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F-35 - set to debut at the 2016 Abbotsford International Airshow

F-35A to debut in Canada at Abbotsford International Airshow

See the F-35A on display at Abbotsford International Airshow – August 12-14, 2016.

F-35 - set to debut at the 2016 Abbotsford International Airshow
Award-winning photograph taken at the 2015 Abbotsford International Airshow. Photo by Amateur Photographer of the Year

Abbotsford Airshow: Heroes of the Skies

The Abbotsford International Airshow takes place Aug. 12-14 and includes US Navy Super Hornets and the Breitling Jet Team

Award-winning photograph taken at the 2015 Abbotsford International Airshow. Photo by Amateur Photographer of the Year
Photo by Steve Dutt. Named Next Generation Photographer of the Year 2014. Photo taken at the 2014 Abbotsford International Airshow.

Finalists selected for B.C. Amateur Photographer of the Year

Seventy photographers will compete at this year's Abbotsford International Airshow

Photo by Steve Dutt. Named Next Generation Photographer of the Year 2014. Photo taken at the 2014 Abbotsford International Airshow.
Dr. David Smith

Dr. Smith: Understanding self-harm

Why is my child doing this? What is going on with youth.

Dr. David Smith
Lilith Pro is holding a leadership program in August at Quest University in Squamish

Lilith 400 accepting applications from motivated, educated young women

Citing a lack of women in powerful corporate positions, Lilith Professional is holding a 6-day conference in Squamish, B.C. this August.

Lilith Pro is holding a leadership program in August at Quest University in Squamish
Wednesday is Pink Shirt Day in B.C. And the material is 100% bully-free.

The Essentials for Pink Shirt Day – February 25, 2015 (VIDEO)

'We know the Internet can be a pretty negative place, and that this negativity can lower self-esteem and create bullying behaviour'

Wednesday is Pink Shirt Day in B.C. And the material is 100% bully-free.
Dr. David Smith

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.

Dr. David Smith
Tracey Gibson (rear right) and her family

FAMILY: Balancing business and family/Mom Q & A Jan. 16

Tracey Gibson talks about juggling work and home life

Tracey Gibson (rear right) and her family
Dr. David Smith

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.

Dr. David Smith
Dr. David Smith

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.

Dr. David Smith
Dr. David Smith

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.

Dr. David Smith
UVic professor Karen Kobayashi and son Kaelan

FAMILY: Balancing business and family Q & A

We hear from busy mom Karen Kobayashi about her work-life balance

UVic professor Karen Kobayashi and son Kaelan
Melissa Tolsma of Nanaimo was the winner of last year's Reno Me! with FortisBC contest.

Building the outdoor room of your dreams

Melissa Tolsma is blogging during the renovation she won last year as part of the RenoMe! with FortisBC contest.

Melissa Tolsma of Nanaimo was the winner of last year's Reno Me! with FortisBC contest.
Kiersten Fisher poses for a holiday photo with daughters Gwen

GREATER VICTORIA FAMILY: Balancing business/family: Q&A Aug. 08/14

Busy mom Kiersten Fisher loves to get active with her family

Kiersten Fisher poses for a holiday photo with daughters Gwen
Nanaimo's Melissa Tolsma won the Reno Me! with FortisBC contest last year.

Something old, something new

Reno Me! with FortisBC winner Melissa Tolsma continues her renovation.

Nanaimo's Melissa Tolsma won the Reno Me! with FortisBC contest last year.
Sign indicates speed limit and potential encounter for drivers.

WEST SHORE LETTERS: Caution signs should be more clear about direction

Drivers don't seem to understand what to do in playground zone

Sign indicates speed limit and potential encounter for drivers.
Signs for the Silkwood development at 2708 Wale Rd. next to the Galloping Goose Trail lie in a heap on the edge of the water-filled site. The triangular piece of land

WEST SHORE LETTERS: Sewage, solar plans befuddle resident

Colwood resident not impressed with council's actions so far

Signs for the Silkwood development at 2708 Wale Rd. next to the Galloping Goose Trail lie in a heap on the edge of the water-filled site. The triangular piece of land
Congratulations to all who were nominated in our Great Teachers campaign.

GREAT TEACHERS: Nomination writeups paint a clear picture of service

Greater Victoria teachers beloved by their students; parents voice appreciation, too

Congratulations to all who were nominated in our Great Teachers campaign.

WEST SHORE LETTERS: Colwood sewage letter hits the mark

Residents should be worried about sewage project, given city's track record

WEST SHORE LETTERS: Radar could be best solution for speeders

Langford roadway could use some extra enforcement, reader writes