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Energy savings offered to lower-income families

BC Hydro and FortisBC are expanding their low-income energy conservation programs to reduce the impact of rising electricity costs

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...

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

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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 22nd, 2014

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 21st, 2014

Talking defibrillator program expands

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

Experts battle growing online crime

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

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.

National fitness day proposed

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

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

Are your tires ready for winter roads?

Some "all season" tires are good enough for winter roads in B.C., but not all of them

Integration focus for developmentally disabled

Schools are desegregated, and the next step is community, work and retirement

Earthquake means ‘drop, cover, hold on’

The best way to protect yourself from falling objects in an earthquake is ducking under a desk or sturdy table until one minute after the shaking stops.

Babine Adventure Race

A tour through B.C.'s longest fresh water lake

You are invited to visit Granisle

Welcome to Babine Lake and Houston's fine lake country

Granisle mayor’s message

An invitation from Granisle mayor Gerald Ewald

31 things to do in Houston

An A-Z directory of what visitors and residents can enjoy in Houston year-round

20 lakes in the Houston area

Minnesota may lay claim to 'Land of a Thousand Lakes,' but Houston's got it's fair share...

Japan needs sisterly help on its path to recovery

Japan is just starting to recover from the devastating March 11 earthquake and tsunami. Japanese citizens devastated by the natural disasters and their aftermath need our help.

Extra measures encouraged

With signs from the east showing an increased influenza outbreak, the BC Centre for Disease Control is encouraging people to take additional measures to protect themselves.

  • Feb 16th, 2011