Katzie chief Ed Pierre wanted to say "haichka" to the school district.
One in five Canadians believes they know of a senior who might be experiencing some form of abuse. Seniors from all walks of life are vulnerable to elder abuse and it is happening in communities across Canada.
Not the renaissance of Leonardo and Michelangelo and the rebirth of interest in ancient art. No, what's happening here, right now, is another kind of renaissance - the rebirth of interest in food farming.
Burnaby resident and anti-bullying activist Joanne Greenwood has partnered with photographer Susan Goble to launch a photographic campaign, focusing on positive expressions of self-identity. They're calling it Be Bold, and it involves Greenwood and Goble setting up photo shoots in public spaces and inviting people to have their pictures taken holding a chalkboard with a positive anagram. The idea is to take a negative word, perhaps a name the photographic subject has been called in the past, and turn it into something more positive, although participants are free to write whatever they like. The photos are then posted online.
For Rodiana Brindamour and her four children, life is just starting to become a bit more stable.
Burnaby's Mohammed Jawara will be reading from his self-published memoir on Tuesday, July 2 at the Tommy Douglas library branch.
My name is Tony Roy and I am on the board of directors for the SHARE Family & Community Services Society. I am writing to ask for your help to Feed and Free SHARE Bear.
A Nova Scotia fisherman made headlines recently for catching (and releasing) a bright blue lobster. According to an Associated Press story published last year, reports of brightly coloured lobsters are becoming more common.
B.C. First Nations communities are invited to take part in the Beefy Chiefs and Champions Challenge.
I wonder what kind of dirty perverted mind would do this to fellow human beings. Is this the kind of people we want running our city?
As a former resident of Abbotsford, I am deeply ashamed of my hometown.
Editor, the Times: -- Re: Times, June 11 Mayor apologizes to homeless
Editor, the Times: -- Re: Times, June 4 No more pride parades please
Abbotsford Police have asked the police watchdog to oversee an investigation into whether APD officers destroyed and or pepper sprayed the tents of homeless people.
Abbotsford resident James Cunningham was hailed a hero and got teary hugs and hearty handshakes for saving a homeless man from a fire on Sunday night.
The recent announcement by Fraser Health, and now by Coastal Health, that they intend to charge a $25 per month wheelchair user fee to long term care patients who need wheelchairs is appalling [Wheelchair fees added, June 11, Langley Advance].
Calling all Harmonica Players: Looking for seniors with some experience to start a weekly group Tuesdays, 1-3 p.m. at Mollie Nye House, 940 Lynn Valley Rd., North Vancouver. Info: Ellis, 604-988-8679.
The Burnaby Task Force on Homelessness is teaming up with a local business to help people sleeping on the streets.
Students at France's Sewing School in Burnaby worked into the night on May 30, sewing aprons to raise funds for Burnaby Food First.