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Millions of tons of plastic in oceans: report

World's oceans awash in plastic drifting into sea from landfills: report

  • Feb 12th, 2015

Canada’s maple leaf flag turns 50 this weekend (VIDEO/TIMELINE)

Once a controversial new design, the maple leaf withstood a battle between Prime Minister John Diefenbaker and Lester B. Pearson

The Healing Tree: Vancouver now has 61 medical marijuana dispensaries (VIDEO)

B.C.'s biggest city now boasts over half of the country's 115 cannabis vendors, according to estimates.

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      Second Harper Lee novel to be published in July

      At last: Harper Lee novel to be published in July, her first since 'To Kill a Mockingbird.'

      • Feb 3rd, 2015

      Youth new face of gambling addiction, data shows

      Younger people more at risk for problem gambling, target of new B.C. action

      • Feb 3rd, 2015

      Facebook blames glitch for global outage

      Hourlong global outage at Facebook, Instagram blamed on internal glitch

      • Jan 27th, 2015

      Oldest snake fossils discovered in museum

      Oldest fossils found in London museum kick off quest for snakes with legs

      • Jan 27th, 2015

      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.

      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.

      Squamish, B.C. named to New York Times’ best travel for 2015 (with VIDEO)

      Squamish and Quebec City were the only Canadian cities on the Times' 'To Do' list for 2015, which totalled 52 cities and destinations.

      Lieutenant Governor sponsors youth environment program

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

      2015 begins: Shanghai tragedy, fireworks elsewhere

      Shanghai stampede kills dozens as glittery fireworks, parties elsewhere mark 2015

      • Dec 31st, 2014

      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

      Canada man finds woman for free trip around world

      Canadian man finds woman with ex-girlfriend's name for free trip around the world

      • Dec 17th, 2014

      Canada’s image makeover in Washington

      Canada in Washington: An image makeover for the friendly neighbour

      • Dec 17th, 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.

      National pastimes dominate news: study

      Hockey and weather coverage set Canada's news media apart, study suggests

      • Dec 16th, 2014

      Not Everyone Likes Every Place They Travel To, You Know…

      Reddit users have uploaded their list of most disappointing destinations, with Vegas, Athens, Jamaica, and Cairo featuring in the choices.

      Finalists for B.C. Non-Fiction Prize

      Rape, referendum, climate change among topics of B.C. Non-Fiction finalists

      • Dec 10th, 2014

      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.