Measures include higher income assistance for residents and improved regulations to enhance public confidence.
Certain Reuven and Sysco chicken products are being recalled due to potential contamination with Listeria monocytogenes.
Carol and Leigh Pan purchased a PET/CT scanner for the B.C. Cancer Foundation to show their gratitude to Canada and to the care that Carol received when she was very ill.
The product has primarily been distributed within food-service establishments rather than retail sales.
The recall was initiated after a consumer complaint.
The first six months of 2019 saw nearly one-third fewer overdose deaths than the first six months of 2018.
“It's not our normal day-to-day life to go through chemotherapy,” she explained. “It upsets the apple cart of your life story, actually."
The study warns that differences in genetic makeup that can affect how certain racial populations respond to a drug might not be accounted for.
A panel examined 111 child and youth suicide deaths from January 1, 2013, to June 20, 2018.
A new health centre will help improve access to urgent, non-emergency healthcare for residents on the North Shore.
Park board staff are in the process of putting up signage at the beach about the closure.
Drug use at festivals like Shambhala isn’t going anywhere—they’re simply trying to make the practice safer.
Investigators are seeking to speak with anyone who may have interacted with him prior to his death.
The findings may mean that scientists can develop strategies for earlier detection of pancreatic cancer and methods to prevent the disease.
Ending the war on drugs will reduce stigma and help address overdose deaths, reads a declaration issued by the Nurses and Nurse Practitioners of B.C. and the Harm Reduction Nurses Association.
Officials are cautiously optimistic about a 2019 dip in fatal overdoses but other indicators suggest B.C.'s health emergency continues with no end in sight.
Parts of B.C.’s north and central coast are going to be hot today (August 6).
Environment Canada has issued a special air-quality statement for the South Okanagan.
Algernon Pharmaceuticals finds safe, approved generic drugs and screens them for their ability to cure different diseases to the ones they were originally billed for.
The provincial government has commissioned and shared a comprehensive report on British Columbia’s drinking water.