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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

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          Disability benefits increasing

          Social Development Minister Michelle Stilwell says subsidized bus pass system continues, 40,000 rural people to get same value

          Novotny named new library manager

          Fraser Valley Regional Library (FVRL) has appointed Courtney Novotny as the new manager of the Mission Library and Outreach Services.

          • Feb 21st, 2016

          Friends of the Mission Library host book sale.

          Last week's event attracted plenty of book enthusiasts.

          • Feb 20th, 2016

          Mission City Farmer’s Market host volunteer meeting

          The Information Session will be held at the Mission Library (33247 2nd Ave.) on Feb. 29 from 6 to 7:30 p.m.

          • Feb 19th, 2016

          Pacific Rim Whale Festival returns to Tofino-Ucluelet

          Annual festival returns to two-week length starting March 12

          Two live concerts as part of Variety Show of Hearts Telethon

          Event, taking place on Feb. 13 and 14, celebrates its 50th anniversary

          • Feb 9th, 2016

          Fruits and vegetables on display at indoor market

          Winter edition of Mission's farmers market is set for Saturday at Heritage Park Middle School.

          • Feb 5th, 2016

          Board books bought with $1,000 donation

          Donation was made possible through a grant from the District of Mission and enhances the children’s book collection at the Mission Library.

          • Jan 30th, 2016

          Robbie Burns fundraiser a success

          Despite the recent break in, the Mission branch of the Canadian Cancer Society raised about $5,000 at the annual event.

          • Jan 29th, 2016

          Are you ready to become a Dementia Friend?

          The campaign is the cornerstone of Alzheimer’s Awareness Month, which runs until the end of January.

          • Jan 16th, 2016

          COLUMN: The valley’s bushiest beard

          I recently bumped into Thomas Hodgson, the guy with the bushiest beard probably in the Fraser Valley.

          • Jan 9th, 2016

          Olivia, Ethan are B.C.’s top baby names

          Top choices extend their streak of popularity in 2014, according to Vitals Statistics Agency

          Northern lights may end year with a spectacle thanks to solar flare

          Aurora borealis set to blaze further south than usual after Monday's sunspot eruption

          Christmas Bureau still seeking donations

          The organization has now received approximately $60,000, or 50 per cent of the finances needed to have a successful season.

          • Dec 18th, 2015

          Auxiliary pledges $300,000 for ultrasound unit

          It is the second such pledge from the auxiliary, whose mandate is to support MMH through their volunteer efforts and fundraising.

          • Dec 17th, 2015

          B.C. joins clean vehicle club in Paris

          Zero-emission vehicles group wants to reduce vehicle greenhouse gas emissions 40 per cent by 2050.