- Booze being rationed at BC Liquor Storesby Alanna Kelly on August 19, 2022 at 5:08 pm
Restrictions will apply to all products except for beer.
- ‘Need to reduce’: Moving to a plant-based diet could help Canada reach climate goalsby Pippa Norman on August 18, 2022 at 10:37 pm
The way Canadians eat could be a major help or hindrance to Canada’s 2030 climate targets. If the majority of Canadians consumed less meat, Canada could cut its emissions in half by 2030, a new report shows.
- COVID-19 metrics decline in B.C.by Glen Korstrom on August 18, 2022 at 8:34 pm
COVID-19 deaths, cases, hospitalizations, ICU patient counts all fall
- Metro Vancouver heat wave a risk to seniors, vulnerable peopleby Julie MacLellan on August 18, 2022 at 3:47 pm
Check in on each other today, as inland highs could reach up to 35 C.
- Your posture when taking a pill greatly affects when it kicks inby Claire Wilson on August 16, 2022 at 7:00 pm
If you want your painkiller to kick in as soon as possible, lie down on your right side when taking a pill.
- What B.C. residents may expect from striking public sector workersby Graeme Wood on August 15, 2022 at 9:33 pm
Unionized B.C. public sector workers are now striking at liquor and cannabis warehouses; could more services — from campsites to social services — be disrupted?
- How sustainable is your reusable bag? Depends on how much you reuse itby Pippa Norman on August 15, 2022 at 9:00 pm
Reusable bags are often touted as an eco-friendly solution to single-use plastic bags. But how many times do they need to be used to actually equal or improve upon the environmental impact of their predecessor?
- Bowen voters to have their say on Islands Trust dealby Alex Kurial on August 14, 2022 at 1:00 pm
Voters will be asked if they’re happy with the amount of money the provincial organization taxes the municipality
- Kids COVID vaccine clinic coming to Bowen on Saturday, August 13by Alex Kurial on August 12, 2022 at 6:54 pm
Kids aged six months to 11 years can get their vaccine at Bowen Island Community School
- Hydro pole down on Grafton Roadby Alex Kurial on August 11, 2022 at 11:59 pm
Traffic in both directions is being diverted during cleanup
- Metro Vancouver city hall budgets growing bigger by the year, report showsby Graeme Wood on August 11, 2022 at 10:11 pm
Metro Vancouver cities are growing a bigger financial footprint in terms of revenue and expenditures per capita, adjusted for inflation, a Fraser Institute analysis shows.
- B.C. COVID-19 hospitalizations dips to one-month lowby Glen Korstrom on August 11, 2022 at 8:29 pm
Number of those in ICU with the disease is lowest since mid-June
- ‘Never been easier’: Tech expert dispels Canada’s electric vehicle mythsby Pippa Norman on August 11, 2022 at 6:03 pm
Hundreds of new chargers are slated to be installed across Canada and more Canadians are considering EVs than ever before. But why is the adoption rate still so low?
- Canadian parents among least likely to prevent cyberbullying, survey findsby Pippa Norman on August 11, 2022 at 12:00 am
Canadian children are being cyberbullied just as much as youth in other countries. But their parents are lacking in taking preventative measures to lower these numbers, according to a new poll.
- Prescription eyewear too expensive for many British Columbians, poll showsby Carol Eugene Park on August 10, 2022 at 10:48 pm
33 per cent of British Columbians haven’t visited the optometrist in the last three years.
- Metro Van proposes sweeping new regional park for Bowen Islandby Alex Kurial on August 10, 2022 at 4:45 pm
The 97 hectare park at Cape Roger Curtis would include an expanded trail system, beach access, and around 100 overnight campsites
- British Columbians pampering pets with AC, says BC Hydroby Graeme Wood on August 9, 2022 at 10:00 pm
BC Hydro data shows AC use increased by about 50 per cent over the past decade.
- ‘The gap is large’: B.C.’s small towns illuminate urban-rural divide in EV infrastructureby Pippa Norman on August 9, 2022 at 8:00 pm
There’s an infrastructure gap that’s slowing down the adoption of electric vehicles across B.C. Here’s what three small towns — urban and rural — are doing to close it.
- Almost half of Canadians check weather more than pay stubs, study findsby Alanna Kelly on August 9, 2022 at 7:00 pm
A study conducted by Angus Reid found 35 per cent of Canadians find reviewing their pay stub is intimidating.
- Farmers’ Almanac predicts brisk B.C. winter starting in Novemberby Pippa Norman on August 9, 2022 at 5:36 pm
Sufficient snow in the mountains, mixed precipitation in the rest of the province and widespread brisk temperatures are all in the forecast.