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    7 Things You Must do During The Holiday Season in Victoria

    The holiday season has begun (no shit) and you’re schedule is already packed with all sorts of obligations you may or may not be excited about. We get it, that’s why we made this list, to save you a little time and to remin...
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    Kim Kardashian Breaks The Internet

    As you might expect Kim Kardashian is taking some heat over her recent cover shoot with Paper Magazine baring her bottom for the world to see (it’s not the first time). Are we really that surprised? Is this really a hot t...
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    5 reasons you are the customer we love to hate

    As I sit here on the eve of my last day in a mall I have worked in for over a decade, I am keenly reminded of all of the experiences – good and bad – that I have endured as a retail employee. In dedication to my fellow reta...
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LYF Meets: Grant Olson

This man needs very little introduction, he is the fearless leader of the Strathcona Hotel, family man, philanthropist, and friend to all that enter the doors of the Strath… Grant Olson What should every man try at least once...


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Mai Mai’s Bistro: Victoria’s Newest Asian-fusion Spot

The historic Temple building on Fort Street is now home to Mai Mai’s, Victoria’s newest late-night restaurant with a unique twist on Asian fusion. Owner Jojo Cruz has come a long way from his humble beginnings in the Philip...


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Oilers Fire Dallas Eakins

Enough was finally enough as the Edmonton Oilers fired  head coach Dallas Eakins on Monday. General manager Craig MacTavish will step back behind the bench on an interim basis to replace Eakins. You may remember Mactavish ...


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Tech Industry Takeover Fueling Next Generation Of Victorians

Victoria is no longer the government worker, newlywed or nearly dead capital it used to be. The tech industry is fueling a new opportunity for university and college grads to stay in the city to develop their career. Here’s ...


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LYF MEETS: JEFF GORDON

This week LYF Meets Jeff Gordon, family man, avid outdoorsman, and the new General Manager at Upstairs Cabaret, here’s what Jeff had to say… What should every man try at least once in his life? Being a father Name three thi...


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LYF MEETS: CRAIG OLSON

Today LYF Meets Craig Olson (yes there’s two of them), brother of Grant and also co-owner you’ll find Craig steering the ship behind the scenes of the Strathcona. But today is his day in the spotlight, move over Grant it’...


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7 Reasons You’re on Santa’s Naughty List This Christmas

As we enter the month of Advent, the countdown to Christmas is officially on. It’s a time for holiday parties, gift exchanges with you’re BFF’s, ugly Christmas sweaters and hot toddy’s. It’s also a time of reflection....


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LYF MEETS: ASHLEIGH JAMES



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LYF MEETS: SIMON WHITFIELD

Today LYF Meets a very special guest to say the least, three-time Olympian and gold medalist Simon Whitfield! We caught up with Simon at Clover Point in Victoria just before he took off for his morning paddle. Here’s what Sim...


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LYF MEETS: PATRICK TIER

    The photos in this feature are awesome because we partnered with Curtis Pelletier. Want your own? GET AT HIM!


holiday season

7 Things You Must do During The Holiday Season in Victoria

The holiday season has begun (no shit) and you’re schedule is already packed with all sorts of obligations you may or may not be excited about. We get it, that’s why we made this list, to save you a little time and to remin...


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LYF MEETS: CHANTELLE PASYCHNY

Chantelle Pasychny is the proud and beautiful owner of a very unique and inspiring salon located in The Hudson, Designhouse Salon. If you haven’t stopped by or booked yourself in for a holiday styling, do it soon, we promise ...


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Strath Finishes Movember Strong this Saturday Night

Movember has been a special month to so many people, and has helped to save the lives of so many men! Prostate cancer when detected early is almost 100 percent treatable so good on you for supporting Movember!  Some of you wer...


KALEN HARRIS

LYF MEETS: KALEN HARRIS

The photos in this feature are awesome because we partnered with Curtis Pelletier. Want your own? GET AT HIM!


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LYF MEETS: TASHA NOBLE

Meet Tasha Noble of the Modern Real Estate Team. She’s a realtor, a philanthropist, and she happens to be easy on the eyes, a true force to be reckoned with… here’s what Tasha had to say! What should every woman try at le...


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4 Tall Tales a Woman Will Tell When She’s Just Not That Into You

Whether it’s pre-first date, a response to your opening line on Tinder or three dates in, there are classic lines and telltale signs all men should be wary of. And while the ladies who read this will probably all recognize th...


Chris Johnstone

LYF MEETS: CHRIS JOHNSTONE

Chris Johnstone is a husband, a father, the fearless leader of a team of advisors at Freedom 55 Financial, and he manages all this while moonlighting as Mathew McConaughey’s body double. Ladies and gentlemen meet Chris Johnst...


Pat Quinn

RIP PAT QUINN: Where Were You in 94? LYF Wants to Know

Yesterday we lost a great man, a hockey legend, and the greatest coach/GM the Vancouver Canucks have ever known, Pat Quinn. As we morn the loss of Pat we here at LYF would like to know where you in 94 when the Canucks took the ...


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LYF MEETS: CANDICE GRAY

She is the leader of the amazing team at LUV Salon, the one the only, the beautiful and stunning… Candice Gray. Here’s what Candice had to say… What should every woman try at least once in her life? Cut all their hair off...


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BOSA PLANS 30 MILLION DOLLAR UPGRADE TO EMPRESS

Bosa Properties announced plans of a 30 million dollar renovation to the historic Empress Hotel they purchased earlier this year. Owner Nat Bosa, who was in Victoria earlier this week to open the new skating rink at the Empress...