On Feb. 17, the North Shore News published a story by Erin McPhee headlined Talk at the Top - Students Rally in Support of Peers with Mental Illness. As a member of North Shore Youth for Mental Health, I was heavily involved in Talk at the Top and its organization. We took a huge step towards educating students and our schools about mental health, but there's still much to be done.
THE man responsible for the 2009 stabbing death of a woman in West Vancouver's Lighthouse Park has been handed a 10-and-a-half year sentence.
The Delta Community Foundation, through the Robert and Sandra O'Keefe Endowment Fund, has donated $7,000 to the Reach Child and Youth Development Society Counselling program to help more children with special needs and their families get support.
Being a police officer comes with a certain number of expectations - investigating tragedies, attending the scene of car accidents and interacting with criminals and victims. But Const. Arthur Wlodyka didn't expect he'd feel helpless while on the job.
The St. Thomas More Knights lost 2-1 to Seycove in AA high school senior girls' soccer provincial qualifying last Monday.
Combating mental illness through artistic expression, B.C. artist group My Artists Corner is displaying their latest exhibit entitled Wonders of Nature at the Leigh Square Community Arts Village in Port Coquitlam, until June 10.
Theatre Junkies Anonymous Fine Arts, who burst onto the stage with The Lion, the Witch, and the Wardrobe last May, is dropping the curtain on its second season with the classic tale, Treasure Island.
Terry Fox Library offers families and caregivers with young children drop-in storytimes on Wednesday mornings, May 15 to June 26, from 10: 15 to 10: 45 a.m. Storytimes include books, fingerplays, songs and flannel board stories. Everyone is welcome. For info, call 604-927-7999.
Re: Times, May 7, 2013, Mother goose bludgeoned on her nest of eggs.
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THE Gordon Smith Gallery of Canadian Art is the site for the third annual Women and Wellness event hosted by the North Shore branch of the Canadian Mental Health Association.
Looking for something to do on the weekends? Come enjoy an afternoon movie and coffee social on the second and fourth Saturday of every month from 2 to 4 p.m. at the South Arm Community Centre, 8880 Williams Rd., Seniors Lounge.
Green Crew - John Grove, Mike Martens, Brad Falconer, Mike Lydiatt, Mike Hawley and Marc Rowe
Controversy surrounds the release of the Diagnostic and Statistical Manual of Mental Disorders (DSM V), known as the "bible" of mental disorders for professionals. Mental health is still a mysterious frontier to be fully explored in our society.
Phu Thai Spa in Ladner is thanking the community for a great first year by hosting a fundraiser to benefit the Delta Hospice Society tomorrow.
Editor, the Times: -- Re: Times, May 7 Youth who abused goose.
There's been more than $200,000 directed toward a new dental clinic already, but it's virtually impossible to put a dollar figure on the benefits of a healthy set of teeth.
Re: "Lending a hand to victims of crime," Wednesday, April 24.
Car clubbers wanted The Chilliwack Chapter of the Vintage Car Club of Canada meets the first Tuesday of each month (May 7) at 7: 30 p.m. at the Atchelitz Threshermen's building on Luckakuck Way. Newcomers welcome. For details call Barb or Ross at 604-824-1807.