Life

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
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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

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

Venison recipe perfect hunting camp

Now that we are into fall and hunting season, it’s a good time for a venison recipe.

Take care of game meat

For many people the opportunity to dine on flavourful wild meat is one of the prime benefits of hunting.

  • Sep 25th, 2014

Snow peas and creamy crab have wild taste

I was in an eating establishment in town recently and as the other person I was having lunch with had not yet arrived.

Why You Should Stay In a Hostel In Europe, Not a Hotel

Cities like Lisbon, Budapest, and Krakow have turned to hosting clean, stylish hostels to entice frugal young travellers.

Watch Black Press newsrooms take the hilariously hope-filled Ice Bucket Challenge

The viral fundraiser – which has raised over $100 million for ALS research and awareness – has been completed by several newsrooms to date

VIDEO: Canadian Tire, Leonardo DiCaprio head north for the Ice Bucket Challenge

Olympians Kaillie Humphries, Charles Hamelin, and Hayley Wickenheiser assisted Canadian Tire, while DiCaprio challenged Stephen Harper...

Boat operator

Chilliwack resident, five-year-old Brayden Hlokoff, gets his first boat-driving lesson on Nimpo Lake.

  • Aug 13th, 2014

Farm market coupon program expands

Seniors, pregnant women and low-income family members who take a free food preparation course get $15 a week

Chicken recipe found in travelling beautiful B.C.

A few years ago I traveled across this wonderful province and the trip made me once again realize how fortunate we are to live here.

Summertime burgers on the barbecue

Summertime barbecue cooking is the very best. Warm outside and great weather to fire up the barb’y.

Energy savings offered to lower-income families

BC Hydro and FortisBC are expanding their low-income energy conservation programs to reduce the impact of rising electricity costs

Should Canada Day always be on a Monday? (VIDEO)

This year, July 1 falls on a Tuesday – meaning Canadians will either take a four-day weekend or awkwardly work Monday...

Community greenspaces improve health

June is the time to celebrate Parks and Recreation Month across Canada.

  • Jun 26th, 2014

Not all happy with B.C. happy hour

"Happy hour" discounts for alcoholic drinks impose new minimum drink prices that force some outlets to raise their prices

B.C. happy hour laws may raise beer prices

Some bar owners not so happy new liquor laws in B.C. may raise prices for beer

  • Jun 22nd, 2014