April Fool’s Day

  Next Sunday  is April Fool’s Day, traditionally known as All Fools’ Day.  It is one of the most light-hearted days of the year.   On April 1st, people play funny jokes and tricks on their family and friends.  The origin of April Fool’s Day is unknown. The most popular idea is that … Read more

Earth Hour 2012

The World Wildlife Federation’s (WWF) annual Earth Hour presents a challenge to save energy that more and more British Columbians are finding fun and creative ways to take on. BC Hydro’s numbers show participation is increasing each year, with the megawatt hours conserved during last year’s one-hour … Read more

Say it quickly!

A tongue-twister is a phrase that is designed to be difficult to articulate properly, and can be used as a type of spoken word game. Some tongue-twisters produce results which are humorous when they are mispronounced, while others simply rely on the confusion and mistakes of the speaker for their am … Read more

One CAN Make A Difference.

CANstruction Vancouver is an annual design and build competitions that takes place in over 180 cities world wide. Teams of architects, engineers, designers and schools get together to construct fantastic, giant sized sculptures made entirely out of canned food. After the structures are built and the … Read more

Saint Patrick’s Day

St Patrick’s Day is a famous Irish holiday celebrated all over the world. In Canada, it is a public  holiday in the province of Newfoundland. In other places, such as Toronto and Montreal, large parades are held to celebrate the day.  People who have an Irish background or enjoy Irish culture may ho … Read more