Life

Cross-Canada ride to encourage organ donation

Gift From Within aims to register 1,000 more registered donors and raise money for the Canadian Transplant Association

Talking stick tradition comes to B.C. legislature [with video]

Totem symbolizes Coast Salish tradition of respectful listening, with little effect on ill-tempered debate in Victoria

B.C. hunting licences go online

Online option now available for licences, paper version of limited entry hunting applications phased out for 2017

  • Apr 28th, 2016
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          ‘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

          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

          Notes from the Prince Rupert Seniors Centre for Feb. 10-16

          Knitting group small, but growing at the Seniors Centre

          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.

          Harvesting a Christmas tree on Crown land

          Free use permits are available for most areas of the province, good for one tree in designated areas of provincial forest

          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.

          Notes from the Prince Rupert Seniors Centre – October 28

          Whist Monday:1st - John and Mary, 2nd - Lynne and Mary S. 3rd - Della and Laurel.

          Notes from the Prince Rupert Seniors Centre – September 16

          Whist Monday: 1st — John and Sister Mary, 2nd — Ron and Marion, 3rd — Ed and Marie.

          Notes from the Prince Rupert Seniors Centre – August 5

          Monday Whist:1st — Sharon M. and Heather, 2nd — Lurel and Della, 3rd — Ron and Lynne.

          • Aug 5th, 2015

          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.