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VIDEO: Students battle in Pacific Northwest robotics competition

More than 300 high school students from B.C., Alta., and Washington took part in the VEX Robotics competition

Light it up blue for World Autism Awareness Day

Every year on April 2, the organization invites the world to #lightitupblue

Farmhouse recipes

Ellen Lewers offers up a recipe for delicious spareribs

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    Taste standards for pot are coming: UBC study

    Marijuana could soon have flavours as standardized as shiraz and pinot gris are for wine

    BC Parks Foundation board begins work

    Board gets $10 million endowment, will raise money and encourage more use of provincial parks

    Have you got any unclaimed cash at the Bank of Canada?

    The central bank is holding about $678 million in unclaimed funds. Here’s how to find out if any of it is yours.

    The coming disruption: How robots might upend different professions

    The study argues that tasks, not entire professions, will be affected

    Winning ticket for Friday’s $25 million Lotto Max jackpot in B.C.

    The next jackpot of an estimated $10 million will be drawn March 17.

    Black Press papers up for Ma Murray awards

    The awards honour community newspaper excellence across B.C.

    7 Earth-size worlds found orbiting star; could hold life

    This cluster of planets is 40 light-years away in the constellation Aquarius

    Canadians happy without the penny, but not ready to say goodbye to the nickel: poll

    A new survey suggests most British Columbians also agree with the end of the one-cent coin.

    Black Press offers a $20,000 prize giveaway to celebrate Canada 150

    Enter for a chance to win prizes including a trip for two to one of six Canadian destinations.

    • Feb 22nd, 2017

    Queen Elizabeth II marks record 65 years on throne

    The palace says the 90-year-old queen will spend the day quietly at her Sandringham estate in eastern England.

    B.C. increases electric vehicle incentive fund

    Buyers of new plug-in electric vehicles get $5,000 rebate, another $6,000 if they scrap an eligible old car

    VIDEO: Getting social for mental health

    Bell set to donate to Canadian mental health groups on Jan. 25 every time someone use a special hashtag on social media.

    • Jan 25th, 2017

    Doctors at Pemberton clinic call on employers to start paying for sick notes

    Woman posts photo of letter on Facebook she received when asking for medical note

    VIDEO: Ten years of iPhones

    Today marks a decade since the unveiling of the iPhone.

    • Jan 9th, 2017

    British Columbia set to celebrate Canada’s 150th birthday in 2017

    Her Honour Judith Guichon's 2017 New Year's Message on Canada's Sesquicentennial

    • Dec 30th, 2016

    Where’s Santa right now? Track the jolly ol’ man ’till he hits your roof

    Santa Claus has already begun his worldwide journey, delivering more than two billion gifts by 8 a.m.