Life

Unicyclist starts his cross-Canada trip in Vancouver

Taylor Stark started his journey May 7

  • May 23rd, 2018

Video: B.C. canines crowned for saving owner’s life

One-year-later Matthew Smith is still recovering, in Campbell River

Surrounded by coastal serenity, tourists spontaneously tie the knot in Ucluelet

“I said, jokingly, to Justin, ‘Hey, you want to get married today?’ He said, ‘Yeah!’

Spectacular fat biking

  • Feb 28th, 2018

Batten down the hatches winter is coming

When the nights get colder and frost starts appearing in the mornings it’s time to take action

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Jeff Scott - Live It! Love It! Foundation
Advocates, volunteers prepare for Jeans Day
BrickCan Lego Convention
New resident octopus at Vancouver Aquarium

Making Pictures With Professional Photographer John Enman

Building a bridge in the Light the Portrait workshop

  • Oct 19th, 2017

Lakes District News readers can now win $1000

Readers have to complete an online survey to enter prize draws

  • 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

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