Holidays and Seasonal Events

A greeting from our family to yours. (The News illustration)

Wishing you and yours the very best today

There’s so much to be thankful for, including you – our readers

  • Oct 11, 2021

 

Experiment with different egg materials to make Easter eggs easier to handle and more durable. (Metro Creative Services)

Happy Easter one and all

Special greetings from our family at The News to yours – we offer a little holiday history

  • Apr 4, 2021

 

Easter Bunny not a COVID-19 carrier, allowed to do drop offs

Easter Bunny not a COVID-19 carrier, allowed to do drop offs

World Health Organization grants permission to Bunny as he cannot transfer the virus

 

The best thing a flower-lover can do is buy locally to reduce the travel-related carbon footprint, says Julia Zini. (Black Press Media)

VIDEO: Flower fans push industry to be more eco-conscious

Vancouver shop owner Rosemin Jutha says she buys 90 per cent of her flowers from United Flower Growers

The best thing a flower-lover can do is buy locally to reduce the travel-related carbon footprint, says Julia Zini. (Black Press Media)
This painting by Leonhard Beck, dating back to 1510, shows St. Valentine, the namesake of St. Valentine’s Day. (Wikimedia Commons)

Valentine’s Day rooted in Pagan, Roman and Christian traditions

While its namesake is a Christian saint, the day of love has a complex history

This painting by Leonhard Beck, dating back to 1510, shows St. Valentine, the namesake of St. Valentine’s Day. (Wikimedia Commons)