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The Great Llama Chase of 2015, Apparently (VIDEO)

Humans are always trying to go viral. Turns out, llamas have the secret. Just be themselves. Escape, and be themselves...

3 in 4 Canadian adults bullied in school: poll

3 in 4 Canadian adults bullied in school; 46% say their kids were bullied: poll

  • Feb 25th, 2015

Cottonwood and the Search for Arizona Wine

Carla Nelson of Maritime Travel visits
an historic, old west town that it still is.

  • Feb 19th, 2015
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REPLAY: This week in B.C. in video
Bartenders respond to push for better non-alcoholic drinks
Celine Dion's reinvention as a fashion influencer
REPLAY: This week in B.C. in video

Canada’s maple leaf flag turns 50 this weekend (VIDEO/TIMELINE)

Once a controversial new design, the maple leaf withstood a battle between Prime Minister John Diefenbaker and Lester B. Pearson

Wurzburg, Germany: home of the Aperol Sprizz

Carla Nelson of Maritime Travel writes of a vibrant, pretty city on the banks of the River Main.

  • Feb 5th, 2015

Youth new face of gambling addiction, data shows

Younger people more at risk for problem gambling, target of new B.C. action

  • Feb 3rd, 2015

The ABC’s of the Caribbean

Carla Nelson of Maritime Travel writes of the tourist playgrounds Aruba, Bonaire and Curacao

  • Jan 22nd, 2015

Part V: Eating Disorders and Obsessive-Compulsive Disorder

Dr. David Smith looks at the effects and symptoms of deadly illnesses like bulimia and anorexia nervosa.

Part IV: Drugs, Alcohol and Mental Health Problems – Which Came First?

Alcohol and marijuana (or cannabis) are the substances most used by B.C. teenagers, writes Dr. David Smith.

Squamish, B.C. named to New York Times’ best travel for 2015 (with VIDEO)

Squamish and Quebec City were the only Canadian cities on the Times' 'To Do' list for 2015, which totalled 52 cities and destinations.

Lieutenant Governor sponsors youth environment program

Grants available for teachers, youth educators to provide hands-on experience with community ecosystem projects

Triggers and temptations are everywhere

Quitting Smoking: The healthy choice isn’t always an easy choice

  • Jan 7th, 2015

2015 begins: Shanghai tragedy, fireworks elsewhere

Shanghai stampede kills dozens as glittery fireworks, parties elsewhere mark 2015

  • Dec 31st, 2014

Part III: Youth Dealing with Depression

We all feel sad from time-to-time – it's a normal and appropriate response to disappointment and loss.

  • Dec 19th, 2014

National pastimes dominate news: study

Hockey and weather coverage set Canada's news media apart, study suggests

  • Dec 16th, 2014

Part II: Fear Not – There is Help for Children and Youth with Anxiety

Everyone has times of feeling anxious, scared or fearful. Without it, we would never have survived as humans, writes Dr. David Smith.

It’s feast season: Celebrate holiday eating

With all of the social pressure to be thin, it's easy to fall into the trap of judging yourself based on the food you are eating.

  • Dec 16th, 2014

European winters and the traditional Christmas market

Carla Nelson of Maritime Travel describes her experiences with European Christmas markets

  • Dec 11th, 2014

Part I: Mental Health for Children and Youth – How to Get the Help You Need

Dr. David Smith says 13 per cent of B.C. youth experience a mental health issue every year – 83,700 children under age 19.

Haiti is ready for you

Diane Manson of Mountain City Travel on how a beautiful Caribbean island is calling for the world to return — to visit and explore!

  • Nov 27th, 2014