Recently, the federal government made an investment of $10 million for defibrillators in hockey rinks around the country. As stated by the government, they are committed to protecting the health and safety of Canadians, while encouraging active and healthy lifestyles.
Friends In Need Food Bank, the Heart & Stroke Foundation, and Make a Wish Children's Charity will be rolling in the dough after this weekend's lineup of fundraisers.
Sunday was a dog-gone fine day to go for a walk while at the same time raising money to help support those afflicted with multiple sclerosis.
Multiple sclerosis (MS) is Canada's most common neurological disease of young adults. Between 7,000 and 10,000 live with it in B.C.
March is Juvenile Arthritis Month. Now I imagine that many of you think I got this wrong; arthritis is a disease for old folks, or at least adults. But that is not the case.
A documentary filmmaker from Tsawwassen is racing the clock to raise money to get his film about his descent into multiple sclerosis onto the big screen. Jason DaSilva was diagnosed with MS in 2005 when he was 25, but it wasn't until the following year when he fell on a beach during a family vacation that he had to face the onslaught of symptoms heading his way.
MARCH is Juvenile Arthritis Month. Now I imagine that many of you think I got this wrong, arthritis is a disease for old folks, or at least adults. But that is not the case.
Angel Twedt is only 44 years old. She is already confined to a wheelchair with a paralyzed left leg and left arm.
I've been reading all these letters and petitions about chlorinating our water and I agree they should also fluoride it.
On a recent visit to Panne Rizo, the bakery's shelves were bursting with sugar cookies, pecan shortbread, rum balls, cinnamon dots - wee scrolls of cinnamon and sugar - and much more. A table by the door boasted seasonal goodies such as fruitcake and pfeffernüsse (a kind of German cookie often covered in sugar), and the front counter beckoned with muffins and squares.
I held a desserts and drinks housewarming once. I made 10 different kinds of cheesecakes. Yes, 10.
In my family, I am known as the "cheesecake queen." I held a desserts and drinks housewarming once. I made 10 different kinds of cheesecakes. Yes, 10.
Lisa Reichelt has had a passion for baking for as long as she can remember.
Royal City resident Ray Porcellato will be appearing on the small screen this month.
Meet Catherine and Arthur Smith, a couple in their early 60s.
To the editor: -- Re: "Making the gut-mind connection," Aug. 24.
WHEN Marie Antoinette famously uttered "Let them eat cake," she spared little thought for the glutensensitive among her subjects.
A&W started life as a drive-in where people would park and receive their food brought to their vehicles.