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British Columbia set to celebrate Canada’s 150th birthday in 2017

Her Honour Judith Guichon's 2017 New Year's Message on Canada's Sesquicentennial

  • Dec 30th, 2016

Where’s Santa right now? Track the jolly ol’ man ’till he hits your roof

Santa Claus has already begun his worldwide journey, delivering more than two billion gifts by 8 a.m.

VIDEO: World’s largest light maze opens for Christmas in Vancouver

The maze near Olympic Village includes a 64-foot-tall tree with 85,000 LED lights

  • Nov 25th, 2016

Dreaming of visiting China? Win a trip of a lifetime!

You could win an all-inclusive tour through Beijing, Xi’an, Shanghai and Suzhou next spring valued at $2500!

B.C. broadcaster and author visits Langley

Mike McCardell will be doing a book signing at Coles in Willowbrook Mall on Friday, Nov. 25

Time to switch careers? Farming could be an option

The Farming as a Second Career workshop is being held by the Langley Sustainable Agriculture Foundation on Saturday, Nov. 26

Survey probes B.C.’s seniors care homes

Privacy, dignity, food quality among questions of Seniors Advocate (with VIDEO)

Langley team takes ‘Senior Olympics’

Residents of four Lower Mainland seniors' residences competed in events designed to encourage physical activity

Going back to their roots

Feeling ‘disenchanted with the food industry,’ Ian and Cathy Finley started their own sustainable farm in the heart of rural Langley

Senior home survey seeks volunteers

Volunteers to ask seniors about staff, food, privacy, medications and other conditions in residential care

  • Aug 26th, 2016

Collector program expanding to ‘muscle cars’

Collector plates will be available next year for modified as well as stock cars made between 1958 and 1974

Green Beat: Don’t forget to look up! Meteor showers are on the way

This year’s Perseid Meteor Shower is expected to be twice as thick as usual. The predicted peak dates are Aug. 11-12.

B.C. DAY TRIVIA QUIZ: How much do you know about British Columbia?

B.C. Day, on Monday, Aug. 1, is an opportunity to celebrate this spectacular province. See how well you know British Columbia.

Provincial campsite rush mostly B.C. residents

Few BC Parks bookings going to commercial operators, solution is more campsite spaces, Environment Minister Mary Polak says

Video links grow as rural health care shrinks

Small communities have more than 400 doctor vacancies, with 'telehealth' and visiting specialists filling gaps

CANADA DAY QUIZ: How well do you know Canadian trivia?

In honour of Canada's 149th birthday, we have compiled some Canadian trivia questions. How many can you answer?

Child care spaces funded for 30 BC communities

1,800 new spaces in 30 communities to start construction this fall, minister Stephanie Cadieux says

Free fishing lessons for kids [with video]

Learn to Fish program offers instruction and loaner equipment to help children aged 5 to 15 catch a trout

  • Jun 1st, 2016

Cross-Canada ride to encourage organ donation

Gift From Within aims to register 1,000 more registered donors and raise money for the Canadian Transplant Association

Talking stick tradition comes to B.C. legislature [with video]

Totem symbolizes Coast Salish tradition of respectful listening, with little effect on ill-tempered debate in Victoria