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Street drug use should be decriminalized to cut deaths, says B.C. health officer

Street drug use should be decriminalized to cut deaths, says B.C. health officer

VICTORIA — British Columbia's health officer is urging the provincial government to consider the decriminalization of people caught with illegal drugs as another step to stem the overdose crisis. Dr.
Early data suggests no spike in drug-impaired driving charges since cannabis legalization

Early data suggests no spike in drug-impaired driving charges since cannabis legalization

VANCOUVER — Canadian police say they haven't been busting many more stoned drivers six months after legalization, but they are reminding drivers to keep cannabis out of reach.
Ship capable of washing sea lice from farmed salmon now on B.C. coast

Ship capable of washing sea lice from farmed salmon now on B.C. coast

CAMPBELL RIVER, B.C. — A huge vessel capable of offering what is described as "fish friendly health treatments" to farmed salmon is now at work for the largest Atlantic salmon farming company in British Columbia.
Minister defends catch- and-release chinook rules

Minister defends catch- and-release chinook rules

North Vancouver MP and Fisheries and Oceans Canada Minister Jonathan Wilkinson is defending his government's new restrictions that will severely curtail fishing for the at-risk Fraser River chinook salmon.
Celeb chef Vikram Vij to 'play a role' in Burnaby SFU's new food program

Celeb chef Vikram Vij to 'play a role' in Burnaby SFU's new food program

Burnaby SFU students should see a change in the fare offered at their cafeterias next month.
Singh says childhood abuse steeled him for scrutiny and stress of politics

Singh says childhood abuse steeled him for scrutiny and stress of politics

NDP Leader Jagmeet Singh says he decided to "take a chance" and share his story of childhood sexual abuse in hopes of helping other victims. He recounts the assaults for the first time in his book, Love & Courage , released today.
Drug linked to U.S. 'zombie' outbreak found in Interior

Drug linked to U.S. 'zombie' outbreak found in Interior

It reportedly caused a mass intoxication of 33 people in New York City in July 2016
Canadians blame celebs, technology, politicians for bad manners

Canadians blame celebs, technology, politicians for bad manners

Over the past few weeks, Research Co. has taken a look at etiquette in Canada. We learned that Canadians are hearing colourful language in public, and sometimes using it, more often than before.
Beer or wine with your Pacific Buffet? B.C. Ferries plans booze test in summer

Beer or wine with your Pacific Buffet? B.C. Ferries plans booze test in summer

Passengers might be able to purchase a glass of beer or wine on B.C. Ferries as early as this summer. A company spokesperson confirmed Wednesday that B.C. Ferries is developing a pilot project to add beer and wine to its Pacific Buffet menu.
Here's the summer 2019 weather forecast for B.C.

Here's the summer 2019 weather forecast for B.C.

Summer is expected to see above average temperatures across the province
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