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On the B.C.

Have a pet-friendly Halloween

With Halloween a week away many families are preparing for this fun and exciting day. Finishing touches are being made on costumes, treats are bought, and pumpkins are being carved. Safety is what can make or break any holiday.

If you really love B.C.

How many times over the last 10 years have we heard Premier Gordon Campbell wax eloquently about how much he loves B.C.

The turkeys live on...

Parliament resumed Monday following the Thanksgiving recess. The only difference between our Thanksgiving and the one in Ottawa is that in Ottawa the turkeys live on.

Wash it catfish down with a fine wine from Desert Hills

Desert Hills - 2007 - Pinot Gris The challenge this week is to pair a wine with basa fillet encrusted with crushed macadamia nut, panko breading and rounded out with a fresh tropical fruit salsa, created by Chef Ron Christian from the College of New

A catfish you'll meow for

This week's column is written by Chef Ron Christian, who has been a chef for 30 years. He is a CNC Professional Cook instructor, who has also taught at BCIT, Vancouver Community College and has worked all over the world.

Hair treatment a heady subject

Brazilian Blowout? In response to the recent article on the Brazilian Blowout hair treatment containing formaldehyde, I ask why is there no mandatory third-party testing on all consumer products entering the country? Some may argue that the cost far

Hooray to Richmond politicians for helping stop puppy mills

In last week's column I praised Richmond city councillors for becoming leaders in Canada in the fight against puppy mills.We know that Puppy mills are bad but the only way to put them out of business is to stop the demand.

Setting the minister straight

I suppose students, parents, and educators throughout British Columbia should be appreciative of our Minister of Education, Margaret MacDiarmid, taking time to "set the record straight" regarding the current state of educational funding.

Beware of the waters

Though very few Canadians are aware of it we are currently involved in a set of negotiations that have the potential to privatize public services including our water resources.
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