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A look back at the early days of Do Some Good when the team was first forming. Photo courtesy Do Some Good

Do Some Good Receives National Award for Social Impact

B Corp and tech-for-good platform Do Some Good is being recognized on…

  • Dec 2, 2022

 

Conservative MP Pierre Poilievre rises during Question Period in the House of Commons on Parliament Hill in Ottawa on Wednesday, June 15, 2022. (THE CANADIAN PRESS/Justin Tang)

PODCAST: Poilievre talks pipelines, LNG and more in one-on-one interview with Black Press Media

TODAY IN B.C.: Reporter Michael Bramadat-Willcock interviews Conservative Party of Canada leader

 

Through its Heart and Soul of the Community initiative, Black Press Media showcases the vital work of non-profit organizations here at home and throughout Western Canada.

Black Press Media gives back to the Heart and Soul of the Community

Year-long program supports vital non-profits hard at work in your neighbourhood

 

Host Jennifer Lee Gunson. (HAVAN photo)

PODCAST: HAVAN offers sound homebuilding and renovation advice

TODAY IN BC: Consumer Resources with CEO Ron Rapp

Host Jennifer Lee Gunson. (HAVAN photo)
Katrina Kadoski is B.C.’s ‘Cougar Annie’. (submitted)

PODCAST.: Katrina Kadoski is B.C.’s ‘Cougar Annie’

TODAY IN B.C.: Singer-songwriter tells story of legendary pioneer in one-woman show

Katrina Kadoski is B.C.’s ‘Cougar Annie’. (submitted)
The Burden Family. (HAVAN photo)
The Burden Family. (HAVAN photo)
Author and columnist Jack Knox. (Submitted photo.)
Author and columnist Jack Knox. (Submitted photo.)
Deficiency walkthrough. (HAVAN photo.)

PODCAST: Real-time reno: Deficiency walkthrough

TODAY IN BC: Burdens take their final project walkthrough

Deficiency walkthrough. (HAVAN photo.)
Siya Moallef (left) and Wayne Hudak volunteer at the Cloverdale Community Kitchen Nov. 4 . The men work for Qualico, a real estate development company, that recently donated $10K to the Kitchen for its Mobile Meals program. The company also encourages its employees to help out in local communities as much as they can. (Photo: Malin Jordan)

Qualico donates $10K to Cloverdale Community Kitchen

Company workers also volunteer at Kitchen

Siya Moallef (left) and Wayne Hudak volunteer at the Cloverdale Community Kitchen Nov. 4 . The men work for Qualico, a real estate development company, that recently donated $10K to the Kitchen for its Mobile Meals program. The company also encourages its employees to help out in local communities as much as they can. (Photo: Malin Jordan)
Lytton council had its first in-person gathering since the devastating 2021 fires on Wednesday, Nov. 2. The village elected the second all-female council in B.C.’s history in 2022, and faced supply challenges ahead of its inauguration ceremony. Penticton mayor Julius Bloomfield and councillor Amelia Boultbee delivered flowers, flags, and a podium to help the village coordinate an official inauguration. (Facebook- Amelia Boultbee)

Penticton steps up for Lytton and saves village council’s inauguration ceremony

The village had supply challenges, putting its first council meeting since the fire of 2021 in doubt

Lytton council had its first in-person gathering since the devastating 2021 fires on Wednesday, Nov. 2. The village elected the second all-female council in B.C.’s history in 2022, and faced supply challenges ahead of its inauguration ceremony. Penticton mayor Julius Bloomfield and councillor Amelia Boultbee delivered flowers, flags, and a podium to help the village coordinate an official inauguration. (Facebook- Amelia Boultbee)
The after-school hours can be difficult for younger kids who don’t attend an after-school program. The United Way BC School’s Out program was designed to meet this need.

United Way BC helps families thrive through after-school programming

Imagine you’re six years old. Grade one! You love your teacher and…

  • Oct 31, 2022
The after-school hours can be difficult for younger kids who don’t attend an after-school program. The United Way BC School’s Out program was designed to meet this need.
The Delta Community Foundation recently donated $5,000 to Reach Child & Youth Development Society to support specialized counselling for families raising children with special needs. Pictured, from left, are Reach events and fundraising co-ordinator Tamara Veitch, DCF grants committee chair Ammen Dhillon, DCF president Gail Martin and Reach executive director Renie D’Aquila. (Submitted photo)

Reach Society gifted $5,000 by Delta Community Foundation

Funds help vulnerable families with kids with complex needs get counselling, mental health support

The Delta Community Foundation recently donated $5,000 to Reach Child & Youth Development Society to support specialized counselling for families raising children with special needs. Pictured, from left, are Reach events and fundraising co-ordinator Tamara Veitch, DCF grants committee chair Ammen Dhillon, DCF president Gail Martin and Reach executive director Renie D’Aquila. (Submitted photo)
Following B.C.’s Burden family through their real-time renovation. (HAVAN Photo)

PODCAST: Following the Burden family through their real time renovation

TODAY IN BC: Electrical and plumbing work is completed for permitting

Following B.C.’s Burden family through their real-time renovation. (HAVAN Photo)
Volunteers pack meals for the Cloverdale Community Kitchen’s Mobile Meals program. CCK is expanding its program to add clients after White Rock Meals On Wheels closed down after 51 years. (Photo: Malin Jordan)

Cloverdale Community Kitchen expanding its Mobile Meals program

Kitchen taking on former White Rock clients; now in dire need of funds and volunteers

Volunteers pack meals for the Cloverdale Community Kitchen’s Mobile Meals program. CCK is expanding its program to add clients after White Rock Meals On Wheels closed down after 51 years. (Photo: Malin Jordan)
Following B.C.’s Burden family through their real-time renovation. (HAVAN Photo)

PODCAST: Things get real during the demo stage for homeowners

TODAY IN BC: Following the Burden family through their real time renovation

Following B.C.’s Burden family through their real-time renovation. (HAVAN Photo)
Pharmasave stores across Western Canada are known for supporting local communities. Now they can now easily capture and share these impact stories through the unique tech-for-good platform, Do Some Good.

Pharmasave chooses Do Some Good to amplify local community giving and storytelling

Pharmasave stores across Western Canada are known for supporting local communities –…

  • Oct 12, 2022
Pharmasave stores across Western Canada are known for supporting local communities. Now they can now easily capture and share these impact stories through the unique tech-for-good platform, Do Some Good.
Jasper Lament, Nature Trust of B.C. CEO, with son Lucas. (Nature Trust of B.C. photo)

PODCAST.: The Nature Trust of BC has conserved more than 500 properties, 175,000 acres

TODAY IN B.C.: Jasper Lament, ‘Our mission is focused on conserving biodiversity’

Jasper Lament, Nature Trust of B.C. CEO, with son Lucas. (Nature Trust of B.C. photo)
Thanks to United Way BC donors, 2.5 million meals were provided to families and individuals in need last year by their 16 Regional Community Food Hubs and seven Food Recovery Organizations. United Way BC photo

United Way BC funding goes a long way in boosting local food security

It’s Friday, payday, and you need groceries. You’ve worked out the budget…

  • Oct 10, 2022
Thanks to United Way BC donors, 2.5 million meals were provided to families and individuals in need last year by their 16 Regional Community Food Hubs and seven Food Recovery Organizations. United Way BC photo
Eric Brunt poses with Second World War veteran Frank Krepps. (Photo courtesy of Melki Films)

PODCAST.: B.C. filmmaker documents stories of Canadian WWII veterans

TODAY IN B.C.: Average age of vets now 97, as Eric Brunt races against time

Eric Brunt poses with Second World War veteran Frank Krepps. (Photo courtesy of Melki Films)
Anna Ohana, left, moderated a panel, called”End Racism Build Peace.” Peter Prontzos, Troy Derrick, and Lorne Oikawa were on the panel on Oct. 1. (Photo: Anna Burns)

VIDEO: Global Peace Alliance Festival in Surrey focuses on ending racism

The festival took place on Oct. 1 at the Bell Performing Arts Centre

Anna Ohana, left, moderated a panel, called”End Racism Build Peace.” Peter Prontzos, Troy Derrick, and Lorne Oikawa were on the panel on Oct. 1. (Photo: Anna Burns)