Santa Claus

(Pixabay, illustration)

Where’s Santa? NORAD is tracking the jolly old man around the globe this Christmas

As with all things, the Santa tracker will look a little different this year

 

Canada’s chief medical officer Dr. Theresa Tam chats with Santa Claus on Zoom in December 2020. (Twitter)

VIDEO: Santa Claus cleared for arrival in Canada

The jolly old fellow is an essential worker

 

Santa flying with BC EHS to visit hospitals around B.C. on Dec. 22, 2020. (BC EHS/Twitter)

Nothing stops Santa from bringing joy to sick children – even with pandemic protocols

Santa sent gifts to Victoria General, Surrey Memorial, Royal Columbian and Nanaimo Regional General Hospital

  • Dec 22, 2020

 

Victoria filmmaker Michael Korican collaborated with Santa Claus to film a sequel to his short film Sad Santa, Glad Santa. (YouTube)

VIDEO: Santa contemplates a COVID-19 Christmas

B.C. filmmaker’s free film Sad Santa, Mad Santa, a play on Twas The Night Before Christmas

Victoria filmmaker Michael Korican collaborated with Santa Claus to film a sequel to his short film Sad Santa, Glad Santa. (YouTube)
In this photo provided by the California Highway Patrol, a man dressed as Santa Claus who was flying on a powered parachute on his way to deliver candy canes to children is seen stuck on power lines in Rio Linda, Calif., on Sunday, Dec. 20, 2020. The man was rescued uninjured. The incident happened shortly after the man took off near a school in Rio Linda and then hit and became suspended in power lines, a Federal Aviation Administration spokesman told KCRA-TV. (California Highway Patrol via AP)

Man dressed as Santa rescued from power lines in California

Video from the rescue shows the aircraft dangling overhead as Santa sat fastened to the pilot seat

In this photo provided by the California Highway Patrol, a man dressed as Santa Claus who was flying on a powered parachute on his way to deliver candy canes to children is seen stuck on power lines in Rio Linda, Calif., on Sunday, Dec. 20, 2020. The man was rescued uninjured. The incident happened shortly after the man took off near a school in Rio Linda and then hit and became suspended in power lines, a Federal Aviation Administration spokesman told KCRA-TV. (California Highway Patrol via AP)
Santa waves to people as they drive by the corner of Kestrel and Thom Creek drives on Saturday, Dec. 12, 2020. (Jenna Hauck/ Chilliwack Progress)

VIDEO: Santa spotted on Promontory in Chilliwack, folks can drive by and say ‘hi’

Families welcome to drive up the hill and chat with Santa from their vehicles

Santa waves to people as they drive by the corner of Kestrel and Thom Creek drives on Saturday, Dec. 12, 2020. (Jenna Hauck/ Chilliwack Progress)
Youngsters Peter and London and their caregiver, Johanna, came across Santa Claus in an unexpected place Monday afternoon. (Eric J. Welsh/ Chilliwack Progress)

Santa Claus visits children in Chilliwack as Christmas draws near

The cancellation of his annual visit to Cottonwood Centre didn’t deter Saint Nicholas

Youngsters Peter and London and their caregiver, Johanna, came across Santa Claus in an unexpected place Monday afternoon. (Eric J. Welsh/ Chilliwack Progress)
Santa Claus makes his way through the Cottonwood Centre shopping mall during his big arrival in 2019. (Jenna Hauck/ The Progress)

Santa’s Cottonwood Centre visits in Chilliwack cancelled by COVID

Provincial health orders mean Santa won’t be able to visit children, even with physical distancing

Santa Claus makes his way through the Cottonwood Centre shopping mall during his big arrival in 2019. (Jenna Hauck/ The Progress)
Santa Claus says hello to one of the younger children who lined up to meet him during the 2019 Christmas season at Cottonwood Mall. Things will look and feel different during the 2020 Christmas season, with Santa visiting children in a socially-distanced way. (Jenna Hauck/ The Progress)

Socially-distancing Santa Claus at Chilliwack Cottonwood Mall this Christmas

The pandemic continues to turn things upside down, and Christmas is next to feel the weirdness

Santa Claus says hello to one of the younger children who lined up to meet him during the 2019 Christmas season at Cottonwood Mall. Things will look and feel different during the 2020 Christmas season, with Santa visiting children in a socially-distanced way. (Jenna Hauck/ The Progress)
Kylie Gardner is one of seven preschoolers who talked Christmas with the Langley Advance. (Heather Colpitts/Langley Advance)

Just curious: How old is Santa and other timely holiday questions

In our never-ending search for truth, we went to the Christmas experts. Here’s what they had to say.

Kylie Gardner is one of seven preschoolers who talked Christmas with the Langley Advance. (Heather Colpitts/Langley Advance)