Telus Nancy Greene Corporate Challenge’s 16th year

Nancy Greene2

The Telus Nancy Greene Corporate Challenge returns to Sun Peaks Resort for its 16th year Feb. 17 and 18 and, according to Olympic champion and the event’s namesake, it’s a lot of fun for beginner and expert skiers alike. “It’s still as fun as it ever was,” grins Greene. “Even if you can only snowplow a blue run, you’re still welcome to join!” Since its inception in 1997 the event has raised over $350,000 to … [Read more...]

Wearing pink to defeat bullying


You know it when you see it, yet all too often, it goes unaddressed. “It” is the epidemic of bullying that’s sweeping schools across the country. Wednesday, Feb. 29 is national Pink Shirt Day, a time when the country comes together to send the message that bullying won’t be tolerated anymore, anywhere, anytime. The national pink shirt campaign was the brainchild of David Shepherd and Travis Price, two former Grade … [Read more...]

Ecstasy deaths linked to added chemical


The B.C. Coroners Service confirms that paramethoxy-metamphetamine (PMMA) has been linked to five ecstasy-related deaths in B.C. in the past six months. PMMA is a rare drug, and one which hasn’t been routinely tested for in B.C. coroners’ investigations. Following information from Alberta that PMMA was detected in relation to several deaths in that province, toxicology findings were reviewed in all 16 of B.C.’s … [Read more...]