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Officer dies tragically while on duty in Saskatchewan: RCMP

Regina: RCMP in Saskatchewan say an officer died tragically while on duty early this morning. Police say in a news release that the death is...

Expanded medical device coverage for people with diabetes

VICTORIA - British Columbians living with diabetes will now have the Dexcom G6, a continuous glucose monitor (CGM) that provides regular updates on blood...

ICBC issues second COVID-19 rebate

VICTORIA - ICBC will issue a second COVID-19 rebate in recognition of lower claims costs due to fewer crashes during the COVID-19 pandemic. "We've been...

Update on Save-On-Foods Memorial Centre temporary shelter

BC Housing has secured the temporary use of Mount Tolmie Hospital in Saanich to ensure everyone maintains their accommodation, as the lease on Save-On-Foods...

Lack of NDP action on ambulance shortage risks lives

VICTORIA – While British Columbians are left waiting hours for ambulances in emergencies, the BC Liberals are calling on Premier John Horgan to step...

Private sector jobs plan long overdue for B.C.

KAMLOOPS – As employment in B.C. declines for a second month, and with the private sector still down 61,000 jobs compared to pre-pandemic levels...

Parliamentary secretary’s statement on B.C. Seniors’ Week

Mable Elmore, Parliamentary Secretary for Seniors’ Services and Long-Term Care, has issued the following statement in recognition of Seniors’ Week, June 6-12, 2021: “B.C. Seniors’...

Identifying children’s remains at B.C. residential school stalled by lack of...

Vancouver: A lack of access to records and first-hand data would hinder the ability to identify the remains of 215 children found at a...

Provinces consider COVID-19 vaccine incentives to reach people not getting shots

Surrey: Some leaders are mulling incentives to get COVID-19 vaccine into the arms of hard-to-reach populations as infection rates slowly decline in most of...

There is still time for Horgan to stop excluding Legions from...

Victoria – MLA for Abbotsford South and Opposition Critic for Citizens’ Services Bruce Banman is reminding Premier John Horgan that it is not too...

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