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Ordinary Heroes

Into the silence

Apr 5, 2019 / 3:00 pm

This one you might find a bit odd for a column called Heroes to focus on but we wanted to give a shout out for silence. That’s right, a moment of solitude...

Moms are family heroes

Jan 17, 2019 / 11:00 am

How about a big Heroes high five for moms. Do we really need to say any more? After the crazy rush of the holidays, moms are the ones who get the family back on...

Angels among us

Dec 13, 2018 / 3:00 pm

This time of year, I love to see friends on social media share their stories of giving. There is something about the season that gets people in the giving...

Investigate and report it

Nov 22, 2018 / 11:00 am

These days the endless wave of media criticism seems to circulate on a daily basis. Fake news, reporters being discredited and even barred from covering...

Signs of responsibility

Nov 1, 2018 / 3:00 pm

Wingman or Wingwoman On a round of recent flights across Canada, I was thinking about how easy it is to travel. Hurtling across the country and continent in a...

Politicans are heroes

Oct 18, 2018 / 11:00 am

We just had to give a shout out for those sticking their necks out there for the first time and running for public office. Regardless of whom you vote for, you...

Bikers on the move

Sep 13, 2018 / 1:00 pm

A big Heroes pump up for everyone who hopped on their bikes to go back to school and work after the summer. It’s great to see people braving the rain and...

Hero's hurrah for fathers

Jun 28, 2018 / 3:00 pm

Dads A big Heroes hurrah to all the dads kicking it with their kids in June. Father’s Day always comes and goes so quickly in our house and this year was...

Sandbaggers do great work

May 31, 2018 / 3:00 pm

As I cycled past Mill Creek on my way to work the other day, I saw a sea of orange. I had to double take to see who they were and what they were doing. Turns...

Celebrating civic duty

May 3, 2018 / 3:00 pm

I attended the 2017 City of Kelowna Civic Awards the other night as a finalist for the Fred Macklin Man of the Year Award and was blown away by the incredible...

Mom-and-dad heroes

Apr 5, 2018 / 11:00 am

On a recent escape to Big White our family realized just how lucky we are. No, it wasn’t because we had a powder day as my good buddy, Michael J., likes...

Golden Girl

Mar 2, 2018 / 11:00 am

Who wasn’t excited last week when Kelsey Serwa landed a gold medal at the 2018 Winter Olympics? Her thrilling victory was the crown on her stellar career...

Teacher a big hero

Feb 9, 2018 / 11:00 am

Homegrown hero The next time your son or daughter comes home from school, ask them how well they know their teacher. On a recent open house at our son’s...

Mentors change lives

Jan 18, 2018 / 1:00 pm

This is your look at the ordinary heroes, big and small, famous and not so famous who make a difference in our Okanagan. Keep your eyes out for someone you...

Who are your heroes?

Dec 21, 2017 / 11:30 am

This is your look at the ordinary heroes, big and small, famous and not so famous who make a difference in our Okanagan. Keep your eyes out for someone you...

Docs backing less fortunate

Dec 7, 2017 / 11:00 am

Cracking backs for the holidays A holiday season holler to Dr. Kevin Holroyd and his volunteer team of local chiropractors who are donating their services to...

Be ordinary heroically

Nov 23, 2017 / 1:00 pm

This is your look at the ordinary heroes, big and small, famous and not so famous who make a difference in our Okanagan. Keep your eyes out for someone you...

People making a difference

Nov 9, 2017 / 6:00 am

Welcome to our new column. Let’s face it, Kelowna is a giving city; we get things done and we take care of each other This is your look at the ordinary...

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