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B.C.'s first health centre catering to francophone community to open in the fall

B.C.'s first health centre catering to francophone community to open in the fall

VANCOUVER — A new health centre dedicated to serving British Columbia's French-language speakers will open its doors this fall in Vancouver. A statement from B.C.
'If someone's in trouble, you help': First Nations coast guard auxiliary units fill critical response gaps

'If someone's in trouble, you help': First Nations coast guard auxiliary units fill critical response gaps

When boaters get into trouble in remote areas of B.C.’s coast, First Nations communities are usually the first to arrive and relay critical information, says the coast guard
Narrow escape from murder plot inspired ex-police chief’s interest in meditation

Narrow escape from murder plot inspired ex-police chief’s interest in meditation

Les Sylven, who served as Central Saanich chief, earned his PhD from UVic based on a study of meditation that began soon after he was targeted in a murder-suicide plot as a first-year cop
Climate change disasters require emergency plans for dialysis patients, experts say

Climate change disasters require emergency plans for dialysis patients, experts say

When catastrophic floods severed a bridge and washed away or closed highways in southern British Columbia, Mitchell Dyck and other patients needing regular life-saving dialysis had to be flown to hospital by helicopter.
Search turns to recovery operation for missing B.C. boater found dead

Search turns to recovery operation for missing B.C. boater found dead

MISSION, BRITISH COLUMBIA — RCMP in Mission, B.C., say search and rescue crews have recovered the body of a 37-year-old boater who had been missing since Friday night.
Witnesses report pea-sized hail as storm hits parts of B.C.'s south coast

Witnesses report pea-sized hail as storm hits parts of B.C.'s south coast

WHITE ROCK, B.C. — Environment Canada said storms tracking over British Columbia's south coast on Saturday brought hail to the region, with one witness reporting pellets the size of large peas blanketing his local streets.
Environment Canada issues rainfall warnings for parts of northeastern B.C.

Environment Canada issues rainfall warnings for parts of northeastern B.C.

FORT NELSON, B.C. — Parts of northeastern British Columbia are under rainfall warnings as a narrow band of intense storms moves through the area.
South Island could be in most quake-prone part of the Pacific coast: study

South Island could be in most quake-prone part of the Pacific coast: study

A new study has found the section of the Cascadia Subduction Zone that includes the south Island and Washington state could be the most susceptible to a major earthquake
Langford man convicted of sexually assaulting employee wins new trial

Langford man convicted of sexually assaulting employee wins new trial

Kyle Christopher Mostowy was found guilty five years ago of sexual assault in connection with incidents in 2014 involving a female employee
'Desperately needed' new $47M RCMP detachment opens in North Cowichan

'Desperately needed' new $47M RCMP detachment opens in North Cowichan

“The old building was well past its best-before date,” says North Cowichan Mayor Rob Douglas.