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Provincial campsite rush mostly B.C. residents

Few BC Parks bookings going to commercial operators, solution is more campsite spaces, Environment Minister Mary Polak says

Video links grow as rural health care shrinks

Small communities have more than 400 doctor vacancies, with 'telehealth' and visiting specialists filling gaps

CANADA DAY QUIZ: How well do you know Canadian trivia?

In honour of Canada's 149th birthday, we have compiled some Canadian trivia questions. How many can you answer?

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Talented riders enjoy fun competition

Mission's annual Gerry Griner Memorial Horse Show took place on the weekend.

  • Jun 17th, 2016

Celebrate Father’s Day at Kilby’s Black Powder event

Muskets, pistols, bows and arrows and even a cannon are on hand to help celebrate Father’s Day with a bang.

  • Jun 14th, 2016

$15,000 donated to local food bank

Mission’s St. Joseph’s Food Bank has received a provincial grant which will be put towards the purchase of a walk-in freezer.

  • Jun 12th, 2016

Child care spaces funded for 30 BC communities

1,800 new spaces in 30 communities to start construction this fall, minister Stephanie Cadieux says

Free fishing lessons for kids [with video]

Learn to Fish program offers instruction and loaner equipment to help children aged 5 to 15 catch a trout

  • Jun 1st, 2016

Torch Run returns to Mission on June 2

Law enforcement runners and Special Olympics athletes will take to the streets with a message of respect and inclusion

  • May 28th, 2016

Cycling4Diversity week in Mission

On May 27, cyclists will ride through Mission and Abbotsford to share their diversity stories.

Cross-Canada ride to encourage organ donation

Gift From Within aims to register 1,000 more registered donors and raise money for the Canadian Transplant Association

Talking stick tradition comes to B.C. legislature [with video]

Totem symbolizes Coast Salish tradition of respectful listening, with little effect on ill-tempered debate in Victoria

HAPPY MOTHER’S DAY

It's Mother's Day (May 8) so don't forget to show your mom how much you appreciate her.

  • May 8th, 2016

B.C. hunting licences go online

Online option now available for licences, paper version of limited entry hunting applications phased out for 2017

  • Apr 28th, 2016

Mission’s class of 1956 ready to celebrate 60 year reunion

More than 50 Mission Secondary grads coming to share fond memories.

‘Bear jams’ on B.C. highways bad for people, animals [with video]

Conservation officers have 300 bear conflict calls so far this month, with roadside bear viewing, feeding among problems

Seniors may miss out at tax time

Guaranteed Income Supplement, rental assistance and discount bus pass depend on Canada Revenue Agency filing

Single parent employment growing

Up to 100 income assistance clients a week signing up for job training, child care and transportation, minister Michelle Stilwell says

Directory compares B.C. seniors’ homes

Health and recreation services compiled for 292 publicly funded facilities, as well as 'serious adverse events'

  • Mar 30th, 2016

Mission senior tells a novel tale

Former accountant Walter Schmur is no longer working with numbers. Now he's working with words