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Community Life, How To

Free tours, activities and attractions in Vancouver

image If you’re on a budget and looking for inexpensive ways to enjoy summer in the city, check out...
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Community Life

The trail collector

image You might call Becky Wayte a wanderer. Almost every day for the last 20 years, Becky has hiked or biked a trail somewhere...
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Community Life, Fine & Applied Arts

Capilano U is everywhere this Jazz Fest

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With one of the top jazz programs in the country, it’s not surprising that many Capilano U alumni and faculty...

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Community Life

The music scene: North Van summer style

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Face in the sun, music in the ears and the beat in your feet. There’s no better place to be...

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Community Life

June 21, 2013: National Aboriginal Day

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Today is National Aboriginal Day! Established in 1996 by a group of aboriginal organizations working with the Canadian government, this...

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Community Life, Sustainability

Whistler Water One Climb

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More than 780 million people don’t have access to clean drinking water, and one out of four deaths in children...

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Community Life, Student Life

New Orleans double header

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“Trumpet bells ringing / Bass drum is swinging / As the trombone groans / And the big horn moans /...

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Community Life

MEC Bikefest North Shore June 8-9

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Come celebrate all things bike-related at MEC Bikefest North Shore June 8 and 9 at North Vancouver’s Inter River Park,...

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Community Life, Global & Community Studies, How To

Tune up for Bike to Work Week

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May 27 to June 3 is Bike to Work Week in B.C., so we asked bike expert and Capilano U...

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About Cap, Community Life

Bring your pet to work day

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Furry and leathery creatures took over the Library plaza at the North Vancouver campus on May 23 for Cap’s annual...

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Community Life, Global & Community Studies

Human Kinetics takes on the Sun Run

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On the morning of Sunday, April 21, a group of students from the Human Kinetics (HKIN) program participated in the...

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Community Life, Fine & Applied Arts, Hot Topics

DOXA Documentary Film Festival

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DOXA is Western Canada’s largest documentary film festival. From May 3 to 12, 2013 the festival is screening 74 Canadian and...

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Community Life

Vancouver Opera comes to Squamish

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The Vancouver Opera is coming to Squamish on Sunday, April 28. The Squamish Literacy Committee, chaired by Capilano U faculty...

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Community Life, Sustainability

Celebrate Earth Day at our new community garden

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It’s a garden party, and you’re invited! Come in your best garden finery and join the festivities on Monday, April...

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Community Life

Poutine, je t’aime

Living as far from Quebec as we do, it’s easy to miss our French connections. Luckily, the jolie members of...

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Community Life, Portfolio

Creative Spaces: Merrell Gerber

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Artist Merrell Gerber’s East Vancouver studio is an airy and inspiring loft. We asked Gerber, who is also a sculpture...

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Arts & Sciences, Community Life

Secrets of the forest

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This month, archaeologist Bob Muckle presents an unexpected history of early 20th century life in North Vancouver based on more...

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Community Life

Hiking monster spotted in wine country

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She started as someone who liked a good stroll. Then her spouse introduced her to hiking. And that was it....

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Changemakers, Community Life

5 Days for the Homeless at Cap

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There is comfort in knowing you have a roof over your head, a warm place to sleep and where your...

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Community Life, Fun Stuff

Happy “St. Pantone’s” Day

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March 17 may be St. Patrick’s Day, but the folks at the Pantone Color Institute think that the colour associated...

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Community Life, Student Life

Portuguese lessons

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Portuguese fado sensation Ana Moura performed to a sold-out crowd at the NSCU Centre on Sunday, March 3, backed by...

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Community Life

Grrr, bark, woof…

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It started as an accident. Cameron Stuart had just been hired to make signs for the District of West Vancouver....

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Community Life

Street Food City

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For five days each January, Vancouverites can sample some of the more interesting street food vendors, all gathered in one...

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Community Life

The B.C. Bike Race

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While it’s a treat for everyone’s eyes, our coast is a brutal and beautiful challenge for the 500 who take...

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Community Life

$2,300 donated to food bank

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Fans of The Clash came out on mass to support the Vancouver Food Bank and to honour the 10th anniversary...

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Community Life

20 things we love about the North Shore

gallery Skating on Grouse Mountain. By day, it’s a crisp snap of fresh air as you glide along the 8,000-square-foot ice...
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Community Life

Off the beaten path

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Many people know that Capilano’s main campus is in North Vancouver, but did you know that we also have campuses...

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Community Life

Vancouver: 21st century city

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“In a settlement younger than most people’s great-grandparents, the notion of Parisian-style opera houses and ruined Coliseums is as foreign...

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