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Five ways to stay cool at home without air conditioning

Does your air-conditioning-deprived living space have you feeling like you’re stuck in a sweatbox? Don’t worry — there are other ways to cool off indoors without A/C. Here are Westmar’s top five tips for beating the heat at home. Stay shuttered Opening your blinds in the A.M. may seem as natural as kicking off the […]

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Top quiet beaches in Lower Mainland

English Bay. Jericho. Spanish Banks. These are just three of the many spectacular and well-known beaches in the Lower Mainland, but their popularity means trying to find a plot of unoccupied real estate can become something of a rarity on sunny days. If you crave a different and quieter summer waterfront experience, seek out one […]

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Italian Day on The Drive

Summer 2017 events calendar

Summer officially gets under way in just a couple of weeks: here are the hottest events coming up this season. Italian Day on The Drive — June 11 Experience Italian heritage and community at this annual celebration that takes over 14 blocks of Commercial Drive with everything from live entertainment to vendors selling authentic food. Approximately 350,000 […]

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