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Should Canada Day always be on a Monday? (VIDEO)

This year, July 1 falls on a Tuesday – meaning Canadians will either take a four-day weekend or awkwardly work Monday...

This year
Minimum price for a 12-ounce sleeve of draft beer or cider is $3

Not all happy with B.C. happy hour

"Happy hour" discounts for alcoholic drinks impose new minimum drink prices that force some outlets to raise their prices

Minimum price for a 12-ounce sleeve of draft beer or cider is $3
Your next pitcher of some generic Honey Beer or Nut Brown Ale could see a price hike of a couple dollars

B.C. happy hour laws may raise beer prices

Some bar owners not so happy new liquor laws in B.C. may raise prices for beer

  • Jun 22, 2014
Your next pitcher of some generic Honey Beer or Nut Brown Ale could see a price hike of a couple dollars

Booze can now be sold at B.C. farmers markets

New B.C. liquor laws allow booze at farmers markets and minors in pubs

  • Jun 21, 2014

Tanning a dangerous fad that needs erasing

Melanoma on the rise despite simple ways to protect your skin

Men’s rules to living longer

Take care of your body and your mind to attain better health

  • Jun 10, 2014
Paramedics demonstrate automated defibrillator. When case is opened

Talking defibrillator program expands

Funding doubled to put life-saving machines in arenas, recreation centres and libraries around B.C.

Paramedics demonstrate automated defibrillator. When case is opened

Discovering the Early Years

Learning to unlock the power of reading to your children

  • Apr 30, 2014

Lions Den: Saturday brings a new “Queen of the Slough”

Men lined up to compete for coveted Miss Maria Slough crown in Agassiz

The 10th anniversary of the Harrison Hot Springs Social Club was more like a large family reunion than a club event.

Senior Happenings: Social club celebrates 10 years of good times

Many willing hands are needed continually to keep things going

The 10th anniversary of the Harrison Hot Springs Social Club was more like a large family reunion than a club event.

No single cause for colorectal cancer

New screening tool playing important role in early detection

  • Apr 23, 2014

School for learning disabled children hosts open house

James Cameron School includes students from throughout region

Most people don’t really need extra vitamins

Understanding the role of vitamins can save you money and increase your health

Vaccination is the best way to combat measles

Cases of measles dropped dramatically after vaccine created

Senior Happenings: Surfing the screen for Paralympians

Some athletes getting short end of stick with little coverage

Mario Canseco is vice-president of public affairs at Insights West

Work-life balance off kilter for most B.C. workers: Poll

Insights West survey finds family time suffers as office invades personal lives

Mario Canseco is vice-president of public affairs at Insights West
Ed Pereira

Experts battle growing online crime

Organized crime-sponsored hackers "are getting smarter, they have more money than anybody else" but you can protect yourself

Ed Pereira
B.C.'s '60 Minute Kids' Club' is running from January 15 to March 15

60 Minute Kids’ Club running from Jan. 15 to March 15

The program encourages students, parents in B.C. to live a healthy, active lifestyle, and provides health and vegetable/fruit trackers.

B.C.'s '60 Minute Kids' Club' is running from January 15 to March 15
Senator Nancy Greene Raine watches Olympic ski event at Whistler with Prime Minister Stephen Harper

National fitness day proposed

B.C. senator Nancy Greene Raine and MP John Weston call for action to stop "epidemic of obesity" among youth

Senator Nancy Greene Raine watches Olympic ski event at Whistler with Prime Minister Stephen Harper
Most B.C. drivers don't expect to end up like the driver of this flipped vehicle last winter in Abbotsford.

Poll finds B.C. drivers confident of snow skills, doubt need for winter tires

Insights West/BCAA survey finds just a third of motorists admit to 'freaking out' when it snows

Most B.C. drivers don't expect to end up like the driver of this flipped vehicle last winter in Abbotsford.