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97-year-old B.C. veteran proudly displays 100-year-old Union Jack

Roy Shopland inherited the flag his mom brought to Canada when she emigrated from England in 1918.

VIDEO: Moms Gone Wild thrill Canucks crowd

Members perform flash-mob Thriller routine at Rogers Arena on Halloween night

  • Nov 1, 2018
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Spring Ceilidh at Cloverdale Catholic Hall
Seed Celebration
West Coast kids learn about ocean safety
Eagle Release Cowichan

Openly queer, female priest of B.C. church defying norms

Andrea Brennan serves Fernie at pivotal time in church’s history

Foster care is ‘superhighway to homelessness,’ B.C. youth advocate says

Katherine McParland grew up in foster care and lived on the streets

VIDEO: Millionaire Lottery returns to give back and win big

Since 1996, Millionaire Lottery has raised $52 million for the VGH+UBC Hospital Foundation

Hero campaign raises $1.1 million for Canada non-profits

Lowe’s Canada Heroes campaign was held throughout September

B.C. brewery creates bread beer from food waste

The brew aims to raise food waste awareness and provide funds for the food bank

Columbia Basin Trust continues Basin Youth Support Network for three years

The trust approved a $5 million budget

  • Oct 5, 2018

Nine-year-old history teacher inspires action at B.C. school

Daughter of residential school survivor shares powerful message of resilience

B.C. teen with autism a talented guitarist

Farley Mifsud is gaining fans with every performance

B.C. couple plans sustainable, zero-waste life in the Shuswap

Plan includes building a tiny house before the snow flies

MyHealthPortal launches new mobile app

Available for Appleand Android mobile devices in App or GooglePlay stores

  • Sep 14, 2018

Youth on the Loose: Centre takes trip to Whatshan Lake

The trip was organized by the Nakusp and Area Youth Network

  • Sep 13, 2018

Incredible effort by amateur pet detectives brings home lost B.C. dog

Community effort in Campbell River helps reunite Yorkshire terrier-chihuahua Jax with family

Hike Nakusp with these great trails

The Nakusp and Area Community Trails Society maintains nine trails

  • Sep 6, 2018

Remembering the Colonel of the Kootenays

Robert T. Lowery was a prolific newspaper publisher

  • Sep 5, 2018

10 B.C. cities to pilot new program against childhood obesity

Healthy Family Living program being tested in 10 communities, including Chilliwack

Old Farmhall Collective receives equipment

The garden and farming equipment will eventually be available to the public

  • Sep 4, 2018

‘Paws’ this weekend and fight animal cruelty in B.C.

The BC SPCA is centralizing its Paws for a Cause event to just six community events in B.C.