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  • Wine Guy: 3 great non-alcoholic B.C. drinks for summer refreshment

    Breadcrumb Trail Links Wine Life Beer All three of this week’s picks are widely available, from specialty grocers to larger chains like London Drugs. Published Aug 10, 2023  •  Last updated Aug 10, 2023  •  3 minute read iStock / Getty Images Plus Reviews and recommendations are unbiased and products are independently selected. Postmedia may…

  • Meet the Wheelchair User and TikTok Influencer Featured on the Latest Season of Queer Eye

    The recently released Season 7 of the Netflix series Queer Eye features Ray “Speedy” Walker, who sustained a C8 spinal cord injury in a 2020 car accident and gained popularity sharing his story on TikTok. After being nominated for the show by his teachers, he spends a week with the Fab Five, the show’s stars…

  • Scott Hannah, former Province columnist and founder of the Credit Counselling Society, dies

    Breadcrumb Trail Links News Local News Family describe Hannah as someone who helped, educated, and inspired hope in people. Published Aug 02, 2023  •  Last updated Aug 05, 2023  •  3 minute read Scott Hannah, founder and past president of the Credit Counselling Society. Photo by Arlen Redekop /PNG Article content Financial expert Scott Hannah,…

  • Disabled Writers and Actors Strike for a Better Future

    Photo by J.W. Hendricks Hollywood is at a standstill. The Writers Guild of America, the union that represents 11,500 screenwriters, and the Screen Actors Guild – American Federation of Television and Radio Artists, representing 160,000 actors, are both on strike against the Alliance of Motion Picture and Television Producers. These are the writers and actors…

  • Separate from debt along with the relationship — or old joint obligations can haunt you

    Breadcrumb Trail Links Opinion News Columnists Borrowing Money Resist remaining financially entangled with a former spouse. Separate debts when the relationship ends, or you’ll have to pay if they can’t. Published Jul 24, 2023  •  Last updated Jul 24, 2023  •  5 minute read Blended families — like in the Brady Bunch 1970s sitcom —…

  • Tell Us What You Want New Mobility to Cover in 2024

    Each year we receive hundreds of great ideas that form the core of the magazine and website. Our collaboration and the special relationship we have with our community has helped us stay fresh and vital and our collective knowledge has unquestionably helped thousands, if not millions of wheelchair users. So how do we keep helping…

  • 5 Summer Reading Picks for Wheelchair Users

    As the only NM contributor I know who also worked as a CIA analyst, Otis has skills in all types of different areas. The juxtaposition of these two books is more proof. True or False is a must-read nonfiction guide to the all-too-fictitious world we live in, while At the Speed of Lies is her…

  • Behind the Lens

    A growing number of wheelchair users are getting behind the camera and creating documentaries that are airing on PBS, winning at film festivals and even earning Oscar nominations. New, more affordable technology, expanding media outlets and a content-craving public are a few of the reasons why documentary filmmaking has become more accessible than ever. We…

  • B.C. Place, the baseball stadium that wasn't

    Breadcrumb Trail Links Sports Soccer News Local News Football Baseball Courting Major League Baseball was a big reason B.C. Place got an air-supported roof. Published Jun 17, 2023  •  Last updated Jun 22, 2023  •  8 minute read Nearly 42,000 fans showed up on Aug. 12, 1983 for B.C. Place’s first baseball game, an old-timers…

  • Cowichan Valley's pride and joy of giant hockey stick threatened by U.S. town with a bigger stick

    Breadcrumb Trail Links Sports News Local News Hockey Illinois’ Lockport — population 26,000 — is keen to win bragging rights with a stick of 76 metres, which would surpass the Cowichan stick’s 62.5 metres. Published Jun 01, 2023  •  Last updated Jun 01, 2023  •  3 minute read After a 20-year battle to get Canada’s…

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