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Rural Indigenous students benefit from new mobile training units

Post-secondary students in rural and remote Indigenous communities throughout B.C. will soon have better access to health-care and technology training close to home. The B.C....

$118M to support B.C. family doctors, keep clinics open until...

Vancouver: Family doctors in British Columbia will be eligible for an average $25,000 each to help tide them over until a new compensation model...

B.C. drug death toll passes 10,000 since declaration of emergency in...

Victoria: British Columbia has lost more than 10,000 lives to illicit drugs since the province declared a public health emergency in April 2016, chief coroner...

Provincial Rebate improvements make electric vehicles more accessible

VICTORIA - The Province is improving accessibility to electric vehicles (EVs) by increasing maximum rebate amounts and ensuring they are going to people who need...

Rachna Singh statement on police-reported hate crimes in B.C.

VICTORIA - Rachna Singh, Parliamentary Secretary for Anti-Racism Initiatives, has issued the following statement on the release of new data from Statistics Canada on...

Early childhood educator bursaries support career growth for key professionals

VICTORIA - More early childhood educators (ECEs) are furthering their education goals with financial support from the ECE Education Support Fund. Child care centres may...

Turning the page on adult literacy with increased funding

People will have an opportunity to write the next chapter of their lives with funding for adult learning programs to improve literacy, math and...

More B.C. heat records fall, conditions prompt flood watch, but no...

Vancouver: Temperature records are melting across British Columbia as a prolonged heat spell grips the province but Emergency Management BC says it is not...

Kevin Falcon would close urgent primary healthcare centers, reducing access to...

The BC Liberals launched an attack on “government-run UPCCs,” setting the stage for their closure and reducing access to public health services.  In a news...

Heat warnings for much of B.C. with temperatures up to 40...

VANCOUVER — Heat warnings have been posted across much of British Columbia as Environment Canada predicts temperatures up to 40 C in some regions. The...

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