunts-and-stuntmen, #television, #vancouver-british-columbia, #women-and-girls

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Kathleen Heddle, Rower Who Won 3 Olympic Gold Medals, Dies at 55

“I liked the balance between brute strength and power with finesse,” Ms. Heddle, a two-time Olympian for Canada, said of her sport.

#awards-decorations-and-honors, #canada, #heddle-kathleen, #olympic-games-1992, #olympic-games-1996, #rowing, #vancouver-british-columbia

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A Canadian ‘Buy Local’ Effort Fights Amazon on Its Own Turf

A website called Not Amazon was created to drive sales to more than 4,000 independent stores in four cities. The initiative aims to keep expanding.

#calgary-alberta, #canada, #e-commerce, #halifax-nova-scotia, #shopping-and-retail, #small-business, #toronto-ontario, #vancouver-british-columbia

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I Was Done Dating. Then I Joined a Hookup App.

What if the fastest path to a committed relationship is to actively avoid one?

#coronavirus-2019-ncov, #dating-and-relationships, #love-emotion, #single-persons, #vancouver-british-columbia

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He Dismembered His Boss, but a Judge Ruled It Manslaughter

A New York Times reporter and true crime author reflects on one of the strangest crimes that he’s encountered in Canada.

#murders-attempted-murders-and-homicides, #vancouver-british-columbia, #yuan-gang, #zhao-li

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A Canadian Dream House That Took Three Architects to Build

Cascading down a rocky slope in West Vancouver, the home was a creative effort that required patience and a tolerance for loss.

#furniture, #home-repairs-and-improvements, #interior-design-and-furnishings, #real-estate-and-housing-residential, #restoration-and-renovation, #vancouver-british-columbia

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Wildfire Smoke Over Vancouver Prompts Air Quality Concerns

Residents retreated indoors after smoke from wildfires in the U.S. descended on Vancouver and other communities in British Columbia.

#air-pollution, #british-columbia-canada, #environment-canada, #forests-and-forestry, #national-parks-monuments-and-seashores, #vancouver-british-columbia, #victoria-british-columbia, #wildfires

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How to Cycle Up ‘Mount Everest’

A biking challenge known as “Everesting” — hill repeats equal in distance to the climb up the mountain — is catching on, with records rapidly falling.

#bicycles-and-bicycling, #british-columbia-canada, #contador-alberto, #coronavirus-2019-ncov, #cycling-road, #mount-everest, #mountains, #vancouver-british-columbia

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