The TIMES asked people why they were at the recent chamber of commerce forum at Meadowridge School. Here are a few of their responses:
TWO-AND-A-HALFYEAR-OLD Brianna managed to stay dry and clean all day. She made it to the bathroom every time she needed to. Her parents are ecstatic.
Car crashes are one of the leading causes of accidental death among children in B.C., according to a press release from the B.C. Automobile Association.
"The results of [this] review paint a disturbing picture which is well-characterized by this comment from a physician participant: 'The system is broken. I've become so angry, frustrated and burnt out. The biggest frustration is the systemic disarray'."
Some local folks are grateful for the generosity of the Elks Club of New Westminster.
Local members of the business and non-profit communities are hosting an all-candidates meeting in Burnaby that mixes fun, frivolity and politics.
Canucks' forward Ryan Kesler, Sophie Tweed-Simmons and "The Green Men" will be at Central City Shopping Centre for a charity autograph session 5: 30 p.m. Wednesday, March 27, at Pastime Sports & Games. Partial proceeds will be donated to Sophie's Place, a child advocacy centre at The Centre for Child Development in Surrey.
A group of Good Samaritans led by "Ms. Angel" herself, Kim Snow, is hosting a charity event in front of the Murrayville IGA this weekend.
LAST week my little puppy was walking on a leash like a perfectly trained adult dog. He also came when called and dropped items from his mouth when asked. This week is another story.
My brother calls me the Queen of Chaos.
NORTH DELTA -- WRITERS, READERS MEET FEB. 27
Calling all lonely moms: Library programs in North Delta are a place for those feeling housebound with the kiddies.
Play is not a waste of time. It is, in fact, how children learn. A World Conference on Early Childhood Care and Education underscored the benefits of play.
PLAY is not a waste of time. It is, in fact, how children learn. A World Conference on Early Childhood Care and Education underscored the benefits of play.
Nine-hundred twenty-seven. That's the number of days Chris and Christine Long waited to get their non-verbal autistic son Finn the intensive speech therapy he needs.
It's been over a decade since Natalie Karam regularly strolled the halls of the University of the Fraser Valley, working towards her Bachelor of Arts in Child and Youth Care, which she earned in 2001. Since then she's been busy building a career and starting a family, but she has always remembered her alma mater with fondness.
Okay, I admit it, sometimes late at night when everyone is sleeping, I log on to the Statistics Canada site.
Parents and their young kids (newborn to 15 months) are invited to register for the Parent-Child Mother Goose program at George Mackie library in North Delta. The free interactive sessions began Jan. 7 and continue until March 18, at 10: 30 a.m. Mondays at 8440 112 St. The program aims to help parents socialize while their children learn language, cognitive and social skills. Snacks are provided. To get involved, call 604-594-8155.
Mission went a little bit crazy for hometown pop star sensation Carly Rae Jepsen in December.