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Eric Akis: Two recipes for shortbread — cranberry pecan and Stilton walnut

Eric Akis: Two recipes for shortbread — cranberry pecan and Stilton walnut

I found time to do holiday baking recently and wanted to make shortbread, but could not decide whether it should be savoury or sweet.
Column: Why does Tamara Taggart choose federal, not local politics?

Column: Why does Tamara Taggart choose federal, not local politics?

Former news anchor turned anti-lead-in-school-drinking-fountains-advocate Tamara Taggart is hoping to throw her hat into the ring in the upcoming federal election.
Column: Latkes gone bad

Column: Latkes gone bad

Retirement columnist Shelley Civkin dishes on the good, the bad and the ugly of a recent attempt at veggie latkes.
Book Review: How to Invent Anything by Ryan North

Book Review: How to Invent Anything by Ryan North

It's a perfect read for anyone with an interest in general science or engineering.
Canada is the most Christmassy country in the world, according to report

Canada is the most Christmassy country in the world, according to report

Taxi2Airport just released a list of the 25 most “Christmassy” countries in the world, and Canada took the top spot.
Hundreds of extremely bright meteors to paint Metro Vancouver skies next week

Hundreds of extremely bright meteors to paint Metro Vancouver skies next week

This month, Vancouverites are privy to one of the brightest meteors shower of the year – the Geminid meteor shower. The shower peaks on December 13 -14, and it produces an army of shooting stars.
Column: Tasting my way through Australia's Barossa Valley, pt. 2

Column: Tasting my way through Australia's Barossa Valley, pt. 2

This week, Eric Hanson highlights more must-visit vineyards.
Snowshoeing is your ticket to a winter wonderland

Snowshoeing is your ticket to a winter wonderland

Burnaby Outdoor Club welcoming new members
Test kitchen tempts Richmond grocers, restaurants to stock sustainable seafood

Test kitchen tempts Richmond grocers, restaurants to stock sustainable seafood

In a bright kitchen hidden amongst warehouses on Annacis Island, chef Poyan Danesh adds the finishing garnish to a saffron lobster risotto while keeping an eye on the black tiger shrimp frying on the stove.
8 Instagram-worthy spots in Richmond to take holiday photos

8 Instagram-worthy spots in Richmond to take holiday photos

Is it really the most wonderful time of year if you can’t show it off to your friends on social media?