After Google, after graduation, Ann Makosinski just keeps on inventing

The Victoria teen, a first-year student at UBC, has invented both a battery-free flashlight and a cell phone-charging thermos

Influenza vaccine now available in B.C.

H2N2 influenza cases already showing up around B.C., strains of influenza B expected to show up by February

Mobile falls clinics for seniors to expand

Service pioneered by Fraser Health to help seniors prevent dangerous falls will be offered across B.C.

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      Liberals reinstating long-form census survey

      New Liberal government reinstating long-form census, but vague on penalties

      • Nov 5th, 2015

      Victoria, Vancouver named to ‘Best Cities’ for travel in 2015

      Conde Nast's annual ranking gave praise to two of B.C.'s already most popular cities, while Europe dominated the top 5

      Victoria International Wine Festival returns

      A local festival is catering to the growing number of average wine consumers who enjoy the beverage.

      Sunscreen for your eyes

      wear sunglasses and apply sunscreen while outside to help protect eyes and reduce the risk of cataracts

      Tofino, Stanley Park voted B.C.’s ‘best places’ to visit

      A new poll of British Columbians has the Park and surfer's paradise one-two atop the province's travel destinations.

      Super, virtual B.C. seen world-wide

      Virtual reality lets people experience a boat trip and a hike into the high country of the remote central coast at Nimmo Bay

      Dr. Smith: Understanding self-harm

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

      Jamie Oliver asks Canada to join food crusade

      Jamie Oliver expands food crusade to G20, cites diet problems in Canada

      • Mar 31st, 2015

      Beware, Broadcasters: HBO Will Air Daily ‘VICE News’ Show

      The Montreal-based alternative magazine has grown into a massive, billion-dollar media universe with fans, disciples, and influence.

      INFOGRAPHIC: Which country drinks the most beer?

      Take a guess and then check out this interactive chart of beer guzzling nations

      VIDEO: Noureen DeWulf, Ryan Miller in W Network’s Hockey Wives

      The show – which showcases the mostly glamorous life of 10 NHL players' wives and girlfriends, premieres March 18 on W.

      Young adults want news every day, survey shows

      Young adults may stumble upon news, but they read it every day, survey shows

      • Mar 16th, 2015

      Rapper Shad to succeed Ghomeshi as ‘Q’ host

      Canadian rapper Shad to replace Jian Ghomeshi as host of CBC's 'Q'

      • Mar 11th, 2015

      APPLE EVENT LIVE: The watch, a gold MacBook, HBO on iPhone

      Apple Watch unveiled: lots of features, functions, price tags. So... Do you want it?

      • Mar 9th, 2015

      UN: World eating too much sugar; cut to 5-10 per cent of diet

      No way to sugarcoat this: WHO says sugar should be no more than 5-10 per cent of total calories

      • Mar 4th, 2015

      Most Popular Baby Names in Canada (VIDEO)

      There are lots of kids named Emma and lots of kids named Jackson, according to registered entries on

      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...