Lions Gate Bridge: Dangerous Construction Conditions

Pamela Chan/BCFamily.ca Editorial For 3 1/2 years I lived by Capilano River and drove over the Lion’s Gate bridge almost every day of the week.  The dramatic view of the water from the bridge made an impression every time – especially during a sunset.  Other than clips of the royal visit in 1939, I haven’t [...]

Outdoor Living: Beach Etiquette

Pamela Chan, BCFamily.ca Have you ever collected shells at the beach, flipped over rocks while beach combing or dug holes in the sand?  It seems that this is not the thing to do. Neither is picking wild flowers alongside alpine trails -  but that’s another topic. The following tips about visiting the beach were developed [...]

Do BC Bloggers Matter?

Pamela Chan, BCFamily.ca Imagine you are me.  You’re looking for postings online about the mom blogger meetings that have taken place at Premier Clark’s office because you want to write your own piece.  (See: Don’t Talk to Christy Clark) Along the way you come across the following quotes. (Have a read and I’ll join you [...]

BC Writes Home Page

BC Blog Readers Click on the links below that indicate a month and year and visit individual posts from authors around British Columbia. BC Blogger/Tumblr publisher Do you share stories, tips and information relevant to BC Families, parents, children and people who work with families? You’re invited to share links to the blog/Tumblr posts that [...]

Will You Speak Out And Be Heard?

Results from the 2009 Provincial Election show that almost half of the eligible voters in British Columbia (49%) and over 500,000 British Columbians under the age of 34 didn’t vote.  This is almost identical to recent results in provincial elections in Iraq where a little over 50% of the population voted.  Iraqis are deeply disillusioned [...]

Saying

By:  Pamela Chan, BCFamily.ca Tucked inside a forgotten shoebox, a young girl’s momentoes from the 1940s and 50s were stored for half a century.  I found them one day while visiting my grandparents in rural Northern Alberta.  The box contained keepsakes such as photographs and postcards that were sent to my mother by her older [...]

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