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Super, virtual B.C. seen world-wide

Virtual reality lets people experience a boat trip and a hike into the high country of the remote central coast at Nimmo Bay

Dr. Smith: Understanding self-harm

Why is my child doing this? What is going on with youth.

APPLE EVENT LIVE: The watch, a gold MacBook, HBO on iPhone

Apple Watch unveiled: lots of features, functions, price tags. So... Do you want it?

  • Mar 9th, 2015
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    UN: World eating too much sugar; cut to 5-10 per cent of diet

    No way to sugarcoat this: WHO says sugar should be no more than 5-10 per cent of total calories

    • Mar 4th, 2015

    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

    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

    Tofino’s Wolf in the Fog best new restaurant

    Tofino's Wolf in the Fog best new restaurant; Ayden in Saskatoon people's choice

    • Oct 23rd, 2014

    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.

    Ranked: The Best Hostels in Europe and the World

    HostelBookers.com has released its list of the top three hostels in every continent, with Portugal sweeping Western Europe...

    • Sep 20th, 2014