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Support and collaboration with health-care providers can help people make health decisions

Support and collaboration with health-care providers can help people make health decisions

Shared decision-making upholds person-centred care and supports people to take charge of their own health: their views, input and experiences are important contributors to health plans.
CERB helped Canadians during COVID-19 — but not the most vulnerable

CERB helped Canadians during COVID-19 — but not the most vulnerable

Canadians with disabilities were hit hardest during the pandemic. CERB limitations meant that many of them were left financially unsupported.
4 New Year’s resolutions for a healthier environment in 2022

4 New Year’s resolutions for a healthier environment in 2022

What if we expanded New Year's aspirations to include resolutions that benefit our communities, society and the planet, too?
Canada advises against cruising internationally in wake of surging COVID-19 cases

Canada advises against cruising internationally in wake of surging COVID-19 cases

The U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention warned people on Thursday not to go on cruises, too.
Independent group calls on B.C. to declare 3-week 'circuit-breaker' lockdown

Independent group calls on B.C. to declare 3-week 'circuit-breaker' lockdown

The lockdown would help reduce community transmission, according to Protecting Our Province
No, putting a spoon in an open bottle of champagne doesn’t keep it bubbly

No, putting a spoon in an open bottle of champagne doesn’t keep it bubbly

At a recent tasting, I was presenting some sparkling wines from the Limoux region of France, a region that produced sparkling wines at least 100 years before wines from the Champagne region were well known.
Safety alert: Health Canada warns sexual enhancement product may pose 'health risks'

Safety alert: Health Canada warns sexual enhancement product may pose 'health risks'

The product was previously sold in the Lower Mainland.
Here are the top 11 most memorable animal stories in Metro Vancouver of 2021

Here are the top 11 most memorable animal stories in Metro Vancouver of 2021

If you're wondering: Yes, that is a pig being lured into a police cruiser. This is real life.
All in-person B.C. Supreme Court matters postponed due to rising COVID-19 cases

All in-person B.C. Supreme Court matters postponed due to rising COVID-19 cases

A similar move was made at the start of the pandemic
No jail for B.C. man who killed cat, assaulted wife after he didn't get a birthday party

No jail for B.C. man who killed cat, assaulted wife after he didn't get a birthday party

A Williams Lake Provincial Court judge has given Brendon Nguyen a 12-month conditional sentence and a year's probation after he pleaded guilty