Community Happenings

A New Beginning – Kids and families at the new Sunny Hill Health Centre at BC Children’s Hospital will now receive care in a place designed just for them.

Sunny Hill Health Centre is the only pediatric developmental care and rehabilitation centre of its kind in BC. Patients here may be recovering from life-altering events like traumatic injuries or strokes, or receive assessments or care for developmental conditions like cerebral palsy. These children often show resilience beyond their years.

Statement by the Prime Minister on Rosh Hashana

“Tonight at sunset, Jewish communities in Canada and around the world will celebrate Rosh Hashana, the Jewish New Year.

“Rosh Hashana is the beginning of the High Holidays, culminating in Yom Kippur. Normally, it’s a time for families and loved ones to reflect on the past year and their hopes for the future, and come together to pray and share meals.

Statement from Andrew Wilkinson on Rosh Hashanah

Leader of the Official Opposition, Andrew Wilkinson, released the following statement today for Rosh Hashanah:

“This evening, Jewish families across British Columbia will gather at sundown to celebrate Rosh Hashanah, marking the start of the Jewish New Year and the beginning of the High Holidays.

Romance is in the Air ‘A Flight to Catch’ by Pooja Valeja

Trainer, Publicist, Entrepreneur and now Author, Pooja Valeja is all set to launch her very first fiction, ‘A Flight to Catch: A Tale of Unspoken Words’. A book that interestingly portrays various moulds of a relationship through a seamless story line. It explains the nuances and the delicate feelings of a transcending relationship from being acquaintances, to the closest of friends, to lovers and eventually with a twist in the tail.

Statement by the Prime Minister on Nayrouz

“Nayrouz marks the beginning of Thout, the first month of the Coptic calendar. The festival, also known as the Feast of Rivers, originally started as a day of thanksgiving for the rising waters of the Nile, which irrigated surrounding crops and provided sustenance for the ancient Egyptians.