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A Chat with West Vancouver Mayor Mary-Ann Booth
Mother, lawyer, community supporter and leader. Get to know West Vancouver Mayor Mary-Ann Booth as she chats candidly with us about the challenges of being a women in politics and what it has been like this past year as the community faces several different issues, including fighting the deadly Covid-19 virus.
From social media strategies, to her outlook for 2021, hear her holiday message - and some of the new ideas coming our way in the New Year.
Delivering Christmas Dinner with Edge Catering
The catering business may be a delicious one, but it is not one for the faint of heart. A passion for food, and a dedication to the craft is what it takes to be successful according to businesswoman Judy Reeves. Owner and operator of Edge Catering, Judy tell us what makes for a successful event and why she has chosen the right ingredients to put together this winning recipe.
Also, hear how she's packing up the goods and cooking up a special holiday menu on offer for this season. Christmas Eve or Christmas Day, don't let the opportunity to dine in style pass you by. Delivered to your home, you'll want to order often as gourmet food and festive fun are all on everyone's wish list this year.
Click here for more deliciousness and holiday gift giving ideas - Edge Catering
Whistler Festival Celebrates 20th Anniversary
The Whistler Film Festival celebrates its 20th anniversary year by turning up the volume on even more films and festivities. As with other events this year, the celebrations and screenings will be virtual - but the excitement and access to films will be better than ever.
Listen as we chat with Whistler Film Fest founder Shauna Hardy Mishaw as she lets us know about the history of the festival and the many exciting surprises that are in store for this year's event. Hear about some of the stars of years past, and learn how the festival has grown to support everything from independent filmmakers to screenwriters, directors, actors and more.
The festival runs right up until Dec 30 - so go online now and get your tickets to enjoy the very best of the fest today.
Whistler Film Festival - click here for info
Believe in a Cure - Diabetes Gala Rockin for Research with Loverboy
Do you believe in a cure for diabetes? If the answer if 'yes' then you'll want to tune in to hear Rockin' for Research gala chair Stephanie Orr talk about this year's event which once again included an appearance by rock legends Loverboy - who helped kick it all off 21 years ago.
This year's theme was 'Believe' - and despite Covid-19 restrictions, this amazing fundraising effort meant everyone was working to help turn 'Type 1 into Type None'.
Virtual gatherings are the new successful way to raise money during this pandemic, and this year's gala didn't disappoint. Gift boxes, auction items and a live performance by the band itself, all helped make it as glamorous as ever.
Also hear the personal and heart-warming story of Stephanie's own experiences as a mother of two adult children who have fought so hard against this disease. Inspirational and educational, the giving doesn't stop.
It Takes Two - How a Mother and Son Dynamic Duo is Influencing Politics in North Vancouver
Holly Back is a North Vancouver City councillor. Her son, Jordan Back, is a North Vancouver District councillor. Now this dynamic duo and political power couple is sharing their family secrets on how they serve their communities and keep the lines of communication open.
Take a listen to this introductory episode of what is sure to become a regular feature here and on NorthVancouver.com as we make a date to keep you up-to-date on all the motions that matter for North Vancouver and more.
It's a heart-to-heart and 'Back to Back' discussion you won't want to miss.
Porsche Taycan Test Drive - Cars with Craig and Chris
Imagine driving a machine so powerful that you feel like you're being launched in a rocket. That's what it's like inside this new Porsche Taycan supercar.
Sleek, sexy and all electric - tune in to hear car aficionados Craig Turner and Chris Graham chat about how it feels to take the wheel of this innovative machine. A 'Cars with Craig and Chris' segment.