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Goward lukewarm about caribou recovery plan

  • North Thompson Valley updated Feb 16, 2017 at 12:58 PM

Naturalist and lichenologist a longtime critic of the government’s attempts to help the caribou survive

B.C. transplant specialist says drug overdose organ donors on the rise

  • B.C.  updated Feb 18, 2017 at 8:59 AM

The Canadian Transplant Society said it makes no difference to transplant recipients if an organ comes from someone killed by drug overdose.

B.C. to get $10-million boost to fight opioid crisis

  • B.C.  updated Feb 17, 2017 at 3:02 PM

The federal government announces $65 million across Canada in response to the opioid overdose crisis.

B.C. forest recovery gets $150 million

  • B.C. posted Feb 17, 2017 at 2:00 PM

Forest Enhancement Society gets one-time grant to clean up forest fire fuel and plant trees around the province

B.C. and Ottawa reach $1.4-billion mental health and home care deal

  • B.C. updated Feb 17, 2017 at 3:40 PM

The province is the sixth to sign a separate deal after failed attempts to secure a multilateral accord.

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

  • B.C.  updated Feb 17, 2017 at 3:20 PM

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

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