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How to do it with dahlias: Brian Minter

It is just about time to begin planting dahlias out in the garden, says Master Gardener Brian Minter

  • Apr 29th, 2017

The art of the asparagus

If you really enjoy this unique vegetable, why not grow your own?

BC Parks Foundation board begins work

Board gets $10 million endowment, will raise money and encourage more use of provincial parks

Don’t just dream of a great sleep

While we may not get a good night sleep every night, there are compelling reasons why you should prioritize sleep

Coming up roses for springtime

Brian Minter shows you how to bring back the beauty and fragrance of roses to our gardens again.

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Canada 150: Meet the inventors behind two recent creations
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Capturing Metis life at Fort Langley

An organization is looking for Metis people for a film project.

VIDEO: Stick it to Cancer at UBC on March 18

The Delta Kappa Epsilon Phi Alpha Fraternity is hosting their annual ‘Scott Trapp’ Stick it to Cancer Memorial Ball Hockey Tournament

Black Press papers up for Ma Murray awards

The awards honour community newspaper excellence across B.C.

Black Press offers a $20,000 prize giveaway to celebrate Canada 150

Enter for a chance to win prizes including a trip for two to one of six Canadian destinations.

  • Feb 22nd, 2017

Christie Brinkley returns to SI Swimsuit Issue at age 63

Christie Brinkley returns to SI Swimsuit Issue at age 63

B.C. increases electric vehicle incentive fund

Buyers of new plug-in electric vehicles get $5,000 rebate, another $6,000 if they scrap an eligible old car

A little TLC for indoor plants

There are a number of important things we can do to get our plants back in shape, says Brian Minter

British Columbia set to celebrate Canada’s 150th birthday in 2017

Her Honour Judith Guichon's 2017 New Year's Message on Canada's Sesquicentennial

  • Dec 30th, 2016

Where’s Santa right now? Track the jolly ol’ man ’till he hits your roof

Santa Claus has already begun his worldwide journey, delivering more than two billion gifts by 8 a.m.

Wishing you a stressfree holiday

Christmas is less than two weeks away: are you excited? Or, are you a wee bit stressed?

Minter: Feeding your feathered friends

If you haven’t done so before, try setting up a bird feeding station for the winter, says Brian Minter

VIDEO: World’s largest light maze opens for Christmas in Vancouver

The maze near Olympic Village includes a 64-foot-tall tree with 85,000 LED lights

  • Nov 25th, 2016

Dreaming of visiting China? Win a trip of a lifetime!

You could win an all-inclusive tour through Beijing, Xi’an, Shanghai and Suzhou next spring valued at $2500!

How much exercise is enough?

I often get asked ‘How much exercise should I be doing?’ That is a good question. And like many good questions, there is no simple answer.