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James Pattison Donates $30M to Hospital

Billionaire James Pattison is donating $30 million to new construction at Royal Columbian Hospital in Vancouver. James Pattison, 94, is one of the richest people in Canada. He got his start selling cars for Pontiac and GM, and eventually invested his way into real wealth when he opened Jim Pattison Group Inc. He was on […]

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Vancouver Island Resort Resets for Refugees

A Vancouver Island resort is pivoting to instead be a sanctuary for Ukrainian refugees. Brian and Sharon Holowaychuks bought the Grouse Nest, a resort in East Sooke on the southwest corner of Vancouver Island, last year. The picturesque property, with rocky shorelines, its own dock, and a little walled lagoon, is peak B.C. coast. They […]

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Stand Up For Ukraine – April 8 and 9

“Stand Up for Ukraine” will raise funds to help the estimated 10 million Ukrainians already displaced by the Russian war being waged on their streets, so that those funds don’t have to come from the money already earmarked to help other refugee populations. In Mariupol alone an estimated 90 percent of homes have been destroyed. […]

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Anonymous Edmonton ‘Santa’ Gives Out Poem and $250 Gift Card

It’s become trite and overplayed to point out that 2020 was hard on everyone, but it was. It was catastrophically hard on many, whether they lost lives close to them or the livelihoods that support their families. When Christmas came, many found the holiday more burden than celebration. Edmonton, Alberta in December was looking at […]

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Rethink Breast Cancer Promotes T.L.C.

Rethink is an anti-breast cancer initiative that focuses on the under-40 crowd. Based out of Canada, Rethink is striving to “foster a new generation of young and influential breast cancer supporters; infuse sass and style into the cause; and most importantly, respond to the unique needs of young (or youngish) women going through it.” Part […]