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More than 1,000 lives lost to toxic unregulated drugs in first...

Though the risk of death posed by the unregulated drug supply remains extremely high, the number of deaths in British Columbia due to drug...

B.C. evacuation order rescinded but district says wildfire remains ‘volatile’

The Peace River Regional District says residents of 14 properties in rural areas north of Fort St. John may return home after being ordered...

BC Hydro set to start first hunt in 15 years for...

Vancouver: The Crown utility in charge of generating and delivering electricity in British Columbia says the province is going to need enough new power...

B.C. becomes first province to provide universal coverage for opioid...

Victoria: The British Columbia government is expanding access to opioid treatment medications such as methadone by providing universal coverage to help people with substance...

Pathologist in B.C. murder trial defends independence, impartiality

Vancouver: A pathologist who performed an autopsy on the body of a 13-year-old girl found dead in a park defended his impartiality as an...

Innovative program helps B.C. patients with overdose related brain injuries

Richmond: British Columbia is eyeing the expansion of a first-of-its-kind program in Canada that aims to help patients living with mild to moderate overdose-related...

Province boosts supports for newcomers arriving in B.C.

Newcomers, including international students and foreign workers, will soon receive enhanced supports to help them thrive in their new communities as they contribute to...

B.C. sets record, delivers 350,000 surgeries last fiscal...

Victoria: The British Columbia government says the province set a record for the most surgeries performed in the last fiscal year. A report from the...

Former NDP cabinet minister Harry Lali joins Opposition BC United,...

Victoria: A former New Democrat cabinet minister says he is joining the Opposition BC United, saying his former party no longer champions rural British Columbia. Harry...

First Nations in B.C. died at a much higher rate from...

Vancouver: Doug Kelly, the grand chief of the Sto:lo Nation, says parents need to love their children unconditionally even if they use drugs. His advice...