The soil was dry and hard in places and there were still cut blackberry brambles strewn on the ground with their thorns intact - but the kids in Megan Cordoni's class at Alexander Robinson Elementary kept digging with their shovels a few weeks ago until they could plant red alderberry, cedar, and fir trees by Cottonwood Creek.
Dealing with cystic fibrosis is a daily battle, which can eat up a family's time and money.
The B.C. human rights tribunal should toss out three complaints of racial discrimination against the Langley Shark Club because the complainants didn't show the bouncer denied them entry because they were Indo-Canadian, the Shark Club's lawyer said Friday.
Sign up for summer camp at the Richmond branch of the BCSPCA and you'll get to spend your days immersed in the world of animals.
Five major singers and teen idols from Taiwan and China visited Aberdeen Centre last week for Fairchild Radio's 20th anniversary special, Global Chinese Golden Chart North American concert. The concert took place last Friday night. Jason Kenney, Minister of Citizenship, Immigration and Multiculturalism presented each star with a Certificate of Appreciation for promoting cultural exchange between Canada and Asia.
I would like to congratulate the three MLAs that were elected to represent Richmond the Legislature on May 14.
Many of us in the West End use public washrooms and community centres every day without ever thinking twice about which door to use or what other people might think. Because for many of us, we have never questioned the sex we were assigned at birth. For many of us, our gender identities have been straightforward and our communities have been easy to navigate.
The Liquidator, the Burnaby-based reality TV series starring Jeff Schwarz, is up for several Leo Awards.
I just completed reading your article in the Courier "Going to church at a community centre." I was surprised at your viewpoint towards the noninclusive church group meeting at a space in the community centre, which offers space in Yaletown, regardless of race, sex, or sexual orientation. I support your viewpoint that including or accepting rental agreements for groups that exclude specific citizens is ironic at best!
WHEN they immigrated to Canada from the Philippines more than a decade ago, it was a family connection that initially drew Alvin Koh Relleve and his wife to the area.
Action will be taken to address affordable housing in New Westminster.
It's often believed if you want to make a change, you've got to go to the person straight at the top.
A Cloverdale teenager is hoping that people with "swag" will take a stand against bullying.
Burnaby business heads believe it will be business as usual under the new Liberal government.Despite the B.C.
When Langley Mayor Peter Fassbender was elected as the B.C. Liberal MLA for Surrey-Fleetwood, he was quick to call out Burnaby Mayor Derek Corrigan as a hindrance to the province moving forward on its transit issues.
A group of volunteers and board members were at Friends In Need Food Bank on Tuesday wishing its executive director well as she steps down from her position.
. Golden Ears Writers host a talk at The ACT at 7 p.m. on How to Work with an Editor with editor Lesley Cameron who will explain the mysteries of the editing process.
Cory Oskam looks like your typical teenage goaltender. His broad, fleshy frame fills a net and even in the gym for ball hockey, he positions his five-foot-eleven body to stop shots as if he's wearing voluminous padding.
Christine Stoneman says she doesn't believe jobs are that hard to find.Despite Statistics Canada's most recent Labour Force Survey, which reported the B.C. unemployment rate at 6.4 per cent in April, Stoneman is still confident there are opportunities out there, even in Burnaby.