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Most Popular Baby Names in Canada (VIDEO)

There are lots of kids named Emma and lots of kids named Jackson, according to registered entries on BabyCenter.ca.

The Great Llama Chase of 2015, Apparently (VIDEO)

Humans are always trying to go viral. Turns out, llamas have the secret. Just be themselves. Escape, and be themselves...

3 in 4 Canadian adults bullied in school: poll

3 in 4 Canadian adults bullied in school; 46% say their kids were bullied: poll

  • Feb 25th, 2015
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Teaching the Feldenkrais method in Vernon

     

    Artist describs cyanotype

       

      Pirate loppet at Larch Hills

         

        The tale of two homes

           

          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

          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

          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.

          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.

          Lieutenant Governor sponsors youth environment program

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

          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

          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.

          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.

          Lt. Governor joins call to adopt (with video)

          "What I never knew is how much they would take care of me," Judith Guichon says of her experience raising four adopted children

          Cities want authority to break car windows

          Only police and SPCA constables have authority to enter cars or other private property to free an overheated dog

          Why You Should Stay In a Hostel In Europe, Not a Hotel

          Cities like Lisbon, Budapest, and Krakow have turned to hosting clean, stylish hostels to entice frugal young travellers.

          Watch Black Press newsrooms take the hilariously hope-filled Ice Bucket Challenge

          The viral fundraiser – which has raised over $100 million for ALS research and awareness – has been completed by several newsrooms to date

          VIDEO: Canadian Tire, Leonardo DiCaprio head north for the Ice Bucket Challenge

          Olympians Kaillie Humphries, Charles Hamelin, and Hayley Wickenheiser assisted Canadian Tire, while DiCaprio challenged Stephen Harper...

          Farm market coupon program expands

          Seniors, pregnant women and low-income family members who take a free food preparation course get $15 a week

          Smile of the Week – August 6

          Sierra MacKay, summer student at the Hedley Heritage Museum is our smile for this week.

          • Aug 6th, 2014

          Register now for Arthritis information session

          Penticton Arthritis Service will present “Tips Tricks and Tools for Living Well with Arthritis.”

          Fishing and exploring along the Similkameen River

          Peter Antonick took us to his favourite fishing spot—Hole in the Wall, along the Similkameen River.