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Vancouver, Victoria and Richmond have plenty to offer this summer

Vancouver, Victoria and Richmond have plenty to offer this summer

Jul 9, 2021 / 12:01 am

B.C.’s big cities are known for their restaurants, shopping, and urban sights and attractions. But keep exploring, and you’ll discover opportunities...

Cremation offers options and simplicity over traditional burial

Cremation offers options and simplicity over traditional burial

Jul 6, 2021 / 12:01 am

When you are faced with the loss of a loved one—a wife, husband, parents or a child—one of the last things you want to deal with is making a series...

Follow these four steps to create a budget and get out of debt

Follow these four steps to create a budget and get out of debt

Jul 2, 2021 / 12:01 am

Are you finding yourself struggling to get out of debt? Building a budget is part of setting yourself up for financial success, especially when tackling debt. ...

Burnaby features lakes, ocean access, delicious dining and more

Burnaby features lakes, ocean access, delicious dining and more

Jun 16, 2021 / 12:01 am

With summer less than a week away, it’s easy to get into a vacation state of mind. Where to go? What to do? Though those questions may be a little...

There’s a world of experiences waiting for you this summer, right here in BC

There’s a world of experiences waiting for you this summer, right here in BC

Jun 12, 2021 / 12:01 am

Find hidden gems in the city. Uncover little-known treasures in Metro Vancouver and Victoria to experience both cities in a whole new light. Connect with...

Habitat for Humanity Kamloops offering up '69 Barracuda in raffle

Habitat for Humanity Kamloops offering up '69 Barracuda in raffle

Jun 11, 2021 / 12:01 am

If you are going to conduct a car raffle, you cannot go wrong in offering up a 1969 Barracuda convertible. That’s what the winner of the third annual...

Customer service, family are at heart of plumbing, HVAC business

Customer service, family are at heart of plumbing, HVAC business

May 7, 2021 / 12:01 am

When Dimitrio Milani arrived in Vancouver alone at age 13 in 1928, it was with the purpose of helping support his family back in Italy. The hardworking,...

Institutions now feeling more confident than ever about Bitcoin

Institutions now feeling more confident than ever about Bitcoin

May 5, 2021 / 12:01 am

Cryptocurrency isn’t just the domain of technology whizzes anymore. With so much money being printed as a result of COVID-19 financial relief,...

Buying and selling Bitcoin just got easier thanks to Netcoins

Buying and selling Bitcoin just got easier thanks to Netcoins

Feb 12, 2021 / 12:01 am

Cryptocurrency pioneer and president of Netcoins, Mitchell Demeter, was drawn to Bitcoin through his interest in gold. “It was a gold bug to begin with,...

Habitat Kamloops' raffle winner drives away with $102,000 car

Habitat Kamloops' raffle winner drives away with $102,000 car

Jan 28, 2021 / 12:01 am

Brian Saunders is longing for the time he can cruise down a winding ribbon of asphalt along the California coastline. Why? The Burnaby school teacher is the...

Self-Management BC helps chronic health sufferers develop skills

Self-Management BC helps chronic health sufferers develop skills

Dec 1, 2020 / 12:01 am

Good health is easy to take for granted, that is until you no longer have it. Living with a chronic health condition presents challenges one doesn’t think...

Habitat for Humanity Kamloops opening ReStore in Salmon Arm

Habitat for Humanity Kamloops opening ReStore in Salmon Arm

Nov 12, 2020 / 9:34 am

Good ideas tend to spread. And Habitat for Humanity Kamloops is preparing to open another ReStore in Salmon Arm next spring. Habitat Kamloops was established in...

Energy efficiency of buildings should be important election issue

Energy efficiency of buildings should be important election issue

Oct 9, 2020 / 12:01 am

While pandemic-related health policies are front and centre in this election campaign, it’s important not to lose sight of other critical issues that will...

Kamloops Chamber offers take & bake option for this year's show

Kamloops Chamber offers take & bake option for this year's show

Oct 6, 2020 / 11:55 pm

Kamloops Chamber of Commerce and MNP opened the nomination period for the 34th annual Business Excellence Awards on March 13. A few days later, the COVID-19...

Five fantastic fall getaways ready to be enjoyed in beautiful BC

Five fantastic fall getaways ready to be enjoyed in beautiful BC

Sep 30, 2020 / 12:01 am

With mild temperatures and the soft golden rays of afternoon sun, fall offers plenty of opportunity to explore. From coastal escapes to mountain adventures,...

Adapting to life’s changes part of helping building a community

Adapting to life’s changes part of helping building a community

Sep 28, 2020 / 12:01 am

Habitat for Humanity Kamloops’ mission is to help build and grow communities for seniors, veterans and families in need of a safe and decent home. Often,...

From mountain towns to its shoreline, BC offers plenty this fall

From mountain towns to its shoreline, BC offers plenty this fall

Sep 16, 2020 / 8:03 am

In fall, vivid colours transform an already spectacular setting. With fewer crowds and a slower pace, it’s a wonderful time to travel within our vast...

Babylon by TELUS Health offers convenient care during COVID-19

Babylon by TELUS Health offers convenient care during COVID-19

Aug 31, 2020 / 1:17 am

B.C. has been praised for its effective response to the pandemic. But many aspects of life have still been impacted, including regular access to care. According...

Financing deal helps boost affordable home construction plan

Financing deal helps boost affordable home construction plan

Aug 28, 2020 / 12:01 am

The comfort, safety and independence created by affordable housing just got a step closer to reality for more families, seniors and veterans in B.C.’s...

Take survey, maybe win $100 by explaining which path you took

Take survey, maybe win $100 by explaining which path you took

Aug 25, 2020 / 12:01 am

How did you decide whether to seek or avoid more formal education after Grade 12? A new online survey in B.C. wants to find out, and participants have a chance...

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