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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

On your mark, get set, reserve your camping spot

Discover Camping, B.C. Parks' reservation system, will begin accepting reservations March 15

  • Mar 10th, 2016

Disability benefits increasing

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

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Moose caught licking salt off pickup truck in B.C. garage
Whistler to open Canada's first pod hotel
Ontario teen at Royal Wedding

Adventures: Off the British-beaten track by coach

Sometimes coach travel can be a good way to see a little bit of everything

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

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