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Dozens ‘adopt’ grandparents for Christmas in Comox Valley

By on January 4, 2017

The Comox Valley community embraced Breanna Brosko’s Adopt A Grandparent initiative, and because of it, dozens of local seniors at two area nursing homes were smiling a little brighter this Christmas. Last month, Brosko erected a Christmas tree at the

Animal rescuers benefit from Langley girl’s kindness

By on December 30, 2016

What did Clare Reimer get for her 10th birthday? One bucket of specialized formula for newborn animals and 10,000 meal worms. The Grade 5 student from R.C. Garnett Demonstration Elementary decided –  for the fifth year running – to forgo

South Surrey-White Rock breakfast program helps ease stress

By on December 30, 2016

By  Alex Browne – Peace Arch News One of the great local successes of the White Rock Rotary Club in the past few years isn’t a bricks and mortar building or a monument set in stone. Its importance to the

Santa trades in sleigh for helicopter to visit young Nanaimo patients

By on December 21, 2016

Three-month-old Jace Cahill goes face to face for the first time with Santa during his stay at Nanaimo Regional General Hospital. Santa made a surprise visit to the children’s ward Tuesday to spread a little holiday cheer to young patients

Courtenay senior knits mitts for children in need

By on December 21, 2016

Jean Henderson has knitted 50 pairs of children’s mitts for those in need. — image credit: PHOTO BY ERIN HALUSCHAK By  Erin Haluschak – Comox Valley Record Little hands in the Comox Valley will be a bit warmer, thanks to Jean

Festival of Trees helping sick children around Vancouver Island

By on December 13, 2016

Trees from last year’s Festival of Trees at the Bay Centre. This year, the event is celebrating 25 years in Victoria with the goal of raising $200,000 to support B.C. Children’s Hospital. — image credit: Victoria News file photo   by 

Celebrity Christmas Food and Toy drive in Langley benefits victims of abuse

By on December 13, 2016

Morgan van Linge (right) and Rachel Last (centre) of Langley were thrilled to meet Graham Wardle, star of the CBC television show Heartland, during last year’s celebrity food and toy drive, organized by Langley’s Andy Bhatti. This year’s event takes

All they want for Christmas

By on November 29, 2016

Chrystal McCarthy and her six-month-old son, Calin, wait to register at the Surrey Christmas Bureau on Nov. 22. McCarthy has been a client osince 2011 after her daughter Ariana, 5, was born. — image credit: Boaz Joseph photos / The Leader

Alphabet Heroes bring words to life

By on November 29, 2016

Isreal Hicks Jr. with the latest version of the Alphabet Heroes, characters designed to make words and reading exciting for children entering school. — image credit: Frank Bucholtz By Frank Bucholtz – Cloverdale Reporter Isreal Hicks Jr. had trouble learning when