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Aeroplan partners with Amazon.ca to bring miles to online shoppers

Aeroplan partners with Amazon.ca to bring miles to online shoppers

If you collect Aeroplan miles, two new ways to collect points might help you get one step closer to that dream getaway. Starting April 24, Aeroplan members will be able to earn miles on purchases made through Amazon.ca.
Starbucks brings its newest unicorn, Crystal Ball Frappuccinos, for a limited time this week

Starbucks brings its newest unicorn, Crystal Ball Frappuccinos, for a limited time this week

Do you remember the Unicorn Frappuccino that went viral last year? This week, Starbucks will launch its newest unicorn this year — the Crystal Ball Frappuccino on Thursday, March 22. Just like a crystal ball, this new drink is mysterious as well.
Sakura Night: Epic food event marks cherry blossom season in Vancouver

Sakura Night: Epic food event marks cherry blossom season in Vancouver

Spring has sprung, and cherry blossom season is starting in Vancouver.
Column: Travel nerves with Shelley Civkin

Column: Travel nerves with Shelley Civkin

While my brain screams “Now is the time for adventure!” the rest of me screams “Are you kidding?” Is this, or is this not the carefree time of life? That is the question.
Free Nando’s chicken coming to Metro Vancouver this weekend

Free Nando’s chicken coming to Metro Vancouver this weekend

Do you love Portuguese chicken? Nando’s is offering free flamed-grilled chicken with fries for one day only on Sunday, March 25 from 11 a.m. to 1 p.m. across all Canadian locations.
Try 'bacon and eggs ramen' at this new Vancouver brunch spot

Try 'bacon and eggs ramen' at this new Vancouver brunch spot

Vancouver has brunch down to an art form, but there’s always room for inventive new spins on midday weekend eats.
Column: Wines for spring!

Column: Wines for spring!

Now that the snow has melted and the temperatures are rising, our thoughts veer towards next Tuesday and the arrival of spring! To celebrate the season of new growth, here’s a trio of fresh, lively wines for you to enjoy.
Column: Late bottled vintage and tawny ports of call

Column: Late bottled vintage and tawny ports of call

Sir Winston Churchill once said, “Wine is the drink for boys. Port for men.” Now that sounds very politically incorrect these days. After all, it’s 2018! But there is an essence of truth in Winston’s quote.
BC Hydro challenges residents to start an Electricity Reduction Challenge

BC Hydro challenges residents to start an Electricity Reduction Challenge

As summer weather washes over the Lower Mainland, you might be looking to save some extra money for the next dinner out or patio visit in your future.
Are eggshells, coffee grounds and tea bags good for my garden?

Are eggshells, coffee grounds and tea bags good for my garden?

Beneficial elements in all three are released slowly.