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Mental health problems more than double chance of opioid abuse: StatsCan

Mental health problems more than double chance of opioid abuse: StatsCan

Pain management has primarily relied on prescription opioids for treatment and has contributed to the development of Canada’s opioid crisis, new research from Statistics Canada shows.
'It's taxes or pitchforks': 3 B.C. millionaires join call to tax the rich

'It's taxes or pitchforks': 3 B.C. millionaires join call to tax the rich

Tax the rich, say some of the world’s wealthiest
Rapid tests to be distributed to schools in British Columbia

Rapid tests to be distributed to schools in British Columbia

VICTORIA — Schools in British Columbia will soon get rapid antigen tests as a way to reduce the transmission of COVID-19 among staff, including teachers and administrators.
B.C. flood victims eligible for support navigating recovery funding beginning Feb. 1

B.C. flood victims eligible for support navigating recovery funding beginning Feb. 1

VICTORIA — Residents in British Columbia who were affected by flooding will be eligible next month for personalized support to help navigate the recovery process and available funding programs. The B.C.
Slight uptick in natural gas drilling expected this year

Slight uptick in natural gas drilling expected this year

Royalty review in B.C. may be squelching some investments: CAPP
LNG Canada construction kicking into high gear

LNG Canada construction kicking into high gear

$17 billion project now past halfway to completion

Four innocent bystanders hurt in recent Metro Vancouver shootings: police

SURREY, B.C. — Police say recent shootings in Metro Vancouver that injured four innocent bystanders appear to be connected to street-level drug trafficking. Chief Supt.
The BCCDC changed its guidance of self-isolation and managing COVID-19. Here's what to know.

The BCCDC changed its guidance of self-isolation and managing COVID-19. Here's what to know.

The agency made sweeping changes to its COVID-19 guidance this week.
Avalanche danger posted for B.C. and Alberta backcountry users

Avalanche danger posted for B.C. and Alberta backcountry users

REVELSTOKE, B.C. — A special avalanche warning has been posted for recreational backcountry users in several regions of B.C. and Alberta as warm temperatures make the snowpack unstable.
Tonga volcanic eruption suspected cause after water pipe to Ucluelet First Nation broken

Tonga volcanic eruption suspected cause after water pipe to Ucluelet First Nation broken

State of emergency declared, jugs of water being trucked in