Life

Assisted living rules to be eased

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

Two live concerts as part of Variety Show of Hearts Telethon

Event, taking place on Feb. 13 and 14, celebrates its 50th anniversary

  • Feb 9th, 2016

Pacific Rim Whale Festival returns to Tofino-Ucluelet

Annual festival returns to two-week length starting March 12

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Bartenders respond to push for better non-alcoholic drinks
Celine Dion's reinvention as a fashion influencer
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Santa Claus shares funny, heart-wrenching and inspiring asks by kids

Adventures: A toast to Robbie Burns country

Scots around the world celebrate the Bard of Ayrshire, my childhood homeland, a place of cliff top castles, sea caves and spectres

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

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

Adventures: Quilts, carriages… and time

Contemplating the lifestyle of Old Order Mennonites during a meander through Ontario's Kitchener-Waterloo region

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

Foolproof Santa proof

Creative ways for parents to preserve the magic of Christmas for their little ones

  • Dec 21st, 2015

A mother’s kitchen

Baking with children stirs up priceless Christmas memories, writes columnist Ursula Maxwell-Lewis

Why red, green and gold?

The holiday season is filled with many vibrant colours, but why are green, red and gold traditional?

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

Supporters of SOS Children’s Villages to gather for holiday Gala

The 21st annual holiday gala takes an elegant new approach, high atop Grouse Mountain

Adventures: Whose Fault is it? Just ask Morgan Levine

Exploring Palm Springs from the back of a Jeep, a trusted guide leading the way, we uncover caramel coloured sandstone formations.

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

Cloverdale contest winner takes home big pumpkin

The winners have been announced in the Cloverdale Market Days Guess the Weight of the Big Pumpkin Contest.

Not Just for Dead People: Vancouver ‘legacy guy’ launches self-published book

Robb Lucy, an ex-journalist and production company owner, is encouraging readers and his audience to write their own eulogy...

Gender-inclusive washrooms at Kwantlen

'Everyone deserves a comfortable, accessible public washroom facility,' says university's diversity & equality committee director.

  • Oct 7th, 2015

Adventures: The Flying Scotsman rides again

It's a rail celebration as a locomotive legend gets set to steam out of Kings Cross, to the delight of 'Train Spotters' everywhere.