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The flames from the Olympic Caldron are framed through trees after being relit in downtown Vancouver, Wednesday, February, 12, 2020. The flame was relit as a part of a 10 year celebration of the Vancouver 2010 winter Olympics. THE CANADIAN PRESS/Jonathan Hayward

Sun Peaks mayor confirms resort may co-host events if Vancouver gets 2030 Olympics

Al Raine said events such as snowboarding and freestyle skiing could be staged at Sun Peaks

  • May 26, 2022
The flames from the Olympic Caldron are framed through trees after being relit in downtown Vancouver, Wednesday, February, 12, 2020. The flame was relit as a part of a 10 year celebration of the Vancouver 2010 winter Olympics. THE CANADIAN PRESS/Jonathan Hayward
Fire engulfed at least four vehicles at Aberdeen Mall on May 25, 2022. (Dave Eagles/KTW)

VIDEO: Multiple vehicles catch fire at Kamloops mall

Blaze began in cargo-laden truck outside Aberdeen Mall May 25

  • May 26, 2022
Fire engulfed at least four vehicles at Aberdeen Mall on May 25, 2022. (Dave Eagles/KTW)
Luxury boat (Pixabay.com)

Okanagan mayor wants boat luxury tax reconsidered

The federal levy applies to vessels valued at more than $250,000

  • May 26, 2022
Luxury boat (Pixabay.com)
(L-R) Max Carbone, Anna Carbone and Dean Desrosiers of Century 21 Assurance Realty have a kitchen discussion in a Kelowna home. Don Denton photography.

Selling and living the Okanagan life

“Enable prosperity” is the goal at Century 21 Assurance Realty

  • May 25, 2022
(L-R) Max Carbone, Anna Carbone and Dean Desrosiers of Century 21 Assurance Realty have a kitchen discussion in a Kelowna home. Don Denton photography.
Bruce Cameron has been a pollster and strategist for over 35 years, working initially for Gallup Polls, Decima Research and the Angus Reid Group before founding his own consultancy, Return On Insight. (Black Press Media files)

CAMERON: Keeping the British in British Columbia?

Victoria Day marks the informal start of summer in Canada, but it’s also a celebration of our historic connection

  • May 24, 2022
Bruce Cameron has been a pollster and strategist for over 35 years, working initially for Gallup Polls, Decima Research and the Angus Reid Group before founding his own consultancy, Return On Insight. (Black Press Media files)
Last year, RCMSAR volunteers from 31 marine rescue stations across coastal and inland B.C. responded to 515 calls for help on the water, assisting and saving 455 people’s lives.

RCMSAR reminds you to ‘call for help immediately’ when facing a marine emergency

If you experience an emergency on the water, call for help immediately.…

  • May 23, 2022
Last year, RCMSAR volunteers from 31 marine rescue stations across coastal and inland B.C. responded to 515 calls for help on the water, assisting and saving 455 people’s lives.
March 4, 2022 - Build-your-own Pancake Board for brunch meal with Ellie Short. Don Denton photograph

The noble brunch

How to plan, prep and execute an elegant yet effortless brunch spread

  • May 23, 2022
March 4, 2022 - Build-your-own Pancake Board for brunch meal with Ellie Short. Don Denton photograph
“Summer is for slowing down, not shutting down,” says Bonnie Poznekoff, Centre Director of Abbotsford Sylvan Learning Centre. For tips and information, visit www.SylvanLearning.ca.

Abbotsford Sylvan Learning Centre: Summer Brain Training

Schools will be out soon, and balancing summertime idleness and over-scheduling isn’t…

  • May 23, 2022
“Summer is for slowing down, not shutting down,” says Bonnie Poznekoff, Centre Director of Abbotsford Sylvan Learning Centre. For tips and information, visit www.SylvanLearning.ca.
Funds raised through Sweatin’ for Science support education programs and opportunities in 13 regions across BC and Yukon to nurture, inspire and elevate youth.

BC Tech Leaders Raise Funds and Awareness for STEM Education

BC’s tech leaders are Sweatin’ for Science this month to raise funds…

  • May 23, 2022
Funds raised through Sweatin’ for Science support education programs and opportunities in 13 regions across BC and Yukon to nurture, inspire and elevate youth.
Hometown Heroes Lottery spokesperson – and Vancouver fire fighter – Sebastian Sevallo shows off one of this year’s Grand Prize homes, in Lake Country.

Every ticket changes a life

Support our health care heroes – and get in to win a $2.7 million Grand Prize

  • May 23, 2022
Hometown Heroes Lottery spokesperson – and Vancouver fire fighter – Sebastian Sevallo shows off one of this year’s Grand Prize homes, in Lake Country.

Cheryl Ann ‘Cher’ Barker

October 20, 1956 - May 22, 2022With a lifetime of happy memories…

  • May 22, 2022
Lia Crowe photo

Life. style.etc.

Leah McDiarmid, Gallerist, Tofino Gallery of Contemporary Art

  • May 20, 2022
Lia Crowe photo
You can immediately see by the size of the rear passenger doors that space is tight. All hatchback models come with the sedan’s optional 168-horsepower four-cylinder. PHOTO: TOYOTA

The more practical Toyota Corolla also comes with a shot of performance

Corolla has plenty to offer in terms of style, substance and affordability

  • May 18, 2022
You can immediately see by the size of the rear passenger doors that space is tight. All hatchback models come with the sedan’s optional 168-horsepower four-cylinder. PHOTO: TOYOTA
Lia Crowe photograph

Every body can move

The “health at every size” movement

  • May 18, 2022
Lia Crowe photograph
The Proper Table. Photography by Lia Crowe

Dinner around the world

The Proper Table’s Supper Series offers faraway flavours, right at home

  • May 16, 2022
The Proper Table. Photography by Lia Crowe
The Back Door Winery vineyard is the perfect backdrop for the inviting atmosphere at this family-run winery in Summerland.

Award-winning Summerland wines meet local history at the Back Door

Okanagan winery hosts music on the patio and museum fundraiser this spring

  • May 16, 2022
The Back Door Winery vineyard is the perfect backdrop for the inviting atmosphere at this family-run winery in Summerland.
Alexie Gray and her husband were blown away by the Child Life Specialists and other staff  at BC Children’s Hospital, when their daughter Indigo was receiving care. Now they're participating in the RBC Race for the Kids to raise funds for the hospital.

Once sidelined by a rare and potentially fatal blood disease, this family is now giving back

For Indigo, the hospital was a magical place. Now she’s helping other kids have the same experience.

  • May 16, 2022
Alexie Gray and her husband were blown away by the Child Life Specialists and other staff  at BC Children’s Hospital, when their daughter Indigo was receiving care. Now they're participating in the RBC Race for the Kids to raise funds for the hospital.
GoByBike BC Society envisions a future where everyone can experience the joy of cycling – for transportation, for play, for well-being, for the planet. Take part in Spring GoByBike Week May 30 to June 5!

This spring, return to cycling for a fresh start

More than just a bike ride — GoByBike for health, for the planet and for prizes!

  • May 16, 2022
GoByBike BC Society envisions a future where everyone can experience the joy of cycling – for transportation, for play, for well-being, for the planet. Take part in Spring GoByBike Week May 30 to June 5!

Jacob ‘Jack’ Koning

May 15, 2022It is with great sadness but also with remarkable peace,…

  • May 15, 2022
G Tom Cadeaux ties up Englot to prevent the deflection. (Special to Langley Advance Times)

Vancouver Giants keeping their season alive

A 5-2 victory over Kamloops Blazers leads to Game 6 on Sunday

  • May 14, 2022
G Tom Cadeaux ties up Englot to prevent the deflection. (Special to Langley Advance Times)