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Turning your DIY projects and COVID-19 downtime into cash

Turning your DIY projects and COVID-19 downtime into cash

The COVID-19 pandemic has brought out creativity in many people as a result of being quarantined at home. Global News reported back in March that baking-related search items were popular on Google and grocery stores experienced an increase in flour and sugar purchases. This led flour manufacturers to work overtime in order to keep up with the high demand and keep shelves full. Whether it’s baking, knitting or sewing, some folks have used pandemic time at home to their own advantage to share their crafts — but at a price. Read more: Coronavirus: 3 dos and don’ts when it […]

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Kelowna designer transforms hospital gowns from drab to fab

Kelowna designer transforms hospital gowns from drab to fab

By The Staff Sherisse Mousseau Posted July 21, 2016 5:02 pm     Updated July 21, 2016 7:19 pm Smaller font Descrease article font size –A Larger font Increase article font size A+ A Kelowna designer is getting positive feedback after teaming up with a national charity for children to help sick teens feel better. Raegan Hall is one of six Canadian designers creating hospital gowns to help teenagers feel more like themselves rather than just patients. Hall said she felt honoured to be included in the pilot project, adding she tried […]

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Well-known Winnipeggers chair their ideas

Thom Fougere Chair Your Idea

WINNIPEG – A new competition that aims to generate urban design ideas and implement the best one launched Thursday with the unveiling of 17 “celebrity chairs.” Chair Your Idea is soliciting proposals for urban design projects, with $30,000 available to fund the realization of the winning idea. It costs $25 and a white chair to enter; each idea must be presented in 140 characters or less (the length of a tweet). The chairs and ideas will be placed in public spaces to give others a spot to congregate and discuss ways to make the city a better place. The […]

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