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Leading the change against bullying

By on April 26, 2016

Since South Surrey resident Paige Glazier was bullied in high school, she has used her experiences to stop bullying in its tracks for other children, and organizations are taking note. After verbal and social media threats kept her away from

Therapy clowns hold annual workshop in North Okanagan

By on April 19, 2016

By  Vernon Morning Star Caring and compassionate are two of the qualities for anyone interested in volunteering as a therapy clown. And if that describes you, and you have some time to give back, the North Okanagan’s well-known therapeutic clown

Students quilt for Alberni Valley hospice

By on April 19, 2016

By  Karly Blats – Alberni Valley News A group of Grade 3 and 4 students from Wood Elementary School were at Ty Watson House on April 15 to donate two handmade quilts to the hospice. The students, along with help

Five-year-old in Victoria recognized for helping his community

By on April 6, 2016

By  Kendra Wong – Victoria News A five-year-old Fairfield boy, who collected sleeping bags for the city’s homeless, has received an award for helping his community. Tate Parker, a kindergartner at St. Michaels University School, was awarded the community service

Good deed sends Penticton dancers on trip of a lifetime

By on March 31, 2016

By  Mark Brett – Penticton Western News Growing up Richard Williams admits being called many things but quitter was never one of them. So when the Penticton contractor heard about some young local dancers who were about to miss the

Be prepared, help some students in Nanoose Bay

By on March 29, 2016

by  J.R. Rardon – Parksville Qualicum Beach News Nanoose Bay Elementary School is raising funds while helping local residents keep safe this month, by providing 72-hour emergency preparedness packs through St. John’s Ambulance. The packs — which range from a

Surrey auto dealer doling out $3,000 to non-profits in monthly award initiative

By on September 26, 2015

In an exciting new Community Award initiative, auto dealer Go Dodge Surrey will select a different local non-profit organization or deserving cause every month to receive a cheque for $3,000. The winner will be selected, by a panel of three judges, from

Darpan Magazine hands out Extraordinary Achievement Awards honouring South Asian excellence

By on September 26, 2015

SURREY — DARPAN Magazine hosted its sixth annual Extraordinary Achievement Awards, honouring excellence in the South Asian community. CLICK HERE TO SEE PHOTOS FROM THE EVENT. More than 700 people attended the red-carpet event, held at Aria Banquet Hall and

Tofino, Stanley Park voted B.C.’s ‘best places’ to visit

By on September 26, 2015

The Park edges the beach, just barely, in a ranking of B.C.’s most popular travel spots. A new poll from Insights West polled British Columbians on their favourite places to visit inside their own province, with Stanley Park (39 per cent) and Tofino (38