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Ambulance service boost plan not working, union says

Ambulance service boost plan not working, union says

Daily call volume leading up to and through the long weekend consistently averaged 2,000 calls, up from an average of 1,400 to 1,500.
No evidence train caused wildfire that destroyed Lytton: TSB

No evidence train caused wildfire that destroyed Lytton: TSB

No links have been found between a train passing through Lytton, B.C., and a fire that decimated the town 20 minutes later, according to a Transportation Safety Board investigation.
Southern resident orcas do not lack for food, researchers say

Southern resident orcas do not lack for food, researchers say

The numbers of chinook in the Salish Sea in summer are four to six times more abundant for southern resident killer whales than northern resident killer whales, according to a new paper.
Fort St. John firefighters show their support for healthcare workers

Fort St. John firefighters show their support for healthcare workers

Fort St. John firefighters are proving that a bouquet of flowers and plenty of kind words can go a long way in boosting morale for local healthcare workers.
Safety alert: Canada-wide recall issued for hand sanitizer due to 'health risks'

Safety alert: Canada-wide recall issued for hand sanitizer due to 'health risks'

Hand sanitizer containing elevated levels of acetaldehyde may increase the risk of cancer.
'Rather see the house have a new life': B.C. couple lists home for $1

'Rather see the house have a new life': B.C. couple lists home for $1

'We'd just love to see our home go to a good home!'
First phase of Kin Park upgrades taking shape

First phase of Kin Park upgrades taking shape

Work is wrapping up on Phase 1 of the Kin Park reconstruction project. Though Phase 1 won't be completed this fall, here's what is done so far.
After 15-minute wait for an ambulance, B.C. woman calls a cab to get to hospital

After 15-minute wait for an ambulance, B.C. woman calls a cab to get to hospital

Erin Booth says it's important for people to have a backup plan while ambulance staffing shortages are worked out.
What B.C. residents need to know about COVID-19 testing when the U.S. border opens

What B.C. residents need to know about COVID-19 testing when the U.S. border opens

Your trip across the border might end up costing you a pretty penny 💸
British Columbia spends $132 million on treatment services

British Columbia spends $132 million on treatment services

The investment means means 130 full-time staff and 195 new substance-use treatment beds across the province.