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By Natsumi Oye [Current Events Bureau Chief]

Health and Wellness fair coming to all four Kwantlen campuses

Kwantlen Student Association and Kwantlen Polytechnic University are putting on a Health and Wellness fair featuring SEXPO this week. The event is happening at different campuses throughout the week, starting in Surrey on Monday and finishing up in Langley on Thursday. Topics to be covered include nutrition, fitness and sexual health, according to the Facebook event posting. The “Road to Excellence” health fair will feature interactive stations, according to the KSA website.

Portable WI-FI soon to be a reality for Canadians

Autonet may be coming to Canada by the end of the year, according to Maclean’s magazine.
Autonet, developed by Sterling Pratz and Doug Moeller, is a router that plugs into the cigarette lighter of cars, creating a WiFi hotspot in the car, according to the article. The device is currently available in the U.S.
It costs $399, is easily installed manually, and is growing in popularity, according to Maclean’s.

Gordo applauds Carbon Tax as Vancouver weather heats up

Why all the warm weather Mother Nature?
Premier Gordon Campbell is blaming it on global warming, according to the Globe and Mail.
The exceptionally warm winter Olympics this year have given global warming activists a new platform, and Campbell a new fighting point in the carbon tax battle. B.C.’s carbon tax “is set to jump again in July, including an increase to 4.45 cents a litre for gasoline,” reports the Globe.

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