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  • Jul 12th, 2017

Order of Canada marking 50-year anniversary

Quintessential Canadian additions to this year’s Order of Canada

Miss BC competition a ‘catalyst’ for confidence, advocacy

Past winner Tara Teng reflects on her accomplishments as this year’s event approaches

Leadership lessons forged from politics

Book review: On! Achieving Excellence in Leadership

Medical wait times cost B.C. patients $2,300 each

New Fraser Institute report places B.C. at second worst in costs associated with long wait times

REPLAY: B.C. this week in video

In case you missed it, here’s a look at replay-worthy highlights from across the province this week

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        Improving students’ mental health 

        A health fair was hosted for students last week in Burns Lake

        • May 17th, 2017

        Burns Lake garden keeps improving

        A wheelchair-accessible outhouse is among the improvements 

        CANADA 150: Explore the first oilsands processing site

        Explore the isolated place where the first experimental oilsands processing took place nearly a century ago.

        Burns Lake student competes in quilt challenge

        Adrienne Bender is one of 47 quilters competing in the Canadian Quilters’ Association’s 2017 youth quilt challenge

        • May 10th, 2017

        Burns Lake hosts annual dog show 

        The Lakes District Kennel Club hosted their annual dog show last weekend

        • May 10th, 2017

        Fast food for ospreys

        An osprey skillfully catches a fish with its talons in Burns Lake

        • May 3rd, 2017

        CANADA 150: The story of Canada’s first women’s shelter

        Today, Canada has hundreds of shelters that give women a chance to escape abusive relationships

        CANADA 150: Canadian inventors have changed the world

        Without the Canadians of inventions like zippers, garbage bags the world would prove more difficult

        Burns Lake women empowered by writing

        Writing has helped them keep memories alive and educate people

        Cedric awards deadline extended

        Senior writers are getting an extra month to submit their work to the third annual Cedric Literary Awards

        Burns Lake egg hunt attracts dozens of children 

        A rainy morning did not discourage the dozens of children who showed up at Spirit Square last Saturday

        • Apr 19th, 2017

        B.C. celebrates Easter

        Kids across the province hunted for eggs and took part in all sorts of Easter fun

        Pjs and movie party in Burns Lake

        Local children and their parents have been making the most of spring break

        • Apr 12th, 2017

        Tips on saving money this tax season

        The Canada Revenue Agency offers some ways to save time and money