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Nearly one-quarter of trails in southern B.C., Alberta unmapped and unmanaged: study

Nearly one-quarter of trails in southern B.C., Alberta unmapped and unmanaged: study

New research has spelled out for the first time the gap between official lists of trails in the southern Rockies and the number of trails there actually are, suggesting effects from the growing number of backcountry users may be larger than suspected
Physician assistants should be allowed to practice in B.C., says Greens' deputy leader

Physician assistants should be allowed to practice in B.C., says Greens' deputy leader

Dr. Sanjiv Gandhi said he’s had numerous emails from physician assistants looking to work in B.C. and has to turn them away, even though they could save the system money.
Judge denies bail to man charged after fentanyl, firearms found in Burnaby condo

Judge denies bail to man charged after fentanyl, firearms found in Burnaby condo

Brent William Van Buskirk, 35, was arrested during Project Juliet, a combined forces operation targeting an 'organized crime group' operating in Victoria and the Lower Mainland, according to police. Search warrants turned up 20 firearms and $30M worth of fentanyl and other drugs.
From hardhats to boots: PPE Is keeping women from the trades

From hardhats to boots: PPE Is keeping women from the trades

Poorly fitting safety gear is dangerous, and a fact of life for women in construction.
Settlement announced for collective damages for language, culture loss in residential schools

Settlement announced for collective damages for language, culture loss in residential schools

“The settlement is about giving our nations the support they need to pick up the broken pieces, to start healing our communities," said Dr. Matthew Coon Come
SkyTrain ads call for free birth control prescriptions in B.C.

SkyTrain ads call for free birth control prescriptions in B.C.

"Free prescription contraception is long overdue in B.C.," says Sophie Choong with AccessBC.
B.C. experiencing 'volatile, dangerous' avalanche conditions

B.C. experiencing 'volatile, dangerous' avalanche conditions

Three British Columbians have died this avalanche season.
Boudreau firing evokes Vancouver Canucks' dubious departures

Boudreau firing evokes Vancouver Canucks' dubious departures

Rick Tocchet replaced Bruce Boudreau on Sunday - the latest in the Canucks’ history of dubious departures.
No $2,500 refund for dead cat, B.C. tribunal rules

No $2,500 refund for dead cat, B.C. tribunal rules

Susan Ellis went to the Civil Resolution Tribunal to either get a refund or her vet bills covered.
What B.C. travellers need to know about Mexico's new smoking ban

What B.C. travellers need to know about Mexico's new smoking ban

You won't be able to light up at your leisure. Does this change your vacation plans?
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