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HOMEFINDER: Buy for the land, then get to fixing

Build good credit and save for bigger down payment as an alternative to jumping into a condo purchase, says local real estate agent
Watch Black Press newsrooms take the hilariously hope-filled Ice Bucket Challenge

Watch Black Press newsrooms take the hilariously hope-filled Ice Bucket Challenge

The viral fundraiser – which has raised over $100 million for ALS research and awareness – has been completed by several newsrooms to date
VIDEO: Canadian Tire, Leonardo DiCaprio head north for the Ice Bucket Challenge

VIDEO: Canadian Tire, Leonardo DiCaprio head north for the Ice Bucket Challenge

Olympians Kaillie Humphries, Charles Hamelin, and Hayley Wickenheiser assisted Canadian Tire, while DiCaprio challenged Stephen Harper...
Farm market coupon program expands

Farm market coupon program expands

Seniors, pregnant women and low-income family members who take a free food preparation course get $15 a week
False killer whale calf making progress

False killer whale calf making progress

Rescued false killer whale calf passes first hurdle in long-odds battle
Energy savings offered to lower-income families

Energy savings offered to lower-income families

BC Hydro and FortisBC are expanding their low-income energy conservation programs to reduce the impact of rising electricity costs
Should Canada Day always be on a Monday? (VIDEO)

Should Canada Day always be on a Monday? (VIDEO)

This year, July 1 falls on a Tuesday – meaning Canadians will either take a four-day weekend or awkwardly work Monday...
Not all happy with B.C. happy hour

Not all happy with B.C. happy hour

"Happy hour" discounts for alcoholic drinks impose new minimum drink prices that force some outlets to raise their prices
B.C. happy hour laws may raise beer prices

B.C. happy hour laws may raise beer prices

Some bar owners not so happy new liquor laws in B.C. may raise prices for beer

Booze can now be sold at B.C. farmers markets

New B.C. liquor laws allow booze at farmers markets and minors in pubs