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Seniors may miss out at tax time

Guaranteed Income Supplement, rental assistance and discount bus pass depend on Canada Revenue Agency filing

Single parent employment growing

Up to 100 income assistance clients a week signing up for job training, child care and transportation, minister Michelle Stilwell says

Directory compares B.C. seniors’ homes

Health and recreation services compiled for 292 publicly funded facilities, as well as 'serious adverse events'

  • Mar 30th, 2016
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          March a great time to step into healthier routines

          Come out and play! Join in for the 26th annual Nutrition Fun Walk and Run Sunday, April 3.

          • Mar 24th, 2016

          Move prompts House Hunters International spotlight

          This month’s departure of a Williams Lake couple is the region’s loss and Roatán’s gain.

          Disability benefits increasing

          Social Development Minister Michelle Stilwell says subsidized bus pass system continues, 40,000 rural people to get same value

          Assisted living rules to be eased

          Health Minister Terry Lake says changes to 'rigid regulations' coming on advice of BC Seniors' Advocate

          St. Andrew’s United hosts travel and dessert nights

          St. Andrew’s United Church is hosting three more presentations in its popular Travel and Dessert Night series, says Barry Sale.

          • Jan 28th, 2016

          Olivia, Ethan are B.C.’s top baby names

          Top choices extend their streak of popularity in 2014, according to Vitals Statistics Agency

          Northern lights may end year with a spectacle thanks to solar flare

          Aurora borealis set to blaze further south than usual after Monday's sunspot eruption

          B.C. joins clean vehicle club in Paris

          Zero-emission vehicles group wants to reduce vehicle greenhouse gas emissions 40 per cent by 2050.

          Harvesting a Christmas tree on Crown land

          Free use permits are available for most areas of the province, good for one tree in designated areas of provincial forest

          Awareness event encourages HIV testing

          The Boys and Girls Club of Williams Lake is teaming up with health care practitioners to host a free information and HIV testing event.

          • Nov 21st, 2015

          Influenza vaccine now available in B.C.

          H2N2 influenza cases already showing up around B.C., strains of influenza B expected to show up by February

          Tofino, Stanley Park voted B.C.’s ‘best places’ to visit

          A new poll of British Columbians has the Park and surfer's paradise one-two atop the province's travel destinations.

          Garden-grown treats useful in many tasty dishes

          Blueberries, blueberries and more of those blue tasty morsels of fruit.

          Super, virtual B.C. seen world-wide

          Virtual reality lets people experience a boat trip and a hike into the high country of the remote central coast at Nimmo Bay

          Great appies to snack on for NHL playoff action

          Columnist Ken Wilson offers up some applies for NHL playoff watching that leave the reader's mouth watering.

          Dr. Smith: Understanding self-harm

          Why is my child doing this? What is going on with youth.

          APPLE EVENT LIVE: The watch, a gold MacBook, HBO on iPhone

          Apple Watch unveiled: lots of features, functions, price tags. So... Do you want it?

          • Mar 9th, 2015