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Ask Ellie: Widower should tell others he wants company

Ask Ellie: Widower should tell others he wants company

Dear reader: As I noted in an earlier column, my daughter, Lisi, will be handling the writing duties a few times a week. Enjoy her take on today’s questions. — Ellie I’m 85 and my wife died six months ago.
Ryan Reynolds showcases 'bromance' with Hugh Jackman in adorable video

Ryan Reynolds showcases 'bromance' with Hugh Jackman in adorable video

"Sometimes when I'm lonely, I sit and think about him," goes the song in the background.
Ask Ellie: Time to use management skills in marriage

Ask Ellie: Time to use management skills in marriage

personal relationships can also benefit from encouragement
These B.C. garden centres have fire-resistant plants

These B.C. garden centres have fire-resistant plants

Tagging fire-resistant plants is part of a larger initiative to equip people in B.C. with knowledge and tools to mitigate wildfire risk.
This incredible restaurant is putting the small B.C. town of Cawston on the map

This incredible restaurant is putting the small B.C. town of Cawston on the map

Here's why you need to make this a must-try destination
Travel: 'I'm Irish. What's your superpower?'

Travel: 'I'm Irish. What's your superpower?'

We take a seat in the rustic courtyard and devour the most Irish items on the menu for lunch – Irish stew and bangers and mash with a half-pint of Guinness.
Ask Ellie: How to deal with an old friend's new face

Ask Ellie: How to deal with an old friend's new face

For whatever reason, and she’s not divulging, your friend wasn’t happy with how she looked.
Ask Ellie: Aging can be tough but has its joys as well

Ask Ellie: Aging can be tough but has its joys as well

Dear Readers: It’s no surprise that a letter-writer discussing euthanasia at 80 vs. living into later years when health issues may be involved, brought a strong reaction.
17 B.C. restaurants make DoorDash Canada's 50 'most loved' list

17 B.C. restaurants make DoorDash Canada's 50 'most loved' list

17 nominees are local B.C. restaurants.
Ask Ellie: Many people are much stronger emotionally than they think

Ask Ellie: Many people are much stronger emotionally than they think

Casual meeting for a date worth a try