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Survey probes B.C.’s seniors care homes

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

Benefits of Hunting in British Columbia

Hunting in B.C generates $350 million in economic activity annually. That figure includes resident and non-resident hunters.

  • Oct 28th, 2016
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      Owners drop price on N.B. private island

        Tipping 101: Intricacies, etiquette and awareness

        From the Window Seat: Diane Manson of Mountain City Travel shines some light on the international art of the gratuity

        • Oct 28th, 2016

        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

        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?

        Children and Self-Defence Training

        Martial arts training as a whole is very positive for most children.But …

        • Jun 16th, 2016

        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

        B.C. hunting licences go online

        Online option now available for licences, paper version of limited entry hunting applications phased out for 2017

        • Apr 28th, 2016

        ‘Bear jams’ on B.C. highways bad for people, animals [with video]

        Conservation officers have 300 bear conflict calls so far this month, with roadside bear viewing, feeding among problems

        Seniors may miss out at tax time

        Guaranteed Income Supplement, rental assistance and discount bus pass depend on Canada Revenue Agency filing

        Single parent employment growing

        Up to 100 income assistance clients a week signing up for job training, child care and transportation, minister Michelle Stilwell says

        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