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Millions for Vancouver General Hospital expansion

VANCOUVER – The British Columbia government and Vancouver Coastal Health have announced a $102-million upgrade for Vancouver General Hospital.

The health authority says the funds will allow construction of 16 operating rooms and a 40-bed unit for pre- and post-surgical patients. 85 more words


Enough for now

Dear world,

I feel so full right now.

I am brimming with golden-fried cauliflower, creamy lentils, avocado and Halloumi cheese topped with pomegranate seeds; and good conversation and cucumber water and … contentment. 939 more words

Anti-NMDA Receptor Encephalitis

Vancouver City Hall

The 1936 depression-era make-work project that is Vancouver City Hall, the Art Deco twelve stories structure, and now heritage site, was built upon what was then Strathcona Park, on the 50th anniversary of the incorporation of the City. 215 more words

Hendrik Slegtenhorst

'Wellspring of Love' a novel by Doris Riedweg

Paperback 6.0 x 9.0 in
200 pages
ISBN: 9781926763323


“Doris Riedweg’s novels are addicting. The reader finds it almost impossible to lay one of her books down until the very end. 517 more words


Wayne Moriarty: What to do when a stranger is passed out on your lawn

I came home to a strange woman passed out on the front lawn of my apartment building the other day.

I live on 13th and Ash. 628 more words

Local News

Skier credits new technique at Vancouver hospital for quick recovery from brain injury

VANCOUVER –¬†For weeks after professional skier Jamie Crane-Mauzy injured her brain while competing in Whistler, B.C., the 23-year-old says she experienced the world like the protagonist in the movie “50 First Dates.” 477 more words