A chemistry professor at Simon Fraser University has been recognized for his pioneering work in health research with the Horace S. Isbell Award from the American Chemical Society.
My Parents Learn Windows 8 is the latest addition to Tsawwassen author Louise Latremouille's series of computer guidebooks.
IF you're a registered voter in B.C. there's a 48 per cent chance you did not vote on election day. In 1983, 70 per cent of eligible British Columbians voted in the provincial election. In 2013, only 52 per cent of British Columbians voted. The B.C. Liberals snagged 58 per cent of the seats with 44 per cent of the votes. Does that disparity mean we should ditch first past the post and switch to proportional representation or a single transferable vote system? Or do we just need a better-informed electorate choosing from a higher calibre of candidate?
I've been an advocate in this column for cutting the cable cord and getting your entertainment content from online sources. But I've also warned that in so doing you'll be a pioneer with all the good and bad the pioneer life provides. You'll get the thrill of settling a new frontier. You'll also wake up one morning to find locusts have eaten your crops.
A North Vancouver con man who tried to derail a fraud investigation against him by posing as a police officer to foreign banking officials has managed to get four convictions of impersonation overturned by the B.C. Court of Appeal.
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The provincial government advised residents about the termination of AirCare testing by Dec. 31, 2014.
If you had told me 10 years ago that I was going to face the challenges of OCD, anxiety and schizophrenia, get through it and come out stronger, I would have told you you were crazy.
They're all the tools you'd expect to be used by search and rescue folks during an operation.
Congratulations to Emma Hallas on winning the Now's Mumford & Sons scavenger hunt contest.
When it comes to pirated software, perhaps none is as consistently pirated as Adobe's Creative Suite. Programs like Photoshop, InDesign and Illustrator are some of the most sought after software for students and starving artists alike, and a quick glance on any torrenting site shows people's unwillingness to pay for said products.
A baby goose is recovering today with a broken leg after it was attacked by a group of children Monday at Barnet Marine Park in Burnaby.
The Recreation Facilities Association of B.C. recently chose a Pitt Meadows facility for an award.
Local residents will join an international march on Saturday at Mill Lake to protest the biotech and chemical giant Monsanto and its influence on food crops.
Mea culpa. I have no truly honourable choice other than to admit my guilt.
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Almost every day, our firm is approached by strata corporations that are confronted with the situation where developers complete the project while there are still major unresolved issues, including incomplete or faulty work.
Maple Ridge and Pitt Meadows libraries will kick off their free Summer Reading Club in early June. Sign-up starts at the Maple Ridge Library on June 1 and at the Pitt Meadows Library on June 4.
David J. Standcumbe belittles those who believe that global warming is a fact [Cold record makes no sense, May 16 Letters, Langley Advance].