Bob Marjanovich podcasts from Phoenix, the site of Super Bowl 57. (Nik Kowalski photo)

PODCAST: ‘The Moj’ podcasts from Super Bowl 57 in Phoenix

MOJ on Sports: Day two guests include James Lofton, Curt Menefee and Alex Singleton

Microsoft employee Alex Buscher demonstrates a search feature integration of Microsoft Bing search engine and Edge browser with OpenAI on Tuesday, Feb. 7, 2023, in Redmond. (AP Photo/Stephen Brashear)

AI search engines can now chat with us, but glitches abound

Popularity of ChatGPT put more urgency into products being developed behind the scenes

Inflation has eroded purchasing power for many Canadians, but the experience with rapidly rising prices has been far from uniform. A person leaves a Toronto supermarket with groceries on Wednesday, Oct. 5, 2022.THE CANADIAN PRESS/Alex Lupul

How much Canadians have fallen behind amid high inflation and who’s hurting the most

A closer look at how the climbing cost of living is affecting people across the country

Vant Hayes, 88, visits a cemetery in Breton, Alta., on Monday, Jan. 16, 2023. Originally called Keystone, which was established in 1909 by a group of African-American immigrants. The new Black Canadian homesteaders arrived from Oklahoma, Kansas, and Texas, just four years after Alberta became a province in 1905. THE CANADIAN PRESS/Jeff McIntosh

‘The only Black one left:’ Alberta village remembers it’s African-American roots

The early 1900s saw an exodus of African Americans to four tiny communities in Alberta

Vant Hayes, 88, visits a cemetery in Breton, Alta., on Monday, Jan. 16, 2023. Originally called Keystone, which was established in 1909 by a group of African-American immigrants. The new Black Canadian homesteaders arrived from Oklahoma, Kansas, and Texas, just four years after Alberta became a province in 1905. THE CANADIAN PRESS/Jeff McIntosh
Aerial photo shows the destruction in Hatay city centre, southern Turkey, Tuesday, Feb. 7, 2023. Donations are pouring into a Vancouver warehouse for those affected by Monday’s devastating earthquake in Turkey but a volunteer organizer says the country could most benefit from professional search and rescues teams.THE CANADIAN PRESS/AP, IHA

Vancouver’s Turkish community unites to collect donations for quake survivors

City’s Turkish community flocked to warehouse in the industrial area of Vancouver on Tuesday

Aerial photo shows the destruction in Hatay city centre, southern Turkey, Tuesday, Feb. 7, 2023. Donations are pouring into a Vancouver warehouse for those affected by Monday’s devastating earthquake in Turkey but a volunteer organizer says the country could most benefit from professional search and rescues teams.THE CANADIAN PRESS/AP, IHA
Dr. David Suzuki. (David Suzuki Foundation photo)

PODCAST: Dr. David Suzuki will retire this year as host of The Nature of Things

TODAY IN B.C.: The environmentalist and science broadcaster a household name in Canada

Dr. David Suzuki. (David Suzuki Foundation photo)
Bob Marjanovich podcasts from Phoenix, the site of Super Bowl 57. (Nik Kowalski photo)

PODCAST: Bob Marjanovich podcasts from Super Bowl 57 in Phoenix

MOJ on Sports: Day one guests include Erik Kramer, David Tyree and Jim Everett

Bob Marjanovich podcasts from Phoenix, the site of Super Bowl 57. (Nik Kowalski photo)
Microsoft CEO Satya Nadella speaks during the introduction of the integration of Microsoft Bing search engine and Edge browser with OpenAI on Tuesday, Feb. 7, 2023, in Redmond, Wash. Microsoft is fusing ChatGPT-like technology into its search engine Bing, transforming an internet service that now trails far behind Google into a new way of communicating with artificial intelligence.(AP Photo/Stephen Brashear)

Microsoft bakes ChatGPT-like tech into search engine Bing

Microsoft said a public preview of the new Bing will launch Tuesday for users who sign up for it

Microsoft CEO Satya Nadella speaks during the introduction of the integration of Microsoft Bing search engine and Edge browser with OpenAI on Tuesday, Feb. 7, 2023, in Redmond, Wash. Microsoft is fusing ChatGPT-like technology into its search engine Bing, transforming an internet service that now trails far behind Google into a new way of communicating with artificial intelligence.(AP Photo/Stephen Brashear)
Hotel Zed Tofino staff Jennie Foster, left, Ki Berentsen and Myles Beeby pose with the new amenity parked at the back of the property. (Nora O’Malley photo)

Cheeky ’70s themed ‘Shaggin’ Wagon’ pops up in Tofino ahead of Valentine’s Day

The Shaggin’ Wagon is in town for a good time, but not a long time

Hotel Zed Tofino staff Jennie Foster, left, Ki Berentsen and Myles Beeby pose with the new amenity parked at the back of the property. (Nora O’Malley photo)
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Choosing safe Valentine’s flowers, plants for pet parents

If you’re sending your sweetheart cut flowers or a potted plant for…

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Michelle Gentis and Todd Best. (HAVAN photo)

PODCAST: Adaptability and Aging in place

TODAY IN BC: HAVAN’s podcast ‘Measure Twice, Cut Once’

Michelle Gentis and Todd Best. (HAVAN photo)
Large advertisements adorn buildings and electronic billboards leading up to the NFL Super Bowl LVII football game in Phoenix, Friday, Feb. 3, 2023. (AP Photo/Ross D. Franklin)
Large advertisements adorn buildings and electronic billboards leading up to the NFL Super Bowl LVII football game in Phoenix, Friday, Feb. 3, 2023. (AP Photo/Ross D. Franklin)
Bouquets with thought are a hot topic in florals this year leading into the busiest single day in sales – Valentine’s Day. (Courtesy Brown’s the Florist)

Leave Valentine’s Day flower orders to the last minute at your own peril: B.C. florist

Flowers that tell a personalized story a trend for this year’s day of romance

Bouquets with thought are a hot topic in florals this year leading into the busiest single day in sales – Valentine’s Day. (Courtesy Brown’s the Florist)
A statue of Mother Earth sits at the front of an altar used by a Colombian shaman, healer and traditional medicine man who leads the Hummingbird Church ayahuasca ceremonies, on Sunday, Oct. 16, 2022, in Hildale, Utah. Like many groups using psychedelics as sacraments, Hummingbird functioned underground for many years, hosting word of mouth ceremonies. But in Feb. 2021, they decided to go public. (AP Photo/Jessie Wardarski)

Psychedelic churches in US pushing boundaries of religion

Growing numbers of people turning to ayahuasca in search of spiritual enlightenment

A statue of Mother Earth sits at the front of an altar used by a Colombian shaman, healer and traditional medicine man who leads the Hummingbird Church ayahuasca ceremonies, on Sunday, Oct. 16, 2022, in Hildale, Utah. Like many groups using psychedelics as sacraments, Hummingbird functioned underground for many years, hosting word of mouth ceremonies. But in Feb. 2021, they decided to go public. (AP Photo/Jessie Wardarski)
Property tax rates range from 0.24 per cent to more than 0.6 per cent in a list of B.C. municipalities compiled by a Canadian brokerage. (Black Press Media file photo)

Powell River, Whistler, top list of B.C.’s highest and lowest property tax rates

Powell River $1 million homeowner would fork over more than $4k in taxes than in Whistler

Property tax rates range from 0.24 per cent to more than 0.6 per cent in a list of B.C. municipalities compiled by a Canadian brokerage. (Black Press Media file photo)
Kimberley Alpine Resort won the $50,000 grand prize in the Mackenzie Top Peak contest in 2022. Kimberley Alpine Team photo.

Mackenzie Top Peak ski community contest launches 2023 version

Last year, Kimberley tied for first, and Fernie placed fourth in national contest

Kimberley Alpine Resort won the $50,000 grand prize in the Mackenzie Top Peak contest in 2022. Kimberley Alpine Team photo.
The famous groundhog in Wiarton, Ont., looks skyward in order to give his prognostication on Monday, Feb. 2, 2015. What is the name of this famous groundhog? (Frank Gunn/CP)

QUIZ: How much do you know about groundhogs and weather forecasting?

On Groundhog Day, Feb. 2, weather lore predicts spring

The famous groundhog in Wiarton, Ont., looks skyward in order to give his prognostication on Monday, Feb. 2, 2015. What is the name of this famous groundhog? (Frank Gunn/CP)
Comet C/2022 E3 (ZTF) was discovered by astronomers using the wide-field survey camera at the Zwicky Transient Facility this year in early March. Since then the new long-period comet has brightened This fine telescopic image from December 19 does show the comet's brighter greenish coma, short broad dust tail, and long faint ion tail stretching across a 2.5 degree wide field-of-view. (Image credit and copyright - Dan Bartlett)
Comet C/2022 E3 (ZTF) was discovered by astronomers using the wide-field survey camera at the Zwicky Transient Facility this year in early March. Since then the new long-period comet has brightened This fine telescopic image from December 19 does show the comet's brighter greenish coma, short broad dust tail, and long faint ion tail stretching across a 2.5 degree wide field-of-view. (Image credit and copyright - Dan Bartlett)
The B.C. Supreme Court ruled a Sunshine Coast man is not guilty of aggravated assault because he was ‘effectively asleep’ when he stabbed his wife in the back in 2017. (Credit: Pixabay)

Justice says B.C. man who stabbed wife in back was ‘effectively asleep’, not guilty

Man was taking huge dosages of prescription pills to control pain, insomnia

The B.C. Supreme Court ruled a Sunshine Coast man is not guilty of aggravated assault because he was ‘effectively asleep’ when he stabbed his wife in the back in 2017. (Credit: Pixabay)
Confronted with rising competition and slowing subscriber growth, Netflix has invested heavily in foreign-language programming to cater to an increasingly global audience spanning 222 million subscribers. Dreamstime | TNS

VIDEO: Netflix to end free password sharing

Bad news for those who share their streaming passwords: Netflix is clamping…

Confronted with rising competition and slowing subscriber growth, Netflix has invested heavily in foreign-language programming to cater to an increasingly global audience spanning 222 million subscribers. Dreamstime | TNS