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Artist hangs around cafe

Nanaimo artist featured in the MAC's Out and About series at Cafe Adagio

  • Nov 19th, 2015

Influenza vaccine now available in B.C.

H2N2 influenza cases already showing up around B.C., strains of influenza B expected to show up by February

Wellness and Volunteer Fair at the Qualicum Beach Civic Centre

Bernice Prier enjoys a relaxing massage by Oceanside Chair Massage practitioner Juliane Teves Saturday afternoon.

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Getting appropriate eye care

Survey shows people more likely to visit emergency ward than optometrist for eye issues

  • Jun 9th, 2015

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.

Finding art a new, loving home

10th Annual Art from the Attic sale at TOSH In Qualicum Beach April 11-24

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

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 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.

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.

Squamish, B.C. named to New York Times’ best travel for 2015 (with VIDEO)

Squamish and Quebec City were the only Canadian cities on the Times' 'To Do' list for 2015, which totalled 52 cities and destinations.

Lieutenant Governor sponsors youth environment program

Grants available for teachers, youth educators to provide hands-on experience with community ecosystem projects

2015 begins: Shanghai tragedy, fireworks elsewhere

Shanghai stampede kills dozens as glittery fireworks, parties elsewhere mark 2015

  • Dec 31st, 2014

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