Life

‘Bear jams’ on B.C. highways bad for people, animals [with video]

Conservation officers have 300 bear conflict calls so far this month, with roadside bear viewing, feeding among problems

Seniors may miss out at tax time

Guaranteed Income Supplement, rental assistance and discount bus pass depend on Canada Revenue Agency filing

Single parent employment growing

Up to 100 income assistance clients a week signing up for job training, child care and transportation, minister Michelle Stilwell says

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PyeongChang 2018, through the eyes of a Canadian Korean

Directory compares B.C. seniors’ homes

Health and recreation services compiled for 292 publicly funded facilities, as well as 'serious adverse events'

  • Mar 30th, 2016

Disability benefits increasing

Social Development Minister Michelle Stilwell says subsidized bus pass system continues, 40,000 rural people to get same value

Assisted living rules to be eased

Health Minister Terry Lake says changes to 'rigid regulations' coming on advice of BC Seniors' Advocate

Pacific Rim Whale Festival returns to Tofino-Ucluelet

Annual festival returns to two-week length starting March 12

Olivia, Ethan are B.C.’s top baby names

Top choices extend their streak of popularity in 2014, according to Vitals Statistics Agency

Northern lights may end year with a spectacle thanks to solar flare

Aurora borealis set to blaze further south than usual after Monday's sunspot eruption

B.C. joins clean vehicle club in Paris

Zero-emission vehicles group wants to reduce vehicle greenhouse gas emissions 40 per cent by 2050.

Author puts modern spin on classic Indian recipes

Creating the perfect blend of spices has become a labour of love for Daksha Narsing.

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.

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.