Vancouver

Top 6 New Bakeries to Check Out in Vancouver

Vancouver has experienced a small baking renaissance of sorts with artisanal, high quality bakeries popping up in different neighbourhoods around town. Here are our top 6 new bakeries in Vancouver: Livia Sweets 1339 Commercial Drive liviasweets Serving breads, sweets, lunch and brunch, this beautiful cafe on Commercial Drive has quickly established both its culinary and Instagram-worthy credentials. Line ups are the norm at this new hotspot. Claire Livia Lassam has successfully created the perfect ...

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Best Housing Off-Campus for SFU Students

There comes a time when life beyond campus calls. Typically, it is sophomore year. You've turned 19 and life off campus needs to be explored! As exciting as this time is, it can also be daunting. Saying good bye to tired res food is one thing, but fending for your own meals, finding and furnishing an apartment is quite another. The first decision to be made, is where to live. Below ...

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Celebrating Cinco de Mayo 2019 in Vancouver

Cinco de Mayo 2019 is just around the corner and what better way to celebrate than with Mexican food in Vancouver! Since we only live a country away from Mexico, there is no reason we can't celebrate over here! Thankfully, Mexican cuisine has an established foothold in Vancouver. We've moved beyond Tex-Mex fusion cuisine to more refined Mexican food. Here's a list of restaurants perfect for celebrating Cinco de Mayo in ...

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Moving to Vancouver BC

Inside Scoop: Setting Up Your New Life in Vancouver

Vancouver's Vantastic VA is a one-stop relocation service helping people relocate to Vancouver from all over the world. We collaborated with Vantastic to share some key insights, tips and tricks to help newcomers establish themselves in our fair city. This post deals with the logistics of moving to Vancouver. The Paperwork If moving from outside Canada, the first thing you need to do is get a SIN card. This allows you ...

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Inside Scoop: 16 Things You Need to Know About Living in Vancouver

For those considering making a move to our little corner of the Pacific Northwest, here are some things we think you need to know before jumping in with both feet. To compile our list, we've collaborated with Vancouver's Vantastic VA, a one-stop relocation service helping people move here from around the world. Vantastic helps ensure your move is smooth, efficient and as worry-free as possible helping with accommodation, employment, mobile/internet/cable ...

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Best 5 Vegan Restaurants in Vancouver

Let's face it, being a vegan is not what it used it be. No longer is it such a struggle to find places that serve something suitable and tasty to meet your plant-based lifestyle and needs. And, more and more, everyone, including the most dedicated carnivores, are open to trying the occasional vegan meal. So here are our top picks for vegan fare in Vancouver: Acorn 3995 Main St. The Acorn Restaurant on ...

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FEATURED LISTING: Richmond Apartment Pied-a-Terre

Enjoy living in this fully rain-screened, centrally located, 3 level complex in the Brighouse neighbourhood of Richmond. Walking distance to Richmond Centre, Minoru Park facilities, arenas and aquatic centre, this 1 bedroom, 1 bathroom home delivers the best of Richmond. This unit boasts a smart floor plan, spacious L-shaped kitchen and a balcony for summer barbecues. Hop on the Canada Line at the Brighouse station and be downtown in 20 ...

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Best Easter Chocolate in Vancouver

No other holiday features chocolate as prominently as Easter...that’s right, not even Halloween. Chocolate eggs, chocolate bunnies, chocolate chicks tempt us at every turn. They are part of Easter celebrations the world over and originate from both Christian and pagan traditions featuring the egg. The egg is an ancient symbol of new life while, in the Christian context, it represents the resurrection of Christ from the tomb.  Real eggs were, ...

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FEATURED LISTING: Best of Surrey Living in 4 Bed Home

This beautiful, airy 4 bedroom, 3.5 bath home in Surrey must be seen. A spacious, well designed floor plan features hardwood flooring, stainless steel appliances, quartz countertops, beautiful wall finishings,  corner deck, double garage.... and LIGHT! It is the perfect home for a couple or family. For additional information on this property, view the listing here or in the liv.rent app available in the App Store and the  Google Play Store.  

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Fit for Summer – 5 Vancouver Fitness Classes to Check Out

Spring is here and the beaches and mountains have come ‘a calling! It is time to revisit your health and fitness goals and make sure you are ready to conquer that mountain, volleyball court, pool or patio…we won’t judge! Most importantly, though, why not see spring as a good time to recharge and recommit to feeling healthier and better about yourself. Exercise science shows that people are energized by others ...

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