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UN: World eating too much sugar; cut to 5-10 per cent of diet

No way to sugarcoat this: WHO says sugar should be no more than 5-10 per cent of total calories

  • Mar 4th, 2015

Most Popular Baby Names in Canada (VIDEO)

There are lots of kids named Emma and lots of kids named Jackson, according to registered entries on BabyCenter.ca.

The Great Llama Chase of 2015, Apparently (VIDEO)

Humans are always trying to go viral. Turns out, llamas have the secret. Just be themselves. Escape, and be themselves...

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    REPLAY: This week in B.C. in video
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    Tragically Hip members, Alex Trebek receive Order of Canada
      Quebec mall criticized for Santa visiting on Remembrance Day

        3 in 4 Canadian adults bullied in school: poll

        3 in 4 Canadian adults bullied in school; 46% say their kids were bullied: poll

        • Feb 25th, 2015

        Canada’s maple leaf flag turns 50 this weekend (VIDEO/TIMELINE)

        Once a controversial new design, the maple leaf withstood a battle between Prime Minister John Diefenbaker and Lester B. Pearson

        Youth new face of gambling addiction, data shows

        Younger people more at risk for problem gambling, target of new B.C. action

        • Feb 3rd, 2015

        Part IV: Drugs, Alcohol and Mental Health Problems – Which Came First?

        Alcohol and marijuana (or cannabis) are the substances most used by B.C. teenagers, writes Dr. David Smith.

        Part V: Eating Disorders and Obsessive-Compulsive Disorder

        Dr. David Smith looks at the effects and symptoms of deadly illnesses like bulimia and anorexia nervosa.

        Winter great time for comfort foods like soup

        Comfort foods like soup provide good nutrition and help warm you on cool days.

        Lieutenant Governor sponsors youth environment program

        Grants available for teachers, youth educators to provide hands-on experience with community ecosystem projects

        Part III: Youth Dealing with Depression

        We all feel sad from time-to-time – it's a normal and appropriate response to disappointment and loss.

        • Dec 19th, 2014

        Vegetables a viable addition to Christmas dinner

        Just as turkey and hams have garnered a spot amongst favourites in meat category of Christmas dinners some vegetable traditions have too.

        Part II: Fear Not – There is Help for Children and Youth with Anxiety

        Everyone has times of feeling anxious, scared or fearful. Without it, we would never have survived as humans, writes Dr. David Smith.

        Ways to keep your Christmas green

        Let’s face it: while Christmas time can be fun and exciting, it can also be stressful and environmentally damaging.

        • Dec 11th, 2014

        Part I: Mental Health for Children and Youth – How to Get the Help You Need

        Dr. David Smith says 13 per cent of B.C. youth experience a mental health issue every year – 83,700 children under age 19.

        Left and right wings for election night

        Food columnist Ken Wilson offers up an election night recipe, with spices to suit different types of candidates.

        Lt. Governor joins call to adopt (with video)

        "What I never knew is how much they would take care of me," Judith Guichon says of her experience raising four adopted children

        Pumpkins are more than just jack-o-lanterns

        October is the month for pumpkins! Pumpkins grow well in our area, and are in abundance at this time of year.

        • Oct 16th, 2014

        A Eureka moment

        Andrea and Grant Gustafson (from left), Leah Dickens and Karen Irvine take a hike on a glacier in the Eureka Bowl.

        • Oct 2nd, 2014

        Cities want authority to break car windows

        Only police and SPCA constables have authority to enter cars or other private property to free an overheated dog