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B.C. nurse reprimanded for interrupting Indigenous smudging ceremony

B.C. nurse reprimanded for interrupting Indigenous smudging ceremony

A Trail nurse who interrupted an Indigenous family's smudging ceremony has been reprimanded and must undergo remedial education related to cultural safety and humility, ethics, sensitivity training, communication and professional standards.
Drug overdoses claimed five lives in Northeast B.C. in January

Drug overdoses claimed five lives in Northeast B.C. in January

Extreme fentanyl concentrations taint illicit drug supply in Northern B.C.
Canadian wheelchair curlers capture Paralympic bronze

Canadian wheelchair curlers capture Paralympic bronze

Fifth consecutive Paralympic podium finish for Canada
Fort St. John library celebrates 72 years

Fort St. John library celebrates 72 years

The Fort St. John public library is celebrating 72 years in 2022, and adding a range of new services including 3-D printing and cognitive kits for seniors
Michael Chong not running for Conservative leader, says 'now is not the time'

Michael Chong not running for Conservative leader, says 'now is not the time'

OTTAWA — Michael Chong says he will not be entering the Conservative leadership race. The longtime Ontario MP and 2017 leadership contender had left the door open to the possibility of another run.
Vancouver Coastal Health sues German man for $35,000 hospital bill

Vancouver Coastal Health sues German man for $35,000 hospital bill

The non-payment is a breach of B.C.'s Hospital Insurance Act.
'Stronger, faster, bigger': Buddy Streeper continues to thrive at dog sled passion

'Stronger, faster, bigger': Buddy Streeper continues to thrive at dog sled passion

Choosing the right team and who leads the pack is a skill — one that Streeper has proven he’s good at
Defence chief says guarding Far North priority, warns Russia is back in Arctic bases

Defence chief says guarding Far North priority, warns Russia is back in Arctic bases

OTTAWA — Canada's defence chief says protecting the country's Arctic region is a key priority for the Armed Forces, warning that Russia has reoccupied abandoned Cold War bases in its Far North. Speaking at a defence conference in Ottawa, Gen.
Northeast B.C. jobs count down by 1,100 in February

Northeast B.C. jobs count down by 1,100 in February

Employment in Northeast B.C. plunged by 1,100 jobs in February, though the unemployment rate was still too low to be reported for a third straight month, according to the latest data from Statistics Canada.
Thinking of installing an AC unit? A heat pump is better, says BC Hydro

Thinking of installing an AC unit? A heat pump is better, says BC Hydro

After 2021's scorching summer heat, BC Hydro recommends moving away from power-sucking AC units.