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Robert Anaka is designing his own way back to freedom.

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Every now and then a chance meeting can  create a completely wow!!! moment. Such was the moment when I met Robert Anaka at a Seniors Health Show in Nanaimo last week. Fate struck Robert a cruel blow when he was … Continue reading

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How a man with vision and compassion restored hope to an injured nurse.

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Diana La Monte’s life changed forever 4 years ago when she was assaulted whilst on duty and  her life as she knew it destroyed. She lost her mobility and her independence. Diana, a licensed practical nurse, went from caring for others … Continue reading

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The Gift of Caring for Christmas

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Christmas is a time for friends, family, and celebration. A time to remember how blessed and loved we are, and to remind those we love how much they mean to us.

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Abortion pill not covered.

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Women are choosing unnecessary surgical abortions because the province doesn’t cover the abortion pill, the executive director of the Vancouver Island Women’s Clinic says. Dawn Fowler said the $350 price tag on Mifepristone, also known as the abortion pill, means some … Continue reading

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We Have A New Puppy!!!

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Meet Shay….

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Nature’s Child: Shaman, Witch, Pagan

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The wind in the trees, the waves running across the surface f the water, the gentle sigh of the earth as she settles into herself each day – all of life is energy and in constant movement. When we live on … Continue reading

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The Salish Sea Coasts Into The House of Commons

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“The Salish Sea is ten weeks away from being recognized as a World Heritage Site,” according to the ever-optimistic predictions of Laurie Gourlay, Interim Director of the Salish Sea Trust – the organization that submitted the UNESCO WHS application. And … Continue reading

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Canadians should worry about U.S. border searches of cell phones: privacy czar

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OTTAWA — Canadians should be “very concerned” about their cell phones, computers and other electronic devices being searched by U.S. border agents, the federal privacy czar says. Privacy commissioner Daniel Therrien told a House of Commons committee Monday that U.S. … Continue reading

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Opioid poisoning often only start of seniors’ problems

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Most opioid poisonings among seniors are accidental and B.C.’s seniors advocate says their related hospital stays are longer and more serious than other age groups. A Canadian Institute for Health Information survey released on Thursday found that from April 1, … Continue reading

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 B.C. Seniors Advocate releases results of landmark residential care survey

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  September 15th 2017.  B.C. Seniors Advocate Isobel Mackenzie released provincial results of her office’s survey of publicly subsidized residential care homes today. This is the most extensive survey of residents’ quality of life ever conducted in Canada. “For the first … Continue reading

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