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New retirees looking after kids, parents

While spending their 60s on the ski hill, golf course or simply at home with family and friends can certainly become a retirement dream reality, there’s one thing many new seniors might not have considered: they may be spending their golden years caring for their parents, children or both.

Fall prevention tools available

B.C. physicians and other health professionals now have an additional resource to educate seniors in ways to prevent falls and stay healthy.

Pharmacists ease holiday stress

The B.C. Pharmacy Association is encouraging travellers to talk to their pharmacist prior to embarking on summer holidays.

Summer activities abundant in city

List includes must-do activities this summer
Summer camps offer learning and fun for youth

Summer camps offer learning and fun for youth

Spending the summer at the beach, playing games in the park and just having fun is all in a day’s work for summer camp manager Stacey Brown.
Blast from the past

Blast from the past

Lodge residents host tailgate party
Art history

Art history

Jack Chutka, 3, creates a colourful masterpiece during the the Miner’s Heritage Day Picnic in Deverill Square Park Saturday. The event featured a pancake breakfast, music, entertainment, the Laurie Ramsey Memorial Tea Party and family activities.
Permaculture movement growing in Nanaimo

Permaculture movement growing in Nanaimo

Permaculture projects in Nanaimo are creating a more sustainable community.

Coastal Living: Recycling Awareness

Throwing an item in the recycling gives most people that warm, fuzzy feeling you get when you feel like you're helping. You've just diverted another item from the landfill, done your part to help save the environment. But maybe not.

Incentive programs boost energy savings

Energy Matters
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