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BEE-Loved

The bee symbolizes community, brightness, and personal power. The ancient Druids saw the bees as symbolizing the sun, celebration, and community. Since the honey bee will protect its home at the risk of its own life, it also represents loyalty and courage. Bees have been disappearing rapidly since 2009. It’s not just honey bees, but…

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7 Virtual Engagement Party Ideas

If you recently got engaged (congrats!), you might be having a tough time figuring out the best way to celebrate this exciting time in your life during the current pandemic. Luckily, you can host a virtual engagement party. Through digital platforms like Zoom or Houseparty, couples can now host an engagement party from home, and…

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Delicious Recipes for the At-Home Chef

As we continue to practice physical distancing and stay home, most of us have embraced our inner chef and have become experts at baking and making gourmet pantry meals. But for those of us who have no idea how to manoeuvre around the kitchen, we’ve found some easy recipes you can whip up in under…

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Decluttering Your Closet For Spring

This self-isolation is hard stuff and I’m already dreaming of the things to buy on my spring wish lists. But given our current state, pour yourself a glass of wine, and have some boxes on hand. We’ve got some tips for de-cluttering your closet. Because how else are we going to make room for what’s…

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International Women’s Day

The first Women’s Day was held in New York City in 1909. The following year, somewhat inspired by the previous year’s event, it was proposed at the International Socialist Women’s Conference in Denmark that an annual Women’s Day be established to demand and promote women’s rights and suffrage. Fast forward to today, International Women’s Day…

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Women’s Day Inspiration: Diamond Isinger

Women’s Day Interview with Diamond Isinger, Provincial Commissioner of Girl Guides of Canada – Diamond is a strong advocate for volunteering and getting involved in the community. Guiding has helped her develop skills to thrive in all aspects of her personal and professional life, and she continues to share this with girls of all ages…

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Women’s Day Inspiration: Daisy Wu

Women’s Day Interview with Daisy Wu, owner of La Maison Valmont Vancouver – Daisy’s ability to make women feel beautiful, not just on the outside, but inside too, has allowed her to be a force in the industry for over 35 years. Her knowledge and leadership at La Maison Valmont Vancouver allow her to give…

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Women’s Day Inspiration: Chan Hon Goh

Women’s Day Interview with Chan Hon Goh, Director: Goh Ballet Academy & Youth Company Canada, Artistic Director: Global Dance Challenge, Prima Ballerina: National Ballet of Canada (1988 – 2009) – From a very young age, Chan’s dream to be a ballerina was unstoppable. A gifted classicist, Chan has performed all around the world and has been recognized…

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The Future is Female

In celebration of International Women’s Day, Oakridge is proud to present an engaging and inspiring panel of women of influence. Key topics of discussion include the modern working woman, entrepreneurship, work-life balance, and taking your career to the next level. Join us on Thursday, March 5 in the West Galleria at 5PM for some real…

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My Picks From New York Fashion Week

With New York Fashion Week being one of the Big 4 fashion weeks, it goes without saying that it is one of the most anticipated events of the industry. It is meticulously reported, and eyes aren’t only focused on the runway, but on everyone in attendance as well. Couple that with it being the Fall…

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