It's that time of year again -- to propose a few New Year's resolutions for B.C.'s political class and this year there's a bit of a theme to the resolutions: transparency. No ill can come from it and it will fit into most holiday budgets to boot.
Liam is in the lead for the most popular name for babies born in British Columbia this year.
Liam is followed by Olivia, Emma, Lucas and Oliver, according to the Vital Statistics Agency's preliminary statistics from Jan. 1, 2018, to Dec. 18, 2018.
In 2017, Olivia was the top name, overall.
People living in the northern hemisphere have brought trees and boughs into their homes during the winter for thousands of years. The evergreens that we decorate with during Christmas can represent a celebration of holidays and a reminder that spring will come again.
More people fall during our cold, Canadian winter than during any other season. No one is immune to falls, yet the consequences of falls differ markedly across age groups. At 25, you may only injure your dignity; at 45, you may break your wrist; and above 65, you may suffer a serious fracture or head injury.
It may have been someone careless with a candle on Christmas Eve. When a small group of skiers passing Booty’s Cabin early on Christmas morning noticed flames through the window, the flames were already a foot high and spreading.
This is just one of the examples of consumer complaint calls received by E-Comm, B.C.’s largest 9-1-1 centre, in 2018.
Interior Health realizes the holiday season can often be viewed as a time filled with fond childhood memories, happy family traditions, and joyful events.
Although most of us have some happy times during the holidays, many of us also experience more difficult emotions, such as loneliness, stress, depression, and anxiety.
A new study finds that BC’s news media frequently reinforce the assumption that there is an inevitable trade-off between environmental protection and job creation.
British Columbians have decided to stay the course in regard to Electoral Reform.
A total of 42.6% of registered voters voted 61.3 per cent to retain the current first-past-the-post system in a mail-in referendum in the results released by Elections BC on Thursday. Proportional representation received 38.7 per cent of the vote to change.
By Marc Lee
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