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Light therapy eases symptoms of non-seasonal depression, not just SAD: study

November
18
,
2015
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TORONTO — Light-box therapy typically used to treat people with seasonal affective disorder, or SAD, during the winter months can also ease symptoms of depression that occur throughout the rest of the year, a study...

Christmas bazaar a 40-Year St. Ann’s tradition

November
18
,
2015
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No one is exactly sure when it started, or who was responsible for starting it, but the annual Christmas Bazaar that’s believed to be about 40 years old has become an important seasonal tradition at St. Ann’s Academy. The afternoon of...

Endowment fund a legacy of Dr. Gur Singh

November
16
,
2015
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Living and succeeding with a brain injury is a long, difficult journey – often cyclical and filled with twists and turns. Jay Brandsma, now 36 years old, learned the hard way how to live with the ‘new Jay’ after a tragic car...

ROGERS - Paris

November
15
,
2015
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I WAS GOING to write about pet finders on Facebook. They work great. If ever you lose your dog or cat, go to Facebook and search "missing pets." You can also add the name of your city. You'll discover that there are hundreds of...

Stake Lake light-up brightens winter ahead

November
12
,
2015
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Ski season’s poised at the gates, what with frequent Facebook updates from Sun Peaks, opening next weekend, the snow line creeping down mountainsides and last weekend’s ski and board swap at The Dome. For Stake Lake Nordic Centre,...

ROTHENBURGER — A deer and two horses

November
10
,
2015
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ONE OF THE prettiest sights I’ve seen in a long while unveiled itself to me one evening as I went out to feed the horses. At the watering trough, a fawn stood between our two horses, drinking. All three were unconcerned, enjoying the moment...

Choose your sport on Nov. 21

November
10
,
2015
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RBC Sports Day in Canada, a day to celebrate the power and benefits of sport, takes place Saturday, Nov. 21, with a variety of events at the Tournament Capital Centre Fieldhouse. Presented by ParticipACTION, CBC and True Sport, RBC Sports Day in...

ROGERS - Trudeau scores big on social media

November
8
,
2015
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OUR NEW prime minister has taken to social media like a duck to water. Soon after winning the election, Justin Trudeau posted on Facebook an answer to a woman's list of hopes and dreams that she had also posted on Facebook. Within...

Rare scotches, fine whiskies go on sale

November
7
,
2015
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An extensive array of extremely old and rare scotches and fine whiskies from around the globe hit the shelves of B.C. Liquor Stores Saturday, Nov. 7. Kamloops Columbia Place Signature store is one of the outlets stocking the release. The...

‘Should we swim for it?’

November
5
,
2015
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A dim photo of a sailboat, silhouetted by the sun setting over the sea, brings a vivid reminder of the power of the Pacific. That scene, the only surviving image of a west coast kayaking trip more than 30 years ago, came to mind after the whale...