Two litres and 155hp is enough for most vehicles. Compact car? Fine. Early Miata with a feathery 1,000kg curb weight? Stupendous.
There have been myriad stories about the need for children to become more active. But despite all the talk, this year's Active Healthy Kids Canada (AHKC) Report Card found that there has been no improvement observed in the physical activity levels of children and youth (five to 17 year olds). A mere five per cent meet the Canadian Physical Activity Guidelines.
As temperatures rise this summer, so will the risk of young children falling from balconies or open windows.
Eighteen-year-old Andrew Zucchetto is entering adulthood in a big way, having graduated from high school Friday night then wrapping up his cadet career with another ceremony last Sunday afternoon.
Dora the Explorer will return to Surrey's Bell Performing Arts Centre on Oct. 12.
Two-year-old Lilee-Jean Putt's parents desperately want to make the toddler's last few months alive as full as possible.
The University of the Fraser Valley Cascades are again hosting a kids' multi-sport summer camp the week of July 8 - 12 for grades 3-4 and grades 5-6, at the Envision Athletic Centre, from 9 a.m. - 4 p.m. Cost is $175. Call 604-853-4221 for details.
On Saturday, the Safer City team will host Road Safety Day in the south parking lot of Sears at Cottonwood Mall.
THE British Columbia Automobile Association is expanding its School Safety Patrol program to help more children get to and from school safely.
THERE have been myriad stories about the need for children to become more active.
IT was news Naim and Jessica Abou-Khazaal were not happy to hear: Jessica might be having a miscarriage.
NORTH Shore parks have well-maintained play spaces designed to keep kids away from traffic, but the region needs more safe crossings, sidewalks and affordable childcare, according to recent survey findings.
Ridge Meadows RCMP are alerting parents about children being targeted by Internet predators on social media. Police are currently investigating cases where children of various ages have taken nude photos and sent them to individuals they have through social media websites.
May was child care provider appreciation month, and I would like to highlight the work of one particular child care provider.
It's an exciting time of year at high schools across the province.
An Angus Reid poll in 2009 found that 92 per cent of Canadians assume there is federal legislation restricting abortion. The reality is that Canada is the only country in the western world where abortion is legal throughout all nine months of pregnancy.
When it comes to helping families, longtime Burnaby resident Carol Matusicky believes in fixing the problem before it starts.
SOON-TO-BE parents and parents of newborns are invited to attend the first annual Oh Baby! expo.
Typically she takes charge of cooking one night a week and tonight would have been the night. But not this week.