Eventually we are all going to be old. That is a reality we can't escape. You would think that fact would ensure that if nothing else receives funding, senior issues would be addressed. Many people are tired of hearing about couples who are separated in their senior years because they can't get beds in the same senior care facilities. Often seniors stay in their own home much longer than they should because they are on waiting lists to get into a facility that is appropriate to their needs....
How much are we willing to give up to feel safe? It's a question that is coming to the forefront more and more these days as we try to fight crime at all levels. But, how far are we willing to go? Last week Justice Carol Huddart ruled that communities cannot compel pawn shops and second-hand stores to hand over your personal, and their business, information to police in hopes of fighting crime.
RICHMOND, B.COn this warm summer night I'm not the only person following a walkway defined by yellow string and Moduloc fencing. It's a good few minutes' hike to the source, but worth every step because in upbeat atmosphere, high-spirited crowds and authentic street food, this is a trip to modern Asia.
Ever since Kathy Frank soared to new musical heights as a finalist in the 2006 David Foster Star Search Competition, her singing career has just taken off. The Smithers transplant - she's lived in Prince George now for several months and plans to stay - has hit the stage since then singing solo and with her own band.
Paint Canada Pink began locally with a flag raising at City Hall on Wednesday. The August 1 ceremony marked the beginning of week long activities held in conjunction with Paint Canada Pink events held all over Canada.