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Upcoming museum shows hint at adventure

Season opener next month features 30 of the earliest maps

Diets can drive you nuts - just ask Ollie

Our vet says Ollie is too fat. This has resulted in a strict health regime, which, in turn, has caused our pug dog to become slightly deranged. The veterinarian's scale indicated Ollie was 27 pounds. Pugs are supposed to weigh between 13 and 20.

Historical bus tour

Learn more about the rich history of the Gorge Waterway on Sunday as the District of Saanich hosts the Saanich Heritage Bus Tour and Tea.

Go Movies

RATINGS 5 OUTSTANDING 4 VERY GOOD 3 GOOD 2 FAIR 1 POOR OPENING Finding Nemo 3D (Cineplex Odeon Westshore, Empire Capitol 6, Empire University 4, SilverCity) A 3-D version of the animated tale about an overprotective clownfish on a journey to rescue h

Go Calendar

- Welcome to the Calendar listings. Theatre, dance, live music, nightspots and other performances appear in day-by-day listings, with family activities and ongoing exhibitions under "Attractions.

Teen toking takes a toll

As they approach their 40th birthdays, adults who smoked marijuana early and often in life face a higher likelihood of sheering off IQ points and performing more poorly on tests of reasoning, attention and memory than those who smoked pot less often,

20 Picks for the festival

With 118 acts over four jam-packed days and nights, Rifflandia isn't short on musical offerings - from underground upstarts hoping to drive a stake in the ground to veterans looking to ensure their legacy.

Calorie info to aid dieters

McDonald's in U.S. stays one step ahead of legislation

MRSA bacterium evades antiobiotics

Dear Dr. Donohue: Please inform us on the danger and symptoms of MRSA. I heard it could be found in the nostrils. I have a blister in my nostril. My doctor ignored it. How is MRSA contracted? How dangerous is it? What does it look like? A.P.


Historic Craigdarroch Castle. 1050 Joan Cres., daily 10 a.m.-4: 30 p.m. 250-592-5323. Fairmont Empress Tours: The Grand Ol' Lady is 104. Tour guides in period costume tell you the history and the gossip, daily 10 a.m. to Oct. 4.