Smart, Sophisticated City Dwellers and Interracial Unions

Cynthia Cheng Interracial couples are “happenin’” in cities across the country.  According to this Toronto Star article, 5.1% of all city-dwelling couples were interracial, while 0.5% of all non-city people were.  Vancouver has the most mixed relationships, at 8.5%.  The city factor is not surprising, since demographically, minorities are more likely to live in cities […]

It's all about the Good Ol' Hockey Game!

It looks like half of you were watching the Big Game on February 28, while 20% of you were doing something else. I guess you didn’t want to jinx the results, eh?  10% of you were sleeping, another 10% didn’t know about the game and yet another 10% chose “other.”

Poll: Were You Watching Hockey?

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Seeing Canada's Diversity was Great: Poll

  Though many media outlets have said that the Vancouver opening ceremonies were not as good as they should be, many of Prospere Magazine’s readers felt otherwise. In fact, more than half of the readers who participated in the poll, at 61.5%, liked seeing the diversity of Canada. 15.4% thought that it was okay, but not […]

Women's Hockey and the Olympics

Cynthia Cheng Since the day women’s hockey became an Olympic sport in 1998, people have been criticizing it.  People believe that the game is only very developed in two countries: Canada and the United States, and therefore does not have a place in the Games because it lacks competition.  They say that it’s very likely […]

Poll: Did you see the Winter Olympics Opening Ceremony?

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Food, Glorious Chinese Food!

If you think Chinese food is about chicken balls, egg rolls and fortune cookies, then you don’t know Chinese food.  These items are in fact, North American inventions.  “Real” traditional Chinese food is very diverse and consists of a large variety of foods, with each region having its own signature dishes.  People in cities like […]

Secrecy Increases Suspense at BC Fashion Week

Laura Norbury JC Studio Spring 2009 This fall BCFW is eagerly awaited by the local fashion industry for a few reasons. For starters, this will be the first year that the event isn’t under the direction of longtime BCFW veterans, Vladimir Markovic and Deborah Walker, but a new team run by Chez Noel. The local […]

Laura Vandervoort: How My Girl influenced her career

Canadian actor, Laura Vandervoort has been acting since she was 13 years old.  Born in Toronto, Laura was bitten by the acting bug when she saw the early 1990s movie, My Girl.  Laura has since worked on a variety of projects, including Goosebumps, Are You Afraid of the Dark?, Instant Star as well as Smallville […]

Blo Opens at the Four Seasons in Yorkville!

The Blo mini-bar opened at the Four Seasons on September 1, 2009