The series on the best Okanagan trails continues with Kalamalka Lake Provincial Park, the best public park in the North Okanagan for those who want to escape the urban centre of Vernon or who want a fine example of grassland at the north end of the valley.
Just over a year after picking up the guitar for the first time, Blue Jays general manager Ross Atkins brought his instrument to spring training in Florida but didn't get a chance to play it.
PRAGUE, Czech Republic - The National Museum in Prague has put on display the most visible symbol of the Czech Republic's response to the coronavirus - face masks.
TORONTO - The first two COVID-19 patients in Canada to receive plasma transfusions rich in antibodies are showing signs of improvement as the experimental treatment expands to trials in more than a dozen sites in Ontario and Quebec.
The Nomadic Bannock food truck teamed up with Metis Community Services of Kelowna Saturday to provide lunch for an Okanagan Metis and Aboriginal Housing Society townhouse complex in West Kelowna.
This article was “born” from three sentences on page 18 of “Winfield 1958 – Early Days of Winfield, B.C.,” compiled by Mrs. W. R. (Gladys) Powley:
A tweet for help, a response from a researcher and a collaboration with a safety products manufacturing company have frontline healthcare workers seeing clearly through their protective face shields.
Filmmaker Suzanne Crocker had a wake-up call a few years ago when the only road in to her hometown of Dawson City, Yukon was cut off due to a landslide.
NEW YORK - If you add garlic to your guacamole, we have bad news: You're not doing it right. Do you mince the onion? That's also a no-no. And, please, leave the avocado lumpy.
TORONTO - A recent survey of about 1,000 Canadians suggests heavy drinking is highest among younger people and those worried about personal finances due to the pandemic.
TORONTO - Lily Francois battled insomnia for a solid week, waking up at 3 a.m., and then struggling to get back to sleep.
The Ontario government's decision to cancel overnight summer camps due to the ongoing risks presented by the COVID-19 pandemic is both medically necessary and potentially disastrous, according to people involved with the industry.
TORONTO - Canadian technology and repair shops are anticipating a steady stream of customers lugging computers, phones and other devices as they open more of their stores.
Shopping for clothes used to be a relatively simple process three months ago: walk into a store, try on a number of items, buy what you want, leave the rest.
TORONTO - Hollywood flicks were always the main attraction at Bob Boyle's drive-in theatre on the outskirts of Brackley, P.E.I., but shortly after the COVID-19 pandemic shut everything down, a nearby high school made an unusual request.
The trade association for the world's major airlines is proposing a range of measures aimed at relaunching the global air travel industry — including an end to in-flight physical distancing rules — that run counter to the established policies of Canadian carriers and the federal government.
Toronto fashion designer Hayley Elsaesser was unsure about adding face masks to her clothing brand two months ago, ordering just a "small amount" of samples to test out demand through her online shop.
The series on the best Okanagan trails continues today with the two official trails, countless unofficial trails, forest service roads and the promise of more official trails in the hidden gem of Black Mountain/Sntsk’il’nten Regional Park on the eastern boundary of Kelowna.
NEW ORLEANS - Every Labor Day weekend, St. Mary Parish celebrates two industries at a tourist event with a seemingly improbable title: the Louisiana Shrimp and Petroleum Festival.
Laura Demers loves the bookstore experience so much, she'll take road trips to indie shops throughout southwestern Ontario to soak in the full book-buying experience.
It’s anyone’s guess whether what Canadians experienced during the last pandemic will repeat today, but if you are like me and want to learn more about pandemics outside of what Netflix and other streaming services have to offer, I recommend you read Mark Osborne Humphries’s 2012 book, “The L…
TORONTO - No one knows when a fresh surge of COVID-19 cases will emerge in Canada, but experts agree numbers are poised to rise and could very well explode in surveillance blindspots.
Canada's top doctor says too little is known to consider using a newly approved serology test to identify individuals who could be immune to COVID-19 and allow those people to return to work or gather in public.
With a pen as sharp as her knife, food writer Judy Creighton carved out space in the headlines for everyday Canadian fare.
TORONTO - The spectre of headline-grabbing false-positive test results should not rattle the public's confidence in efforts to track COVID-19 in Canada, observers say.
CALGARY - The risk of catching COVID-19 from packages delivered to doorsteps is believed to be low, but a health expert says taking a few extra steps when handling it can diminish the risk even more.
TORONTO - The Canadian Paediatric Society is closely monitoring reports that COVID-19 may be linked to a strange inflammatory syndrome in some children.
TORONTO - The number of people in Canada killed by COVID-19 passed the 4,000 mark on Tuesday, as provinces eased anti-pandemic restrictions and the government announced new aid for farmers.
Chief provincial health officer Dr. Bonnie Henry and health minister Adrian Dix provide an update on the province's response to the COVID-19 pandemic.