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'On the cusp of collapse': B.C. mayor pushing for community to be included in healthcare loan forgiveness program

'On the cusp of collapse': B.C. mayor pushing for community to be included in healthcare loan forgiveness program

Oliver mayor Mayor Martin Johansen spent four months reaching out to the province to find out why the town wasn’t on the list.
B.C.'s new family doctor payment model takes aim at 'crisis' in primary care

B.C.'s new family doctor payment model takes aim at 'crisis' in primary care

VANCOUVER — More than 1,000 family doctors have so far signed onto British Columbia's new compensation model, the health minister said as the plan came into effect Wednesday.
Prince George RCMP officers charged with manslaughter

Prince George RCMP officers charged with manslaughter

Counts stem from July 2017 death of Dale Culver; three other officers charged with attempting to obstruct justice
Underwater noise regulation changes will harm seals: environmentalists

Underwater noise regulation changes will harm seals: environmentalists

Squamish's Woodfibre LNG says proposed permit amendments to underwater noise and water quality regulations make the project feasible and clarify its responsibilities.
Vancouver developer helping to green Alberta’s grid

Vancouver developer helping to green Alberta’s grid

Concord Pacific, Athabasca Chipewyan add new solar farms in Alberta
Prince George drug user group says decriminalization falls short

Prince George drug user group says decriminalization falls short

‘There’s more work that needs to be done’
Former Alberta top doctor, Deena Hinshaw, finds temporary public health post in B.C.

Former Alberta top doctor, Deena Hinshaw, finds temporary public health post in B.C.

VICTORIA — The former chief medical officer of health in Alberta, Dr. Deena Hinshaw, has a new short-term role as the deputy provincial health officer in British Columbia. B.C.'s provincial health officer, Dr.
Grant will allow Maritime Museum to digitize maps, ships' plans

Grant will allow Maritime Museum to digitize maps, ships' plans

Federal $17,000 heritage grant will allow the museum to buy a large-format scanner, so items can be digitized and made available to the public
'Like something out of Narnia': Conditions just right for 'hair ice' to grow in Island woods

'Like something out of Narnia': Conditions just right for 'hair ice' to grow in Island woods

Dead wood can produce 'hair ice,' with the help of a certain fungus that shapes the ice into fine hairs.
B.C. mother alleges high school boys grooming young girls as daughter undergoes drastic transformation

B.C. mother alleges high school boys grooming young girls as daughter undergoes drastic transformation

Along with better sex education in schools, the mother believes reintroducing junior high schools would go a long way to protect young girls from being "preyed upon" by older boys.
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