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

The viral fundraiser ā€“ which has raised over $100 million for ALS research and awareness ā€“ 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

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    False killer whale calf making progress

    Rescued false killer whale calf passes first hurdle in long-odds battle

    • Jul 24th, 2014

    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 ā€“ 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

    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

    Ann Makosinski’s ‘Hollow Flashlight’ heading to Google Science Fair

    Victoria, B.C. teenager will be the lone Canadian at Google's annual science mega-competition, starting Sept. 22.

    Interior decoration on display at White Rock show home

    The latest Millionaire Lottery grand prize is catching eyes along White Rock's Marine Drive.

    • Oct 22nd, 2012

    A few basics to know how your body ticks

    Whenever I have candid conversations about health with guys (and women too), Iā€™m often shocked by the lack of knowledge

    The hard work of love

    For some unknown reason, human beings have an irresistible drive to pursue the dream of loving and being loved.

    • Feb 9th, 2012