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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...

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

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Orcas make rare visit into Victoria harbour
Fashion designer Kate Spade dies at 55
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Chicken crosses B.c. Highway, gets police escort

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

Booze can now be sold at B.C. farmers markets

New B.C. liquor laws allow booze at farmers markets and minors in pubs

  • Jun 21st, 2014

Talking defibrillator program expands

Funding doubled to put life-saving machines in arenas, recreation centres and libraries around B.C.

Work-life balance off kilter for most B.C. workers: Poll

Insights West survey finds family time suffers as office invades personal lives

Experts battle growing online crime

Organized crime-sponsored hackers "are getting smarter, they have more money than anybody else" but you can protect yourself

60 Minute Kids’ Club running from Jan. 15 to March 15

The program encourages students, parents in B.C. to live a healthy, active lifestyle, and provides health and vegetable/fruit trackers.

The power of flowers

Teaching floral arts to current and former inmates

National fitness day proposed

B.C. senator Nancy Greene Raine and MP John Weston call for action to stop "epidemic of obesity" among youth

Poll finds B.C. drivers confident of snow skills, doubt need for winter tires

Insights West/BCAA survey finds just a third of motorists admit to 'freaking out' when it snows

Are your tires ready for winter roads?

Some "all season" tires are good enough for winter roads in B.C., but not all of them

Integration focus for developmentally disabled

Schools are desegregated, and the next step is community, work and retirement

Cinque Terre and Riomaggiore: The Italian coast shines in summer

Italy's a special place, but you already know this. Enjoy the food, look at the women, and don't complain about anything.

Moms-to-be needed by UFV nursing students

Program has been running at University of the Fraser Valley for past 18 years

Interior decoration on display at White Rock show home

The latest Millionaire Lottery grand prize is catching eyes along White Rock's Marine Drive.

  • Oct 22nd, 2012

Westies publishing book of its history

B.C.'s oldest military unit, one in which numerous Mission residents have served, has a territory from Boston Bar to Burnaby

A strange life for Norwegian resistance fighter and navy veteran

Paul Jacobsen, 93, shares his memories from serving in the Second World War.