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Smart 55: B.C.’s Seniors Advocate recruits volunteers

B.C.’s Seniors Advocate is continuing to recruit volunteers for a survey of 27,000 seniors living in facilities across B.C.

  • Jan 3rd, 2017

British Columbia set to celebrate Canada’s 150th birthday in 2017

Her Honour Judith Guichon's 2017 New Year's Message on Canada's Sesquicentennial

  • Dec 30th, 2016

Where’s Santa right now? Track the jolly ol’ man ’till he hits your roof

Santa Claus has already begun his worldwide journey, delivering more than two billion gifts by 8 a.m.

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Bartenders respond to push for better non-alcoholic drinks
Celine Dion's reinvention as a fashion influencer
REPLAY: This week in B.C. in video
Santa Claus shares funny, heart-wrenching and inspiring asks by kids

Dreaming of visiting China? Win a trip of a lifetime!

You could win an all-inclusive tour through Beijing, Xi’an, Shanghai and Suzhou next spring valued at $2500!

VIDEO: Spinners in Williams Lake

Williams Lake Spinners demonstrate their craft during annual market in Williams Lake.

Budget setting first step to financial planning

November is Financial Literacy Month in Canada—the perfect time for Canadians of all ages to strengthen their financial know-how.

Survey probes B.C.’s seniors care homes

Privacy, dignity, food quality among questions of Seniors Advocate (with VIDEO)

Sunday afternoon in the Cariboo

The wheelchair accessible trail at Dugan Lake offers the public easy access to the beauty of the Cariboo.

Conservation service reminds hunters to obey rules

With hunting season underway the Conservation Officer Service (COS) is reminding hunters of the rules.

First-time bear hunt provides meat and memories

In a cooking column devoted to hunting, Ken Wilson recalls first bear hunt as a youngster in Saskatchewan.

Riding in paradise above Graveyard Valley in the Chilcotin

Last week in this column I said I would write again about one of my lifetime experiences which one hoped would never end.

Tomatoes lip smacking good this time of year

I love this time of the year. Fresh fruits and fresh vegetables are in abundance and they are ever so nice to eat and especially in salads.

Senior home survey seeks volunteers

Volunteers to ask seniors about staff, food, privacy, medications and other conditions in residential care

  • Aug 26th, 2016

Stuffing and sauces spark up the summer fish fry

Summertime and the livin’ is easy, fish are jumping and the days are warm, the evenings are cool.

Collector program expanding to ‘muscle cars’

Collector plates will be available next year for modified as well as stock cars made between 1958 and 1974

B.C. DAY TRIVIA QUIZ: How much do you know about British Columbia?

B.C. Day, on Monday, Aug. 1, is an opportunity to celebrate this spectacular province. See how well you know British Columbia.

Provincial campsite rush mostly B.C. residents

Few BC Parks bookings going to commercial operators, solution is more campsite spaces, Environment Minister Mary Polak says

Video links grow as rural health care shrinks

Small communities have more than 400 doctor vacancies, with 'telehealth' and visiting specialists filling gaps

CANADA DAY QUIZ: How well do you know Canadian trivia?

In honour of Canada's 149th birthday, we have compiled some Canadian trivia questions. How many can you answer?

Child care spaces funded for 30 BC communities

1,800 new spaces in 30 communities to start construction this fall, minister Stephanie Cadieux says