Put your phones away to enjoy dinner: UBC study

Put your phones away to enjoy dinner: UBC study

Researchers find smartphones actually add to the boredom when eating out with friends and family

Put your phones away to enjoy dinner: UBC study
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Bike meets car: Three-wheel vehicle service launches at B.C. campus

VeloMetro unveiled the world’s first electric-assisted ‘velomobile’ sharing program at the UBC

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Canadian man credited with inventing the Pizza Pop dies at 89 in Vernon

In the 1960s, Paul Faraci owned a Winnipeg restaurant and came up with a twist on the calzone

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Sushi-making robots among tech on display at foodservice trade show

Sushi-making robots among tech on display at foodservice trade show

The annual RC Show is three days and includes 1,000 exhibits

Sushi-making robots among tech on display at foodservice trade show
Nancy Greene-Raine cheers on B.C. Games athletes on the Sun Peaks slopes

Nancy Greene-Raine cheers on B.C. Games athletes on the Sun Peaks slopes

Olympian Nancy Greene-Raine in Kamloops for the 2018 B.C. Winter Games

Nancy Greene-Raine cheers on B.C. Games athletes on the Sun Peaks slopes
OLYMPICS 101: Oldest and youngest Canadians to reach the podium

OLYMPICS 101: Oldest and youngest Canadians to reach the podium

This year, Canada sent its most athletes in Winter Games history, here’s a look at record breakers

OLYMPICS 101: Oldest and youngest Canadians to reach the podium
Jacket styles have changed since 1979, when the first BC Winter Games were held in Kamloops. Pictured is the board of directors from the 1979 Games. Front row from left are Don Fisher, Dale Janowsky and Lois Cutler. Back row from left are Pat O’Brien, Jim Coke, Neil MacDonald, Jack Hollstedt and Larry Grant

Looking back at the 1979 B.C. Games: Good memories, even better jackets

39 years later, Kamloops is hosting the Winter Games again, with some volunteers returning

  • Feb 24, 2018
Jacket styles have changed since 1979, when the first BC Winter Games were held in Kamloops. Pictured is the board of directors from the 1979 Games. Front row from left are Don Fisher, Dale Janowsky and Lois Cutler. Back row from left are Pat O’Brien, Jim Coke, Neil MacDonald, Jack Hollstedt and Larry Grant
Canadian support split on Trans Mountain pipeline debate: Poll

Canadian support split on Trans Mountain pipeline debate: Poll

Angus Reid poll surveying Canadians on pipeline stance finds no clear winner

Canadian support split on Trans Mountain pipeline debate: Poll
From left: Leele Forrester, 11, mom Ruby Forrester and Quin Forrester, 12, in front of the igloo they built in from of their Parksville home Sunday. Ruby said she and her husband Andy and their two children spent most of Sunday building the igloo. — Lauren Collins photo

WATCH: Vancouver Island family builds eight-foot igloo in yard

Sunday snowfall on the mid-Island leads to all-day family activity

From left: Leele Forrester, 11, mom Ruby Forrester and Quin Forrester, 12, in front of the igloo they built in from of their Parksville home Sunday. Ruby said she and her husband Andy and their two children spent most of Sunday building the igloo. — Lauren Collins photo
Overlooking one of the main streets in Kaslo, B.C. (@johanjkpg/Instagram)

Tired of ‘big city life’? One-stoplight town hosts contest to lure in city slickers

Contest by BC Rural Centre hopes to attract city folks to a small town in the Kootenays

Overlooking one of the main streets in Kaslo, B.C. (@johanjkpg/Instagram)
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Moose creates uber Canadian Olympic moment

A Calgary man shares a truly Canadian moment on Twitter of a Moose enjoying the Olympics

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Canada reacts to Cassie Sharpe’s Olympic gold

Canada reacts to Cassie Sharpe’s Olympic gold

From Prime Minister Trudeau to Ryan Reynolds, congratulations abound

Canada reacts to Cassie Sharpe’s Olympic gold
Parts of B.C. see record-breaking temperatures in cold snap

Parts of B.C. see record-breaking temperatures in cold snap

Sechelt, Yoho National Park were the chilliest ever Monday

Parts of B.C. see record-breaking temperatures in cold snap
VIDEO: B.C. deer caught obeying traffic signs

VIDEO: B.C. deer caught obeying traffic signs

A herd of deer in Fernie, B.C. is getting attention online after stopping for a stop sign

VIDEO: B.C. deer caught obeying traffic signs
Rebecca Schofield is shown in a May, 2016, family photo. (Anne Schofield/Handout via The Canadian Press)

Porch lights turn on for Canadian teen behind #BeccaToldMeTo movement

New Brunswick’s Rebecca Schofield had asked her Facebook followers to perform random acts of kindness

Rebecca Schofield is shown in a May, 2016, family photo. (Anne Schofield/Handout via The Canadian Press)
Bay of Pigs, Comox Valley style

Bay of Pigs, Comox Valley style

Some Comox Valley residents enjoying a late-morning stroll in the Lazo March…

  • Feb 16, 2018
Bay of Pigs, Comox Valley style
Black Press file photo

Here’s what you need to know about Chinese New Year

2018 is the year of the dog and your birth year is said to determine your personality

Black Press file photo
VIDEO: Valentine’s Day extra sweet for rehabilitated shark

VIDEO: Valentine’s Day extra sweet for rehabilitated shark

The North Pacific spiny dogfish was found by a beachgoer at Stanley Park

VIDEO: Valentine’s Day extra sweet for rehabilitated shark
Former U.S. first lady Michelle Obama spoke at a Greater Vancouver Board of Trade event on Thursday. (@LorindaStrang/Twitter)

Michelle Obama talks social media, raising daughters at Vancouver event

Former U.S. first lady spoke at an event hosted by the Greater Vancouver Board of Trade

Former U.S. first lady Michelle Obama spoke at a Greater Vancouver Board of Trade event on Thursday. (@LorindaStrang/Twitter)
A sperm whale is spotted in Johnstone Strait. (Jared Towers).

First sighting of sperm whale in B.C. strait

DFO scientist says whale may have been exploring new waters or looking for more food sources

A sperm whale is spotted in Johnstone Strait. (Jared Towers).