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Please post responsibly

Please post responsibly

Between my job as Pique 's (part-time) social media reporter and the general societal pressures that accompany being a 26-year-old with an iPhone and a chronic case of FOMO, I spend a solid amount of time on the internet.
Let the Games (re) begin

Let the Games (re) begin

The 2010 Olympics were a trying time for me. I had a two-year-old daughter at the time who wasn't sleeping and most of my days and nights were spent covering events and writing stories.
Reading while you watch

Reading while you watch

For the past several months, it seems as though South Korean director Bong Joon Ho can speak no wrong.
What's in a name?

What's in a name?

This summer, I'm getting married. Thank you. At 35 years old, I'm considered well over the hill for such activities in my hometown, but here in the Sea to Sky, I'm basically a child-bride.
Parasite: A distinctly South Korean film with global resonance

Parasite: A distinctly South Korean film with global resonance

On Sunday, the South Korean thriller Parasite made history as the first foreign-language film to take home Best Picture honours in the Oscars' 92-year existence—and deservedly so.
Learning from your (extremely dumb) mistakes is part of skiing

Learning from your (extremely dumb) mistakes is part of skiing

If I had to rank the stupidest/scariest situations I've gotten myself into while snowboarding or skiing, getting lost in Khyber's at the end of a long day would hands down land at the top.
Putting the struggle for gender equality on ice

Putting the struggle for gender equality on ice

I clearly recall the first time I realized that, when it comes to sports, girls and boys aren't considered equals. My brother had just mentioned he wanted to play in the NHL someday.
Car insurance culprits

Car insurance culprits

If you believe even half of what faceless groups are posting on Facebook about ICBC these days, you might have the impression that our public insurer has failed—that it's corrupt, incompetent, and needs to be replaced yesterday with a for-profi
IOC policy out of step with Olympic values

IOC policy out of step with Olympic values

Whether it's readily apparent on the field of play or not, there are and always have been politics working in the sports world.
Getting grateful in 2020

Getting grateful in 2020

I just asked my Pique coworkers if I should write about my brand-new gratitude journal in this space this week. Their response was an enthusiastic and unanimous, "No." As in, "No.