Life

Directory compares B.C. seniors’ homes

Health and recreation services compiled for 292 publicly funded facilities, as well as 'serious adverse events'

  • Mar 30th, 2016

Disability benefits increasing

Social Development Minister Michelle Stilwell says subsidized bus pass system continues, 40,000 rural people to get same value

Assisted living rules to be eased

Health Minister Terry Lake says changes to 'rigid regulations' coming on advice of BC Seniors' Advocate

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Pacific Rim Whale Festival returns to Tofino-Ucluelet

Annual festival returns to two-week length starting March 12

Olivia, Ethan are B.C.’s top baby names

Top choices extend their streak of popularity in 2014, according to Vitals Statistics Agency

Northern lights may end year with a spectacle thanks to solar flare

Aurora borealis set to blaze further south than usual after Monday's sunspot eruption

B.C. joins clean vehicle club in Paris

Zero-emission vehicles group wants to reduce vehicle greenhouse gas emissions 40 per cent by 2050.

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

Tofino, Stanley Park voted B.C.’s ‘best places’ to visit

A new poll of British Columbians has the Park and surfer's paradise one-two atop the province's travel destinations.

Permaculture roots growing in Sooke

Permablitz set for Sunday in garden on Sooke Road property

  • Jun 17th, 2015

Honey is the sweetness within

Sooke chef pens new cookbook featuring liquid gold - honey

Foot care clinic

There is help for those with foot problems in the Shirley area

  • Jun 3rd, 2015

Later Life Ramblings, June 3

Shirley Lowe writes about issues of importance to seniors

Later Life Ramblings: History

Shirley Lowe writes about issues important to Sooke seniors

Designing for all season colours

Sooke Garden Club presents garden and landscape designers' talk

Sooke’s doyenne of sustainable living

Leadership and Sustainability Award goes to Sooke Harbour House

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

You, me, CRD and Bokashi

Zero Waste: Another way to get rid of and compost kitchen waste

  • May 6th, 2015

Getting their hands in the dirt

Sooke's Children's Garden Club is bursting with enthusiasm