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Wedding Gift-Giving Guide for Every Bride and Groom

Every time you accept a wedding invitation you’re inevitably faced with the question of what to give, especially when the happy couple you’re shopping for seemingly has everything. If you’re scrambling to purchase a thoughtful wedding gift, you’re in luck. We know a thing or two about finding something perfect for the couple, from where…

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Appreciating Teachers

As we get closer to the end of the school year, I can’t help but reminisce about my time as a student. When I think back to my school days at Tecumseh Elementary, there were two teachers in particular who inspired me: Mrs. Pratt, my kindergarten teacher, and Mr. Carey, my Grade 7 teacher. They…

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Digital Divas On-The-Go

We now live in an era where almost every person owns a mobile phone (or two, in some cases). You not only can send messages, take photos, stream videos, check your emails, and browse the Internet, but also store/share data, download apps, and make purchases with your phone. The rapid rise in the sale of…

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CAUTION: Fashion in Progress!

Fashion Trends There was a lot going on down the runways of the SS19 fashion shows. From neons and pastels to prints and colour blocking to fringe and lace, and more – we saw it all from our most beloved designers! It was clear that this season is about making a statement and turning heads….

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Celebrate Administrative Professionals Day

Every April brings another opportunity for businesses and individuals to celebrate their administrative hero through Administrative Professionals Day. Did you know that National Professional Secretaries Week and National Secretary’s Day was created in 1952 due to a demand for skilled administrative personnel? Harry F. Klemfuss, a publicist and champion of secretaries, recognized the value of…

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Chopsticks Get Second Life

This year marks the 49th annual Earth Day celebration. The initiative started on April 22, 1970 in the United States by US Senator Gaylord Nelson to increase public awareness of environmental issues and by 1990, Earth Day became globally recognized. Each year over 190 countries around the world take part in this global event. This…

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Paper Couture Exhibition

One voter will be selected at random to win a $500 Oakridge shopping spree (Congrats to Natalie van Apeldoorn). The student whose creation gets the most votes will be awarded a $500 bursary (Congrats to Patricia Lin). [CONTEST CLOSED] For the sixth year in a row, Paper Couture is back! Langara College’s Design Formation Program…

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Hoppy Easter, Everybunny!

Can you believe that Easter is almost upon us? Easter marks a long weekend filled with fun-tastic family activities (click here to download our Easter Colouring Sheet).  Although Easter is a Christian celebration, the seasonal chocolate eggs and the bunny who delivers them are nowhere to be found in scripture. Canadians commonly refer to Easter…

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Refresh Your Home

Spring is synonymous with re-organizing and refreshing your home (and closet) – hello, Spring cleaning! This is the perfect time to give your space a facelift. An organized space really helps to de-clutter your mind and improve your mood. By now, everyone’s heard of Marie Kondo and her inspirational “spark joy” organizational tips. Take a…

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