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Local Lives: Ned Bell, Ocean Wise Executive Chef for the Vancouver Aquarium

Born in BC, and a long-time Vancouver resident, sustainable seafood ambassador Ned Bell is the Ocean Wise executive chef based at the Vancouver Aquarium. Bell’s cooking philosophy is globally inspired and …

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Local Lives: Mary Zilba, Philantropist and Former Real Housewife of Vancouver

Cast as “the nice one” for Bravo’s Real Housewives franchise, Mary has built meaningful connections with thought-leaders, celebrities, business moguls, artists, activists, politicians, and more.

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Local Lives: Meghan and Steve Clarke of Tractor Foods

Both born in British Columbia, Meghan and Steve Clarke are the husband-and-wife duo behind Tractor Everyday Healthy Foods, a cafeteria-style healthy food eatery.

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Local Lives: Ella Jotie, Co-Founder of Barre Fitness

Born and raised in Vancouver, Ella Jotie is a proud Vancouverite who is best known for being the co-founder and creator of Barre Fitness, Canada’s original barre studio.

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Local Lives: Simone Grewal, On-Air Host for Z95.3FM

Simone is currently the Assistant Music Director and On-Air Host for Z95.3FM, and, impressively, one of the only South Asian women in Canada with her own radio show on a mainstream channel.

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Local Lives: Vanessa Choot, Founder of Modern Mix Vancouver

Ever wonder where Vancouver baretenders drink on their night off, where chefs eat when they aren’t in their own kitchen, or what beauty products salon owners use in their own …

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