Constructing harpsichords has been Craig Tomlinson’s passion for the past 35 years, but the instrument long precedes him. The harpsichord’s plucked strings and exterior embellishments typify the sound and opulence of the Renaissance and Baroque periods.
When the Fairmont Pacific Rim opened in early 2010, their mandate was to create an authentically local experience. At the Willow Stream Spa, that meant developing a series of restorative treatments called “Van Active” that would respond to the demands of our city’s so-called “laid back” lifestyle.
The rules for not damaging hair in the first place are well known. Observe a healthy diet, avoid overuse of heated appliances, treat your hair gently when wet—this is not the stuff of rocket science. Unfortunately, neither is it the exhaustive list of how hair can be harmed.
For a man in his 70s, Milton Wong is fit and graceful. At a glance, it would be hard to guess that this humble man has earned prestigious awards, accolades and honours such as receiving the Order of Canada, co-founding the Laurier Institution and, most recently, holding the position of Chancellor at Simon Fraser University for six years.
Heroic events like the Tour de France have kept spellbound cyclists inspired for decades, but only recently have everyday enthusiasts in British Columbia been able to get the same thrills from participating in mass rides themselves.