Brooklyn Schell just completed her reign as the Second West Kelowna Vice Ambassador Saturday night and the experience has left her wanting more.
OVERVIEW: Those hanging on to what they see as tradition come across as narrow-minded to those who are trying to move with the times. Be willing to adjust to the new reality or be left in the dust.
There’s nothing Brad Krauza loves more than his two children — and music — so the veteran musician and concert promoter believes he’s come up with “the perfect event” featuring a full day of golf, great Canadian music and celebration of his daughter’s birthday.
Parents and experts are expressing disappointment in the U.S. women's soccer team after it erupted in jubilant celebrations during a rout of opposing players this week, saying the behaviour sets a poor example for impressionable young athletes who look to sports idols for guidance.
VANCOUVER - Heavy drinking landed Dawn Nickel in the emergency department four times — twice for alcohol poisoning and two more times when she took pills with alcohol to try and kill herself.
Raptors fan Kurt Peacock admits he's really pushing bedtime back as he lets his 11-year-old watch their beloved team make a championship bid this week.
The number of Ontario teens visiting a hospital emergency department for self-harm more than doubled over nearly a decade, according to a new study that researchers say shows rising demand for mental health supports in the province.
Thanks to a high number of quality candidates, the 2019-20 West Kelowna Youth Ambassador team is the largest yet, with three young women and three young men.
Ed Dickins jokes that the extent of his volunteering these days is showing up at meetings and complaining if the coffee’s not ready.
TORONTO - A 14-year-old rescue dog who laid her life on the line to save her owner from a charging black bear is among the new inductees into the Purina Animal Hall of Fame.
Abortion became legal in Canada in 1969. I faced a dilemma. I had written a book titled “On Being A Woman – The Woman’s Guide to Gynecology.” It supported a woman’s right to control her own body, including the right to abortion.
OVERVIEW: Expectation may not match reality as the week begins. Shine some light into grey areas to help with the decision-making process. Look behind emotional drama to find what’s causing it. They are doing this to get attention or leverage, so don’t be played. Some soul searching is neede…
EDITOR’S NOTE: Roth’s Dairy Products Ltd. harkens back to a time when home delivery of a variety of home staples, including milk and other dairy products, was an integral part of our lives.
MONTREAL - Celebrity chef Ricardo Larrivee has become a household name through an award-winning magazine, a Food Network Canada TV series and regular appearances on Canadian chat shows.
From McIntrye Bluff to the Canada-U.S. border, from the Black Sage Bench to the Golden Mile Bench and everywhere in between, Oliver and Osoyoos are pure South Okanagan wine region eye candy.
VANCOUVER - Men and women who smoke marijuana could be adding to their infertility woes if they are already struggling to start a family, says an obstetrician-gynecologist who is calling for more research into reproductive aspects of the recreational drug that may be increasingly used in Can…
A special piece of Penticton’s storied hockey history has found its way to the walls of the new David E. Kampe Tower at Penticton Regional Hospital.
OAKLAND, Calif. - Toronto Raptors fan Raj Singh Ghuman can't help but release a boisterous cheer as his car — bedecked with a Raptors flag — passes another vehicle with Ontario plates on the approach to the Golden Gate Bridge, deep in Golden State Warriors territory.
The Ministry of Children and Family Development is using the story of a Kelowna mom to help celebrate B.C. Child and Youth in Care Week this week.
MONTREAL - In Montreal each spring, an epic bicycle festival demonstrates how 25,000 people can let the good times roll without bumping into each other too much.
VANCOUVER - Parents should prioritize healthy habits such as physical fitness, nutrition and sleep over screen time long before kids reach their teenage years when arguments over devices can become a huge issue, says a doctor who leads the Canadian Pediatric Society's digital health task force.
Canadians say they care about the environmental damage caused by single-use plastic packaging, but not enough to open up their wallets and pay for costlier alternatives, a new study suggests.
TORONTO - Two Toronto hospitals are studying the medical applications of using virtual reality to relieve stress for children.
TORONTO - A Canadian doctor best known for criticizing Gwyneth Paltrow's wellness brand Goop is turning her attention to combating increasingly restrictive abortion laws in the United States.
PARIS - Workers at the world's biggest Nutella factory have removed picket lines and are back at work after production was brought to a near standstill for more than a week over a dispute on salaries.
Paws for a Cause may be more than three months away, but registration has already opened to appease those champing at the bit and maximize fundraising.
VANCOUVER - When Dr. Evan Adams walked into an emergency room in Vancouver with a cut finger, a clerk taking his information made a racist remark that stung.
This week’s column is a friendly challenge to doctors, members of parliament, senators, lawyers, and readers. The challenge is to inform me why a simple approach to medical assistance in dying (MAID) would not be fair to all Canadians and also apply to those in the U.S.