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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...

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Hydrogen Fuel Cell Electric Vehicles at a glance
Outrigger canoeing a lifestyle
PyeongChang 2018, through the eyes of a Canadian Korean
Bartenders respond to push for better non-alcoholic drinks

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

The Outdoors Guy: Keeping a hook on what’s important

Ron Larson reminds us that while it's okay to have fun and rejuvenate ourselves, we shouldn't lose track of those around us.

  • Feb 10th, 2015

Bipolar disorder and Schizophrenia

Dr. Smith presents the latest in a series of articles on mental health in youth

  • Feb 4th, 2015

Youth new face of gambling addiction, data shows

Younger people more at risk for problem gambling, target of new B.C. action

  • Feb 3rd, 2015

When is it more than anxiety and depression?

Dr. David Smith talks about mental health issues with the young

  • Jan 28th, 2015

Later Life Ramblings: Winter days can be fulfilling

Reaping our rewards: Enjoying the time of year when things are slower

Drug, alcohol and mental health problems

Dr. David Smith writes about mental health in children and teens

Part IV: Drugs, Alcohol and Mental Health Problems – Which Came First?

Alcohol and marijuana (or cannabis) are the substances most used by B.C. teenagers, writes Dr. David Smith.

The Outdoor Guy: Outside the box

Ron Larson talks about boxes and walks and Broomhill

Part V: Eating Disorders and Obsessive-Compulsive Disorder

Dr. David Smith looks at the effects and symptoms of deadly illnesses like bulimia and anorexia nervosa.

Sacred Chant Circle

Chant is meant to take focus off the individual and on the whole

  • Jan 20th, 2015

Squamish, B.C. named to New York Times’ best travel for 2015 (with VIDEO)

Squamish and Quebec City were the only Canadian cities on the Times' 'To Do' list for 2015, which totalled 52 cities and destinations.