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The fortification dilemma

If your favourite bag of potato chips contained added vitamins and minerals, would you eat more of them? Would you eat less of a healthy food now that you could get this fortified junk food? Those questions are at the center of a debate raging at Hea

All things aquatic celebrated next week

National Drowning Prevention Week is being observed from Sunday (July 19) to Saturday, July 25.

Christmas in July to benefit Food Bank

Cleaning company asks customers to help restock food shelves

The health of aboriginal children

Few people will argue that we all have a responsibility for the health and well-being of the children in our community. Parents have their role to play, as do teachers and others who regularly interact with children.

New gallery showcases local artists

In 1962, Yarwood Drugs was alive with the colourful drawings of local students. Bernhard Brown lamented, at the time, that there was great art in the community seldom seen, so he put some up.

Get steamed up this weekend

The West Coast Railway Heritage Park is pleased to present the second annual Steam Festival this weekend (July 11-12).

Lyme disease fraught with controversy

Remember the term 'vector' from your high school biology classes? Of course you do - it's that bird or bug or animal that transmits a disease from a host to a recipient - or victim, if it happens to be you.

Biking for life

Squamish cyclist sets his wheels in motion for a worthy cause

Splendour of the grass

Ornamental grasses in the garden are incredibly popular. I see them everywhere and for good reason.

Celebrated choirs come to town

Enjoy the talents of young Acadians and singers all the way from South Asia at St. John's Anglican Church Sunday, July 11, when the 2010 Kathaumixw Outreach Concerts series presents Sta.
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