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Quarantined B.C. mom say pandemic has put special-needs families in ‘crisis mode’

Surrey’s Christine Williamson shares family’s challenges, strengths

QUIZ: How much do you know about the Olympics?

Put your knowledge to the test with these 12 questions

‘There is community’: B.C. councillor welcomes new baby into world amid COVID-19 pandemic

‘I realize there’s much more than fear and worry… there is hope, there is new life’: Jason Lum

Burning restrictions to lower risk for COVID-19

Province issues burning restrictions to help everyone breathe easier

  • Mar 27, 2020

Hospital’s Chief of Staff asks residents for help containing COVID-19

Invermere & District Hospital Chief of Staff says COVID-19 cases here, caution and care needed

  • Mar 27, 2020

School District 6 surveying parents

Paul Carriere, Superintendent of Schools, provided a COVID-19 update for parents.

  • Mar 27, 2020
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British Columbia's health minister is disappointed that the U.S. is blocking the export of N-95 masks
How to make life and death decisions in a pandemic
Trudeau says better data on COVID-19 in Canada is on its way
First Nations, remote communities need special attention in pandemic, Freeland says

Box of goodies to tide residents and businesses over during self-isolation

Valley Strong Box lets residents support local businesses and get the products they love.

The silver lining of self-isolation

Five ways pandemic prevention is making us better humans

  • Mar 26, 2020

B.C. man holds virtual birthday party with 70 guests

Peter Van Mil of Abbotsford turns 35 and celebrates with Facebook Live video

QUIZ: Are you ready for spring?

To mark the first day of spring, take this short 10-question quiz

QUIZ: Are you feeling unlucky?

There are many superstitions surrounding Friday the 13th. See how well you know these traditions

Connect with your elderly neighbours during COVID-19 crisis

Check in on them, by phone or in person, to ensure their needs are being met

Stroke survivors lean on each other in Nelson

‘I’ve learned more about strokes from being in the group than I did from anyone else’

Meet one of B.C.’s instructors in CPR and first aid for dogs

Paramedic teaches Dogsafe Canine First Aid to pet owners and people who run dog businesses

80,000 reasons to support the food bank

Supporting your local food bank couldn’t be easier

Found toddler’s headstone stolen from Penticton funeral home

The headstone is a sample product that belongs to a local funeral home.

5 Things You Didn’t Know About Farms in BC

BC farmer shares reasons to love local!

  • Feb 3, 2020

Legion thanks RCMP with free memberships

BC/Yukon Command celebrates 100 years of RCMP service

B.C. man invents tree-planting alarm clock

If you wake up on time, you earn virtual seeds

Vancouver Island home to one of Canada’s largest private skateboard collections

Eric Pinto owns hundreds of boards, spanning multiple decades