Health & Lifestyle



Cultivating A Provincial Seed Industry

Fraser Valley (With files from Vancouver Province) – The Province of BC, and specifically the Lower Mainland and Fraser Valley, have a unique climate which directly affects crops for farmers. A series of seed crop trials is now underway on our…


Depression Is Not A Disease

Fraser Valley/Vancouver – Glynis Sherwood is a Vancouver based counsellor. Her website and blog can be found here. The disease model of depression – and anti-depressant use – has been aggressively promoted by the pharmaceutical industry, and embraced by many…




Tentative Agreement With Nurses

Victoria – The Nurses’ Bargaining Association and the Health Employers’ Association of BC (HEABC) have reached a tentative five-year agreement consistent with the Province’s Economic Stability Mandate, Health Minister Terry Lake announced Tuesday.   “Over the past year, health employers…




Abbottsford Schools Have Their Own App

 Abbotsford — A handy new app has been released for parents and students in Abbotsford School District: the Abby Schools app is now available for downloading on iPhones or Android mobile phones. The app provides the user with announcements, news,…