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Increase in claims of elder abuse fuels further study by B.C.'s advocate for seniors

Increase in claims of elder abuse fuels further study by B.C.'s advocate for seniors

VICTORIA — B.C.'s seniors advocate says calls related to the abuse of elders have jumped, prompting a more thorough review of the problem.
B.C.’s fentanyl market estimated to be up to $300 million

B.C.’s fentanyl market estimated to be up to $300 million

Commission of Inquiry into Money Laundering in British Columbia gets better grip on deadly impact of fentanyl
B.C. residents can apply for $500 COVID-19 recovery benefit starting December 18

B.C. residents can apply for $500 COVID-19 recovery benefit starting December 18

Eligible single recipients must make less than $87,000 to get any benefit, and $62,500 or less to get the full benefit
COVID-19 restrictions in B.C. extended one month as case numbers climb

COVID-19 restrictions in B.C. extended one month as case numbers climb

VICTORIA — COVID-19 restrictions in British Columbia have been extended to Jan. 8 as the transmission and community spread of the illness remain high, the province's top doctor said Monday.
B.C. getting first vaccine doses next week; new safety orders issued

B.C. getting first vaccine doses next week; new safety orders issued

Provincial Health Officer Dr. Bonnie Henry announced a total of 2,020 new COVID cases over the weekend and issued new public health orders effective immediately.
B.C. throne speech says NDP will focus on immediate action in COVID-19 battle

B.C. throne speech says NDP will focus on immediate action in COVID-19 battle

VICTORIA — The B.C. government is promising to immediately fight the spread of COVID-19 while also striving to meet its long-term goals on the province's economic recovery, climate change and reconciliation with Indigenous Peoples.
B.C. throne speech promises more COVID-19 pandemic spending

B.C. throne speech promises more COVID-19 pandemic spending

The BC Legislative Assembly resumed sitting today (Dec.
Throne speech promises more pandemic spending

Throne speech promises more pandemic spending

Throne speech recaps efforts to combat pandemic, promises further measures, spending

Specialist who treated rare disease among homeless wants doctors to be aware of signs

VANCOUVER — As an infectious diseases specialist, Dr. Carl Boodman has had a longtime interest in an illness that commonly afflicted soldiers during the First World War as well as people who now live in crowded refugee camps.

B.C. police watchdog launches probe into RCMP's role in Chilcotin-region crash

SURREY, B.C. — British Columbia's police watchdog has announced it's investigating RCMP actions surrounding a crash almost two months ago.