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Why bigger isn’t better in weight training

MONTREAL GAZETTE When it comes to building muscle in the weight room, size doesn’t matter. So before you grab the biggest weight in the rack,...

PICS Receives $500,000 for 75 Child Care Spaces in Cloverdale

SURREY – Progressive Intercultural Community Services Society has received $500,000 from the provincial government to create 75 child care spaces in their new state-of-the-art...

The vitamin that made elderly mice live longer, and stopped their organs from aging

By Zoe Demarco Scientists say that they have found evidence that an already-celebrated vitamin can stop the aging process of organs in mice. It could also...

How to help girls build a positive body image

KATIE HURLEY, WASHINGTON POST “Hello, I’m a fat person, fat, fat, fat.” Taken out of context, these words, from the mouth of a 6-year-old female toy...

BC Government has reached a tentative agreement with nurses

VICTORIA - The Nurses' Bargaining Association and the Health Employers' Association of BC (HEABC) have reached a tentative five-year agreement consistent with the Province's...

Knowing how to slice, cook your onions makes big difference

SARA MOULTON, THE ASSOCIATED PRESS Back in the ’80s and ’90s, I used to work behind the scenes with Julia Child during her appearances on...

Land Gold Women puts focus on honour killings

Louis B. Hobson- Calgary Herald This year’s Oscar for best documentary short went to Sharmeen Obaid-Chinoy’s A Girl in the River: The Price of Forgiveness. It focused...

A drink a day may not keep the doctor away

By kelly Sinoski & Randy shore, Vancouver Sun If you’ve been toasting recent headlines that declared alcohol a life-extending elixir, you might want to put...

South Asian history initiative helps Royal Columbian cardiac care

100 Year Journey supports campaign to upgrade hospital’s cardiac cath lab New Westminster, B.C. – {December 10, 2015} – An effort to preserve and share...

Province launches MRI strategy, funds increased number of scans

Demand for medical imaging in B.C. has never been greater. Premier Christy Clark and Health Minister Terry Lake today announced a new four-year strategy...

Below are facts based on extensive evidence compiled by police departments on their interactions with street level Dial-a-Dope involved youth. Dial-a-Dopers are drawn to gang...

How to cut your monthly grocery bill in half, from a woman who lived on $14,000 a year

Associated Press Kathleen Elkins, Business Insider A simple way to trim your grocery bill is to buy less meat. “Try substituting beans and wheat berries for...

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High-profile gangster Gary Kang gunned down inside parents’ house

Kang pleaded guilty last month to several charges related to a massive 2018 Vancouver police investigation and was awaiting sentencing. By Kim Bolan A high-profile Lower...

Richmond murder is suspected retaliation for Kang hit, sources say

By Kim Bolan A convicted drug-trafficker with links to the Wolf Pack and Brothers Keepers (BK) gang was shot to death in Richmond on Thursday...

Mayor of Castlegar resigns following backlash over trip to family cabin

Vancouver: (Vancouver Sun) The mayor of a B.C. city in the West Kootenays has quit following backlash over a trip he took with his...

Thousands of Canadians still travelling to Hawaii, despite pandemic

TORONTO -(CTV News)- In the wake of several Canadian elected officials being caught travelling over the holidays – despite federal health guidelines stating non-essential...