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We’re In This Together: Black Press Media puts callout for feel-good community stories

We want to tell uplifting stories you’ve seen in your community during the pandemic

COLUMN: Maintaining wellbeing during senior isolation

As we all prepare to keep our homes and families safe during…

  • Apr 16, 2020

SENIORS SCENE: Wide range of supports available for seniors

Credits, refunds offered following spring program cancellations

  • Apr 16, 2020
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British Columbia's provincial health officer offers some words of encouragement to the grads of 2020
Self-isolated Aldergrove grandpa finds way to surprise grandson on 3rd birthday
How much to spend on a baby shower gift
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Possible heritage oak in Clayton to be cut down

Cloverdale resident not giving up fight to save ‘heritage tree’

Annual Walk for Alzheimer’s moves to online format for 2020

Event was originally scheduled to be held May 3 in 22 locations across B.C.

  • Apr 14, 2020

Babies born during pandemic miss out on precious moments

One North Okanagan photographer gives away photography sessions to babies born during pandemic

Virtual trivia night to benefit Delta-based BC & Alberta Guide Dogs

The online fundraiser will take place on Saturday, April 25 at 6 p.m. Pacific.

Singing from the street: ‘Elvis’ gives South Surrey seniors a show

Resident describes life inside retirement home during COVID-19 pandemic

VAISAKHI IN SURREY: The five Ks of Sikhism explained

Kesh, Kanga, Kara, Kachhera and Kirpan are the religion’s articles of faith

South Surrey resident creates ‘Stay-at-Home Campout’ to support COVID-19 efforts

Event scheduled for April 25 aims to help BC Centre for Disease Control Emergency Response Fund

Easter treat bags donated to Peace Arch Hospital frontline workers

Semiahmoo Shopping Centre marketing director says donation made to show appreciation

HINKS: Recommended board games to pass time during COVID-19 shut-down

A top 10 list of must-play board games, according to reporter Aaron Hinks

QUIZ: Put your knowledge of Easter to the test

Take this 15-question quiz to see how much you know about this holiday

COLUMN: Building community without gathering

As with so many of you, the sudden public health restrictions in…

  • Apr 11, 2020

Curious neighbour solves Ocean Park headstone mystery

Bill Field tracks down information after work crews discover memorial at under-development property

International speech win for White Rock 11-year-old

Pratyaksha Awasthi spoke about her idea for a ‘Doc In Closet’

White Rock youngster’s message of hope inspires

Graphic designer leaves note thanking Leo King for rainbow of positivity

Cloverdale high school teacher chats about teaching and life during the COVID-19 crisis

Surrey’s Walter van Halst sits down for an informal ‘virtual’ coffee to discuss education’s new reality

SENIORS SCENE: Many supports available to seniors during COVID-19 crisis

Grocery delivery, yard work, wellness checks available

  • Apr 9, 2020

South Surrey man aims to ease stress of pandemic with free online yoga

Patrick Aubert says his one-hour classes are about rest, recovery

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