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by Castlegar Source on Thursday Feb 06 2020

In a press release issued today, the World Health Organization (WHO) announced a forum to be held in response to the coronavirus outbreak.

“WHO is convening a global research and innovation forum to mobilize international action in response to the new coronavirus (2019-nCoV),” the release began, and reads as follows:

by Contributor on Wednesday Feb 05 2020

A Billion Reasons to Care  is the first provincial review of the $1.4 billion-dollar contracted long-term care sector in British Columbia.

by John Horgan on Thursday Jan 30 2020

There was a time, not long ago, when the idea of what counted as “women’s work” was much more limited than it is today.

When I heard about a young machinist from Delta, B.C. named Chelsea, I wanted to learn more about her path into the trades.

by Rossland Telegraph on Tuesday Jan 28 2020

One case of the new coronavirus has been identified in BC.    

Adrian Dix, Minister of Health, and Dr. Bonnie Henry, B.C.'s provincial health officer (PHO), have issued the following joint statement regarding a case of a novel coronavirus (2019-nCoV):

“Late yesterday, our BC Centre for Disease Control public health lab confirmed a positive test for 2019-nCoV.

by Contributor on Monday Jan 27 2020

Adrian Dix, Minister of Health, and Dr. Bonnie Henry, B.C.'s provincial health officer, have issued the following joint statement regarding the coronavirus in Ontario:

"We can confirm that a resident of Ontario is presumed positive for the novel coronavirus that arose late last year in Wuhan, China.

by Contributor on Friday Jan 24 2020

Fentanyl use by people who use drugs in B.C. has doubled since 2015, and two-thirds of people are aware they’ve taken it, finds new research from the BC Centre for Disease Control (BCCDC).

by Castlegar Source on Wednesday Jan 22 2020

RCMP are seeking the public’s assistance to identify the remains of a person found 47 years ago.

by Castlegar Source on Monday Jan 20 2020

The RCMP and the BC Coroners Service are investigating the sudden death of a skier, discovered in medical distress late Friday afternoon outside of Fernie B.C.

by Dermod Travis on Friday Jan 17 2020

You likely missed them, but on December 30, B.C. Liberal MLA and trade critic Ben Stewart launched two tweet missiles. They were duds.

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