Category Archives: CBC Life

Refugee causes face marketing challenges here in Canada, too, say experts

Katrina Clarke | June 20, 2017 | CBC Life Refugee crises are unfolding across the world, but chances are good that you’re not donating to help victims anywhere. The question is… why? The answer is a complex one; it involves … Continue reading

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Bike raves: BC’s phenomenal dance parties that take place on neon-lit wheels

Katrina Clarke | June 13, 2017 | CBC Life It’s late at night in a sleepy Vancouver neighbourhood when, in the distance, I see neon lights rolling toward me. “Bike rave!” someone shouts out as he cycles past, music blaring … Continue reading

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The case for getting naked this summer

Katrina Clarke | June 2 | CBC Life I’m sinking my feet into warm sand at Vancouver’s Wreck Beach on a recent Sunday when a slim, bronzed man catches my attention. I watch him, struck by how graceful, streamlined and … Continue reading

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Infrared saunas have a celeb cult following, so we got in one to find out why

Katrina Clarke | May 12, 2017 | CBC Life I’ve lived in Bangkok and sweated through many a hot yoga class. But an infrared sauna kicked my butt. If you’ve heard of infrared saunas, it could be because they’re all … Continue reading

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#BigThighTwitter, the trending hashtag celebrating big thighs

Katrina Clarke | May 8, 2017 | CBC Life If you’re wondering why Twitter has been flooded with photos of women flaunting their big thighs lately, look no further. It’s all thanks to #BigThighTwitter, a hashtag that took Twitter by … Continue reading

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Prince George can’t have a best friend – should your child?

Katrina Clarke | April 30, 2017 | CBC Life If the future King of England can’t have a best friend, should your child? Depends on who you ask. The question comes after news last month that Prince George will attend … Continue reading

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Co-parenting after a split: focus on the kids, say experts

Katrina Clarke | April 29, 2017 | CBC Life Watching Erin Silver hike along a trail in Arizona with her kids and their dad, it’d be easy to assume they she was a happily married mom. She’s happy – but divorced … Continue reading

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Blood sisters: Do women’s menstrual cycles really sync up?

Katrina Clarke | April 26, 2017 | CBC Life There’s something about menstruation – maybe the universal braving of cramps and bloating – that promotes a feeling of solidarity among women. Perhaps an extension of that is the feeling of … Continue reading

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Five surprising facts about semen from a men’s health expert

Katrina Clarke | April 24 | CBC Life If Something About Mary taught us anything, it’s to keep semen away from your hair. But aside from its industrial-strength hair gel properties, and its role in pregnancy, what else is there … Continue reading

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Strategy is key if you want your buying ban to really help you save

Katrina Clarke | April 23, 2017 | CBC Life Cait Flanders put herself on a shopping ban and saved $17,000 in one year. “I could look around at my place and see, for whatever reason, I had four bottles of … Continue reading

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