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Privacy Policy Updates

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The Personal Information Protection Act (“PIPA”) regulates how organizations handle personal information in a manner that recognizes both the right of an individual to have such information protected and the need of organizations to collect, use or disclose information for purposes that are reasonable. PIPA requires each organization to establish…

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Rika Wright Biography

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Rika was born and raised in Vancouver. In 1933 she graduated with a BA and in 1935 received a diploma in Social Work. She discovered that social work was not for her but the experience allowed her, a shy young woman, to become more confident and outgoing. She had a…

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Member Profile: Pat Wakefield

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Pat Wakefield was an English as a Second Language teacher, who served as the first president of the association of Teachers of English as an Additional Language (TEAL)’s first president in 1967. She became a member of UWCV in 1961 and was one of the members involved when the club…

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Cats and Dogs

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Dr Stanely Coren the author of “Do Dogs Dream”? is quoted as saying in an article in the Sun “that dogs are smarter than cats”.The average dog is equivalent, roughly speaking, to a human two-year-old, and the superdogs–the ones in the top 20 per cent of canine intelligence—are equivalent to…

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Weather Blues

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Living in Vancouver there is always lots of discussion about the weather. Hot enough for you? Cold enough for you? Wet enough for you? There are people who are depressed by our long dark winters with rain. Excuse me? You prefer highs of – 10? Move east. The elderly are…

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Singing

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http://alturl.com/9jgvr – I’ve belonged to the UWCV at Hycroft choir for about 10 years and hadn’t realized the physical benfits of singing but had enjoyed the social benefits.There are other benefits as well that I read here. The part I found most interesting in this article as well was that…

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