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PART I: How Prince Rupert schools teach Indigenous language to hundreds of students

A multimedia series with videos and photos from children’s Sm’algyax classes on B.C.’s North Coast

VIDEO: Miniature Christmas village makes trip to Youbou worthwhile

It’s a trip through a winter wonderland, all set up in a room at Cassy’s Coffee House in Youbou.

Column: How to learn gratitude before it’s too late

In 2009 an Australian nurse named Bronnie Ware wrote an article on “Regrets of the Dying”

  • Dec 14th, 2017

Column Drivesmart: Consider safety when the fog rolls in

Speed limits the time available to process data.

  • Dec 14th, 2017
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DSAC students fill backpacks for less fortunate
    Take the family to the Hundred Houses for a colourful holiday drive
      BC Forest Discovery Centre Christmas Train
        Cowichan LMG vs Vantreights in the fog

          Column T.W. Paterson: Province’s Chinese history back in today’s news

          I and my friends did our bit to ransack Cumberland’s cultural legacy of the Chinese coal miners, too

          • Dec 13th, 2017

          VIDEO: Tree of Remembrance celebration in Duncan brings comfort to bereaved

          Tender ceremony, fellowship, and the chance to celebrate a loss with light make this event popular

          Lake Flashback: Logs mentioned in every flashback story this week

          From the Spirit Pole, to clear-cutting Hill 60, to fallers and their back pay: we log on to it

          Column Dig In: Creating a garden planning routine lets Mary revert to lazy

          What good is having a mild winter if you can’t get into the garden?

          • Dec 13th, 2017

          Holiday bits and bites from Lake Cowichan

          One fun event collected food, another one offers ‘Carols and Cookies’

          Column David Suzuki: Don’t blame God or nature. We’re the culprits

          What’s “natural” about climate-induced disasters today?

          • Dec 10th, 2017

          Column T.W. Paterson: A.G. Horne was B.C.’s own Davy Crockett

          He set another milepost in Nanaimo’s colourful history by assisting in its first recorded amputation.

          • Dec 9th, 2017

          Yukon the dog safely home after two weeks lost on the Alaska Highway

          Trucker returns lost dog back to his home in North Pole, AK

          VIDEO: Fishing derby the centrepiece of funny play by Kaatza Lakeside Players

          It’s onstage until Sunday, Dec. 9 at Lake Cowichan’s Centennial Hall.

          Unusually large tip returned by honest B.C. restaurant

          A Vernon mother is thrilled by one business owner’s honesty

          • Dec 6th, 2017

          Column Drivesmart: Improperly modified and defective vehicles

          Even with limited use, our vehicles eventually wear out and break down.

          • Dec 6th, 2017

          Column T.W. Paterson: ‘We generally give him a clip on the ear…’

          “I felt round and the first thing that came to my hand was a piece of coal.” —miner Alex Macdonald.

          • Dec 6th, 2017