Life

Later Life Ramblings

Shirley Lower writes about issues important to seniors in Sooke

Farmhouse recipe

This is a picture of a lamb cake which is a tradition in our family for Easter.

  • Mar 27th, 2013

Where in the World?

Sooke News Mirror readers send along their travel photos

  • Jan 8th, 2014
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What was your best car?

Norma’s Kitchen

Muscles with Fettucine

  • Feb 15th, 2011

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

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