Established in Vernon, BC, Kal Tire has six decades of service under its belt and more than 240 locations across Canada. The independent shop's many different brands of tires - including brands like Nokian, Michelin, and Bridgestone - keep cars, SUVs, semis, and even mining trucks running in all weather conditions. Its collection of shiny custom wheels brings class to once-drab jalopies. And its professional technicians keep highways safe and cars and trucks running smoothly by handling everything from routine air-pressure checks and alignments to brake-pad and shock replacements.
Mobil1 Lube Express – Richmond is ready to welcome automotive guests into one of its 17 cozy service bays. Car owners cruise in unannounced and hand their wheels over to one of three service specialists, who perform prompt, full-service oil changes or tackle bigger automotive quandaries. The technicians cater to every corner and chakra of the vehicle, also offering free local towing to get busted cars to their shop.
Carnations sprout from a miniature ’48 Ford pickup, stuffed bears clutch a spray of roses, and helium balloons threaten to whisk away a bundle of daisies. These arrangements highlight Terra Plants & Flowers’ knack for elevating designs beyond the traditional bouquet. The Flowers in a Gift collection enhances fresh-cut flowers with keepsakes, and the Modern Arrangements boast sleek, asymmetric designs. Additionally, florists can collaborate with customers to create a custom arrangement, replete with add-ons such as boxed chocolates or murmured well wishes from bumblebees.
The botanical artists at Purple Lotus Flowers build living sculptures from vibrant blooms and elegant vases. Arranging everything by hand, they position flowers into glass and wicker containers to create Western or Eastern style pieces from a menu that changes monthly. Bouquets of red roses and rich purple gloxinias commemorate celebrations that range from anniversaries to birthdays with chromatic bursts and floral scents. The florists also substitute flowers with fruit to create gift baskets filled with fresh snacks. Whether fruit or fauna, Purple Lotus Flowers will also deliver everything directly to the homes, offices, or hover sky-labs of loved ones.
A locally owned Vancouver clothing enterprise, Lotusvive outfits men and women with form-hugging yet cozy apparel with an eye toward promoting eco-friendly products. The colourful lineup of yoga-inspired pants, tees, jackets, and accessories comfortably hugs torsos and limbs whether they're straining through a muscle-toning backbend or casually resting during movie marathons. Threads of sustainably sourced fabric form workout outfits of muted cool colours and sunny pastels, as well as raincoats, shorts, gym bags, and tanks, creating stylish, sensible wardrobes.