Life

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

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What was your best car?

Dr. Smith: Understanding self-harm

Why is my child doing this? What is going on with youth.

Later Life Ramblings: Spring and SAD

Shirley Lowe is an advocate for seniors and writes about relevant issues

Confessions of a waster

Sooke resident discusses ways to be more environmentally responsible

  • Apr 8th, 2015

Later life ramblings: embrace aging

Shirley Lowe explains how important it is for seniors to get out and be active.

  • Mar 25th, 2015

The Outdoors Guy: first days of Spring-steen

Local columnist and outdoorsman Ron Larson talks about getting ready for Spring.

  • Mar 25th, 2015

Sooke Garden Club: Growing with a garden calendar

Monthly meeting of group involves information to share on gardening

  • Mar 18th, 2015

Later Life Ramblings, March 18

Shirley Lowe writes about issues important to Sooke seniors

APPLE EVENT LIVE: The watch, a gold MacBook, HBO on iPhone

Apple Watch unveiled: lots of features, functions, price tags. So... Do you want it?

  • Mar 9th, 2015

UN: World eating too much sugar; cut to 5-10 per cent of diet

No way to sugarcoat this: WHO says sugar should be no more than 5-10 per cent of total calories

  • Mar 4th, 2015

Most Popular Baby Names in Canada (VIDEO)

There are lots of kids named Emma and lots of kids named Jackson, according to registered entries on BabyCenter.ca.

The Great Llama Chase of 2015, Apparently (VIDEO)

Humans are always trying to go viral. Turns out, llamas have the secret. Just be themselves. Escape, and be themselves...

3 in 4 Canadian adults bullied in school: poll

3 in 4 Canadian adults bullied in school; 46% say their kids were bullied: poll

  • Feb 25th, 2015

Flower Count adds contest to annual event

The 39th annual Victoria Flower Count takes place March 5-11.

Garden Club: Gardening in the rocks and woods

Guest speaker at monthly Sooke Garden Club meeting

Canada’s maple leaf flag turns 50 this weekend (VIDEO/TIMELINE)

Once a controversial new design, the maple leaf withstood a battle between Prime Minister John Diefenbaker and Lester B. Pearson

Later Life Ramblings: Accessing services

Shirley Lowe has been a long time advocate for seniors' issues

Reducing stigma of mental health

Getting the family support you need for youth with mental health issues