B.C. transplant specialist says drug overdose organ donors on the rise

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  • B.C.  updated Feb 18, 2017 at 8:59 AM

The Canadian Transplant Society said it makes no difference to transplant recipients if an organ comes from someone killed by drug overdose.


B.C. and Ottawa reach $1.4-billion mental health and home care deal

  • B.C. updated Feb 17, 2017 at 3:40 PM

The province is the sixth to sign a separate deal after failed attempts to secure a multilateral accord.


UPDATE: Overdose deaths down in January, but risk still ‘extreme’: coroner

  • B.C.  updated Feb 17, 2017 at 3:20 PM

An average of seven people died every two days last month, according to the latest numbers.


B.C. to get $10-million boost to fight opioid crisis

  • B.C.  updated Feb 17, 2017 at 3:02 PM

The federal government announces $65 million across Canada in response to the opioid overdose crisis.


Tom Cochrane's highway still rolling through this mad, mad world

  • Trail, Cranbrook, Nanaimo, Victoria, Kelowna, Kamloops, Prince George, Abbotsford  updated Feb 17, 2017 at 11:23 AM

Zest for spinning musical stories still powers Canadian songwriting icon as he celebrates his most successful album in 25th anniversary tour


Ladysmith’s inaugural Coldest Night of the Year set for next week

  • ladysmith updated Feb 16, 2017 at 7:46 PM

The Ladysmith Resources Centre Association (LRCA) is organizing the community’s inaugural Coldest Night of the Year.

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Former PM Brian Mulroney serenades President Donald Trump at fundraiser

  • posted Feb 19, 2017 at 12:22 PM

Mulroney serenades Trump at fundraiser

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