Life

Lieutenant Governor sponsors youth environment program

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

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

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.

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          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.

          Lt. Governor joins call to adopt (with video)

          "What I never knew is how much they would take care of me," Judith Guichon says of her experience raising four adopted children

          Cities want authority to break car windows

          Only police and SPCA constables have authority to enter cars or other private property to free an overheated dog

          Why You Should Stay In a Hostel In Europe, Not a Hotel

          Cities like Lisbon, Budapest, and Krakow have turned to hosting clean, stylish hostels to entice frugal young travellers.

          Ranked: The Best Hostels in Europe and the World

          HostelBookers.com has released its list of the top three hostels in every continent, with Portugal sweeping Western Europe...

          • Sep 20th, 2014

          Watch Black Press newsrooms take the hilariously hope-filled Ice Bucket Challenge

          The viral fundraiser – which has raised over $100 million for ALS research and awareness – has been completed by several newsrooms to date

          VIDEO: Canadian Tire, Leonardo DiCaprio head north for the Ice Bucket Challenge

          Olympians Kaillie Humphries, Charles Hamelin, and Hayley Wickenheiser assisted Canadian Tire, while DiCaprio challenged Stephen Harper...

          Farm market coupon program expands

          Seniors, pregnant women and low-income family members who take a free food preparation course get $15 a week

          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

          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.