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Can’t get your bees to buzz or your buckwheat to buck? The Homesteader’s Emporium is your store.

Our Strathcona neighbourhood in East Vancouver is full of interesting people and businesses. But this has to be one of the most original. When Rick Havlak decided he wanted to make his own cheese, jam and roast coffee, he also … Continue reading

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Congratulations to Dicks Lumber, winner of Outstanding Retailer Award

It’s great to see a Vancouver retailer making their mark, as this year’s “Outstanding Contractor-Specialist Retailer” by the trade magazine Hardware Merchandising. Dick’s Lumber was founded by Dick and Delma Alexander in 1964, and was acquired by RONA in 2007. … Continue reading

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