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East meets west

A column by Stina O

Born in Ontario, inhabited Newfoundland, planting roots in BC: A Resident of Canada. Exploring Vancouver, and beyond, with curiosity, humour and compassion. Sharing her take of the world with her transnational lens, Stina is East meets West.

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Beginning the journey

"How is it that my area code ISN’T 416? Lest we forget the impressionable year which I successfully survived a stint on the Rock (Newfoundland, not Dwayne Johnson), eliciting the quizzical response “You’ve lived on both coasts of Canada?” Did I neglect to mention that I’m presently perched facing the stoic mountains of Vancouver, a stone’s throw from the Pacific, hundreds of kilometers from Drake’s hometown and even further from the salty and brisk Atlantic, full of its secret and chilly wonder?"