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UPDATE: Overdose deaths down in January, but risk still ‘extreme’: coroner

An average of seven people died every two days last month, according to the latest numbers.

Costly Parkinson’s treatment to be covered for ‘small group’ of British Columbians

Health Minister Terry Lake said ‘suitable patients’ will be identified as part of a pilot project.

FortisBC warns of fraudsters offering to inspect furnaces

The utility says its staff do not solicit door-to-door.

B.C. braces for more snow, winds and ice in Wednesday storm

Environment Canada's storm and snowfall warnings stretch from parts of Vancouver Island to the Interior.

Dealer, player charged after allegedly cheating at a Kelowna casino

One man from Kamloops and another from Kelowna have been charged for what investigators are calling “Cheat at Play".

HandyDart users concerned about wait times and ride availability: seniors’ report

Wait times and ride availability a problem for one-third of B.C. riders, according to the Office of the Seniors Advocate.

VIDEO: BC Muslim Association calls on police, Muslims to be vigilant after Quebec mosque shooting

Early reports indicate six people killed and five in critical condition after an attack in Quebec City.

B.C. religious leaders call on Canada to act against U.S. immigration ban

Rabbis, priests and imams urge federal government to issue temporary visas to those stuck in U.S. ports of entry.

Death is a medical choice, but not for everyone

Doctors and some patients in B.C. are learning legalization isn’t perfect

914 people die from drug overdoses in B.C. in 2016: coroner’s report

Overdose deaths increased by 80 per cent compared to 2015

New licence plates announced to showcase B.C. parks

Three options include Purcell Mountains, Porteau Cove and the Kermode bear.

Doctors at Pemberton clinic call on employers to start paying for sick notes

Woman posts photo of letter on Facebook she received when asking for medical note

UPDATE: 1,100 teachers to be hired in interim staffing deal

NDP's Rob Fleming says Christy Clark government has a long way to go, thousands of classes don't even meet current class size rules

VIDEO: Gambling and drug addicts share similar brain activity: UBC study

Evidence suggests the same treatment for heroin addiction and alcoholism could be the same for gambling disorder.

New year, new camping reservation system in B.C.

Starting Jan. 2, campsites can booked around the clock, four months in advance.

Where’s Santa right now? Track the jolly ol’ man ’till he hits your roof

Santa Claus has already begun his worldwide journey, delivering more than two billion gifts by 8 a.m.

128 more illicit drug deaths in B.C. in November, 755 deaths this year

The highest number of overdose deaths this year have occurred in Vancouver, Surrey, and Victoria.

Gaming grant oversight needs overhaul, A-G finds

Review of B.C.'s $135-million gaming grant fund shows gap in how government measures performance.

Province delays launch of new school curriculum

Bernier unveils one-year extension, shift in timing of FSA tests

China, RCMP ink deal to battle flow of deadly fentanyl

RCMP Commisioner Bob Paulson met with Chinese vice-minister Chen Zhimin this week in Ottawa.