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One result of eating together is eating better

Ice fishing on Yellow Lake

Ice fishing on Yellow Lake

Lack of rail service halts Kaleden fruit

Shipment of fruit from the Kaleden Co-op cold storage has been held up for the past week by lack of railroad service. Some 85,000 boxes of apples are still being held in storage, including Winesap, Delicious, Newtown, Mcintosh, Sptizenberg and Sayman. Condition is remarkably good, considering that all fruit was in a riper condition than usual when received in cold storage.
New Canadian physical activity guidelines released

New Canadian physical activity guidelines released

The Canadian Society for Exercise Physiology (CSEP) last week announced new Canadian Physical Activity Guidelines. The new guidelines state children (5-11 years) and youth (12-17 years) require at least 60 minutes of moderate- to vigorous-intensity activity per day while adults (18-64 years) and older adults (65 years and older) must get at least 150 minutes of moderate- to vigorous-intensity physical activity per week.

January historical notes for the Okanagan Similkameen

From the Penticton Herald archives

Increasing household debt: a problem Canadians can no longer ignore

Since the 1980’s, household debt as a share of personal disposable income has almost tripled in Canada, rising from 50 per cent to 146 per cent in 2010. Many organizations, including the Bank of Canada, have expressed concern about the potential consequences of Canadians’ rising debt.