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The Green Generation Gap Report, which surveyed 800 British Columbians on energy use and emissions found that Gen X has a larger carbon footprint than Boomers. (Courtesy of BC Hydro)

‘OK, X’er’: B.C. Boomers no longer have the largest carbon footprint at home, survey finds

As Baby Boomers downsize, Gen X takes their place in large homes with gas-powered amenities

The Green Generation Gap Report, which surveyed 800 British Columbians on energy use and emissions found that Gen X has a larger carbon footprint than Boomers. (Courtesy of BC Hydro)
Recreational vehicles sit in a lot waiting for delivery at Horizon Transport in Wakarusa, Ind. on July 15, 2014. RV delivery is a growing trend that allows travelers to enjoy all of the conveniences of staying in an RV without actually having to drive it. Several companies offer delivery services for customers who rent, which can not only be more convenient, but also more affordable. (James Buck/The Elkhart Truth via AP)

Travelers are skipping challenging drives with RV delivery

RVshare said almost 40% of its RV rentals were delivered so far in 2022

Recreational vehicles sit in a lot waiting for delivery at Horizon Transport in Wakarusa, Ind. on July 15, 2014. RV delivery is a growing trend that allows travelers to enjoy all of the conveniences of staying in an RV without actually having to drive it. Several companies offer delivery services for customers who rent, which can not only be more convenient, but also more affordable. (James Buck/The Elkhart Truth via AP)
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A 'monster spray' prescription filled by a Sooke pharmacy is catching attention on social media. Black Press Media has altered this image to remove the name of a child. (The Dad/Instagram)

Sooke pharmacy banishing monsters with prescription

‘Monster spray’ delighting social media users

A 'monster spray' prescription filled by a Sooke pharmacy is catching attention on social media. Black Press Media has altered this image to remove the name of a child. (The Dad/Instagram)
People fuel up vehicles at a Shell gas station in Vancouver on Saturday, May 14, 2022. Vancity says it is launching a program that will allow its Visa credit card holders to track the estimated carbon emissions of their purchases. THE CANADIAN PRESS/Darryl Dyck

Vancity to offer carbon footprint tracker for its Visa credit cards

Credit union says it will be the first to offer a Visa-based carbon footprint calculator in Canada

People fuel up vehicles at a Shell gas station in Vancouver on Saturday, May 14, 2022. Vancity says it is launching a program that will allow its Visa credit card holders to track the estimated carbon emissions of their purchases. THE CANADIAN PRESS/Darryl Dyck
Bruce and Geoff Courtnall. (Greg Sakaki photo)

PODCAST: Courtnall Society funds charities that help mental health issues

TODAY IN B.C.: Brothers Geoff, Bruce and Russ lost father Archie to depression

Bruce and Geoff Courtnall. (Greg Sakaki photo)
A pair of Impala roller skates belonging to Tammy Donroe Inman, 48, of Waltham, Mass., are shown on August 2022. Donroe Inman decided to try roller skating as a hobby during the pandemic. (Tammy Donroe Inman via AP)

What goes around comes around: Roller skating’s retro appeal

Trend part of a larger fashion and music throwback to the disco era of the ‘70s and ’80s

A pair of Impala roller skates belonging to Tammy Donroe Inman, 48, of Waltham, Mass., are shown on August 2022. Donroe Inman decided to try roller skating as a hobby during the pandemic. (Tammy Donroe Inman via AP)
Following B.C.’s Burden family through their real-time renovation. (HAVAN Photo)

PODCAST: Things get real during the demo stage for homeowners

TODAY IN BC: Following the Burden family through their real time renovation

Following B.C.’s Burden family through their real-time renovation. (HAVAN Photo)
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8 facts about Breast Cancer National Mammography Day

An estimated 28,600 woman will be diagnosed with breast cancer each year,…

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Former Vancouver Canuck Cliff Ronning. (Mark Brett - Western News)

PODCAST: Bob Marjanovich with Cliff Ronning

MOJ on Sports: Burnaby native was NHL Rookie of the year in 1983

Former Vancouver Canuck Cliff Ronning. (Mark Brett - Western News)
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Google initiates the end of passwords

In a blog post on Oct. 12, Google announced that web admins…

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On this edition of Off The Page, we talk with Comox Valley librarians Allison Trumble and Kris Ward, along with David Carson, spokesperson for VIRL. Black Press file photo

PODCAST: Turning the page on what a Vancouver Island library should be

Off The Page: ‘We have such a focus on what our community needs’

On this edition of Off The Page, we talk with Comox Valley librarians Allison Trumble and Kris Ward, along with David Carson, spokesperson for VIRL. Black Press file photo
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Netflix sets $7 monthly price for its ad-supported service

Starting November 3 2022 you will be able to get the streaming…

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FILE - U.S. multimillionaire Dennis Tito gives a thumbs up shortly after his landing in the Central Asian steppes, 80 kilometers (50 miles) northeast of Arkalyk, Kazakstan on May 6, 2001. The world’s first space tourist has signed up to spin around the moon aboard Elon Musk’s Starship. For Dennis Tito, it’s a chance to relive the joy of his trip 21 years ago to the International Space Station. (AP Photo/Mikhail Metzel, File)

World’s 1st space tourist signs up for flight around moon

Dennis Tito, 82, plans on following up his visit to the International Space Station

FILE - U.S. multimillionaire Dennis Tito gives a thumbs up shortly after his landing in the Central Asian steppes, 80 kilometers (50 miles) northeast of Arkalyk, Kazakstan on May 6, 2001. The world’s first space tourist has signed up to spin around the moon aboard Elon Musk’s Starship. For Dennis Tito, it’s a chance to relive the joy of his trip 21 years ago to the International Space Station. (AP Photo/Mikhail Metzel, File)
This orca-themed Sooke listing is making a splash on social media. (Realtor.ca)

A whale of a good time: Orca-themed home hits the market in Sooke

Whale-themed listing making a splash on social media

This orca-themed Sooke listing is making a splash on social media. (Realtor.ca)
Frank Schlichting and wife Sharon at Yankee Boy Mine (photo contributed by Frank Schlichting).

Couple with big plans buys abandoned gold mine in Grand Forks

The Yankee Boy Mine is currently undergoing restoration to be open to the public

Frank Schlichting and wife Sharon at Yankee Boy Mine (photo contributed by Frank Schlichting).
Bear 747 in Katmai National Park in Alaska. (Screenshot via Explore.org)

747 reigns as Alaska park’s Fat Bear Week champion yet again

The large bear is preparing to hit snooze for winter at Katmai National Park

Bear 747 in Katmai National Park in Alaska. (Screenshot via Explore.org)
Smokey Bear waving goodbye as Ember the Fox becomes the new face of FireSmart. (Josh Piercey/Revelstoke Review)

Smokey Bear heads for retirement as BC Wildfire introduces Ember the Fox

Ember the Fox replaces Smokey Bear as FireSmart mascot after nearly 80 years

Smokey Bear waving goodbye as Ember the Fox becomes the new face of FireSmart. (Josh Piercey/Revelstoke Review)
Pilot and hurricane hunter Kevin Doremus of the NOAA Corps is shown in a handout photo. THE CANADIAN PRESS/HO-NOAA Aircraft Operations

Hurricane hunter who flew into the eye of Fiona describes ‘very challenging’ storm

Pilot flies scientists through the eyes of dangerous storms to collect data

Pilot and hurricane hunter Kevin Doremus of the NOAA Corps is shown in a handout photo. THE CANADIAN PRESS/HO-NOAA Aircraft Operations